Location in Ivory Coast. Akoupé Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 2005.
|2005||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Adzopé Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Mel Djédj|
|• Total||1,580 km2 (610 sq mi)|
|• Density||75/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Akoupé Department is a department of La Mé Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 193,518 and its seat is the settlement of Akoupé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Afféry, Akoupé, and Bécouéfin.
In 2011, districts were introduced as new first-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast. At the same time, regions were reorganised and became second-level subdivisions and all departments were converted into third-level subdivisions. At this time, Akoupé Department became part of La Mé Region in Lagunes District.
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- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
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