Attécoubé

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Attécoubé
Abidjan Te
Suburb and urban commune
Chapelle du village Ebrié Commune d'Attécoubé(Abidjan-Côte d'ivoire).JPG
Location in Abidjan
Location in Abidjan
Attécoubé is located in Ivory Coast
Attécoubé
Attécoubé
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°20′N 4°2′W / 5.333°N 4.033°W / 5.333; -4.033Coordinates: 5°20′N 4°2′W / 5.333°N 4.033°W / 5.333; -4.033
Country  Ivory Coast
District Abidjan
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 260,911
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Attécoubé (Ebrié: Abidjan Te) is a suburb of and one of the 10 urban communes of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is situated to the northwest of Abidjan's central Plateau commune,[2] overlooking the Baie du Banco. Attécoubé has a total area of 68.2 square kilometres (26.3 sq mi), 40 square kilometres (15 sq mi) of which is covered by forest and 5 square kilometres (1.9 sq mi) by Ébrié Lagoon. The commune forms part of Banco National Park.[3]

The population was 164,751 in 1988, 214,638 in 1998,[4] and 260,911 in 2014.[1] At the beginning of the colonial era, Attécoubé was exploited by the French for its timber. Its mayor, elected in municipal elections in March 2001, is Danho Paulin.

Districts[edit]

Attécoubé is separated into almost three dozen districts. These include:

Right bank[edit]

  1. Agban Attié
  2. Attécoubé 3
  3. Djéné Ecaré
  4. Santé Ecole
  5. Santé 3 Résidentiel 1
  6. Santé 3 Résidentiel 2
  7. Santé 3 Extension
  8. Fromager
  9. Déindé
  10. Asapsu
  11. Awa
  12. Jean-Paul 2
  13. Santé Carrefour
  14. Akélié
  15. Lackman
  16. Douagoville
  17. Camp Douane
  18. Jérusalem Résidentiel
  19. Jérusalem 1
  20. Jérusalem 2
  21. Jérusalem 3

Left bank[edit]

  1. Sebroko
  2. La Paix
  3. Lagune
  4. Espoir
  5. Mosquée
  6. Saint-Joseph
  7. Ecole
  8. Gbebouto
  9. Cantonnement Forestier
  10. Cité Fairmont 1
  11. Cité Fairmont 2
  12. Ecole Forestière
  13. Bidjanté

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  2. ^ Gaston, Elaine (January 20, 2015). "Ark. church explores partnering with Ivorian believers". Baptist Press. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Auzias, Dominique; Labourdette, Jean-Paul (26 November 2008). Côte d'Ivoire 2009-2010. Petit Futé. p. 171. ISBN 2-7469-2408-0. 
  4. ^ Appessika, Kouamé (2003). "The case of Abidjan, Ivory Coast" (PDF). UNDERSTANDING SLUMS: Case Studies for the Global Report on Human Settlements 2003, Bureau National d'Etudes Techniques et de Development. p. 3. Retrieved 13 February 2015.