Département de Dabou
Location in Ivory Coast. Dabou Department has had these boundaries since 2005.
|1998||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Abidjan Dept|
|2005||Divided to create Sikensi Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Kouakou Assoman|
|• Total||2,260 km2 (870 sq mi)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
Dabou Department is a department of Grands-Ponts Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 148,874 and its seat is the settlement of Dabou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Dabou, Lopou, and Toupah.
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, Dabou Department became part of Grands-Ponts Region in Lagunes District.
- "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
- "Découverte des Grands Ponts", ardci-rd.org, accessed 23 February 2016.
- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
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