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Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Bocanda is located in Ivory Coast
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 7°4′N 4°30′W / 7.067°N 4.500°W / 7.067; -4.500Coordinates: 7°4′N 4°30′W / 7.067°N 4.500°W / 7.067; -4.500
Country  Ivory Coast
District Lacs
Region N'Zi
Department Bocanda
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 60,183
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Bocanda is a town in east-central Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and seat of Bocanda Department in N'Zi Region, Lacs District. Bocanda is also a commune.

The town has a small regional medical center, a mayor's office, an active marketplace, a petrol station, a high school, five primary schools, a Catholic church, several Protestant churches, and a mosque. The traditional residents are of the Baoulé tribe; however, there is also a large Dyula population.


  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". Retrieved 9 December 2015.