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Bas-Sassandra is one of twelve administrative districts of Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire). It was created in 2011 from the former region of Bas-Sassandra with the addition of the department of Fresco, which was transferred from Sud-Bandama region.[1] The district's capital is San-Pédro. The District of Bas-Sassandra is divided into three regions: Nawa (capital: Soubré), San-Pédro (capital: San-Pédro), and Gbôklé (capital: Sassandra).

Former region[edit]

Prior to 28 September 2011, Bas-Sassandra was one of the nineteen regions of Côte d'Ivoire, and it covered 25,800 km². The region was divided into five departments: Guéyo, San Pédro, Sassandra, Soubré, and Tabou.


  1. ^ Law, Gwillim. "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Administrative Divisions of Countries ("Statoids"). 

Coordinates: 5°30′N 6°40′W / 5.500°N 6.667°W / 5.500; -6.667