Grand-Lahou

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Grand-Lahou
Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Grand-Lahou is located in Ivory Coast
Grand-Lahou
Grand-Lahou
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°8′N 5°1′W / 5.133°N 5.017°W / 5.133; -5.017Coordinates: 5°8′N 5°1′W / 5.133°N 5.017°W / 5.133; -5.017
Country  Ivory Coast
District Lagunes
Region Grands-Ponts
Department Grand-Lahou
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 67,483
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Grand-Lahou is a coastal town in southern Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and the seat of Grand-Lahou Department in Grands-Ponts Region, Lagunes District. Grand-Lahou is also a commune.

Grand-Lahou is situated where the Bandama River meets the Gulf of Guinea. It was occupied by the British, Germans and Dutch before the French developed it as a trading port from 1890. Grand-Lahou is a popular base for visitors to the Assagny National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 10 December 2015.