Fromager

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Fromager Region
Région du Fromager
Defunct region of Ivory Coast
2000–2011
Location of Fromager
Location of Fromager Region in Ivory Coast
Capital Gagnoa
History
 •  Established as a first-level subdivision via division of Marahoué and Haut-Sassandra Regions 2000
 •  Disestablished 2011
Area 6,903 km2 (2,665 sq mi)
Today part of Gôh Region

Fromager Region is a defunct region of Ivory Coast. From 2000 to 2011, it was a first-level subdivision region. The region's capital was Gagnoa and its area was 6,903 km².[1] Since 2011, the area formerly encompassed by the region is the second-level Gôh Region in Gôh-Djiboua District.[2]

Creation[edit]

Fromager Region was created in 2000 by combining Gagnoa Department from Haut-Sassandra Region and Oumé Department from Marahoué Region.

Administrative divisions[edit]

For its entire existence, Fromager was divided into two departments: Gagnoa and Oumé.

Abolition[edit]

Fromager Region was abolished as part of the 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. The area formerly encompassed by the region is now Gôh Region. Gôh is one of two regions in the first-level Gôh-Djiboua District.

Coordinates: 6°15′N 5°55′W / 6.250°N 5.917°W / 6.250; -5.917

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Statoids.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  2. ^ Décret n° 2011-263 du 28 septembre 2011 portant organisation du territoire national en Districts et en Régions.