Aboisso

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Aboisso
Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Palm oil factory in Aboisso
Palm oil factory in Aboisso
Aboisso is located in Ivory Coast
Aboisso
Aboisso
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°28′N 3°12′W / 5.467°N 3.200°W / 5.467; -3.200Coordinates: 5°28′N 3°12′W / 5.467°N 3.200°W / 5.467; -3.200[1]
Country  Ivory Coast
District Comoé
Region Sud-Comoé
Department Aboisso
Population (2014)
 • Total 86,115
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Aboisso is the a town of in south-eastern Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and is the seat of Aboisso Department. It is also a commune and the seat of Sud-Comoé Region in Comoé District. The town lies on the Soumié River.

The town's population is primarily composed of the Anyi Sanwi ethnic group, a branch of the Akan people. Once part of the Krindjabo kingdom, the city also served as a staging point for Marcel Treich-Laplène's early explorations of Ivory COast. The area is served by Aboisso Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ivory Coast Cities Longitude & Latitude". sphereinfo.com. Retrieved 18 November 2010.