Département de Grand-Bassam
Location in Ivory Coast. Grand-Bassam Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 1998.
|1998||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Aboisso Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Djoman Mathias Beudje|
|• Total||1,011 km2 (390 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Grand-Bassam Department is a department of Sud-Comoé Region in Comoé District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 179,063 and its seat is the settlement of Grand-Bassam. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bongo, Bonoua, and Grand-Bassam.
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, Grand-Bassam Department remained part of the retained Sud-Comoé Region in the new Comoé District.
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- "Découverte du Sud-Comoé", ardci-rd.ci, accessed 23 February 2016.
- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
- "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
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