Bas-Sassandra Region

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For the district formed in 2011, see Bas-Sassandra District.
Bas-Sassandra Region
Region of Ivory Coast
Coat of arms of Ivory Coast
Côte d'Ivoire - Bas-Sassandra.svg
Country  Côte d'Ivoire
Regional Capital San-Pédro
 • Total 25,800 km2 (10,000 sq mi)
Population (2014)
 • Total 2,179,250
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Bas-Sassandra Region was one of the 19 regions of Ivory Coast. The region's capital was San-Pédro. The region's area is 25,800 km²,[1] and has a population of 2,179,250 (as of the 2014 census).[2]


The region was divided into five departments:


Since the 2011 administrative reorganziation, the department of Fresco has been annexed into Bas-Sassandra (formerly part of the region of Sud-Bandama). Therefore, the region effectively became a district without much change in territory.

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


  1. ^ "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". Retrieved 24 June 2015.