Département de Kouto
Location in Ivory Coast. Kouto Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 2008.
|2008||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Boundiali Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Clément Koumé Bi Kalou|
|• Total||3,614 km2 (1,395 sq mi)|
|• Density||36/km2 (93/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Kouto Department is a department of Bagoué Region in Savanes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 129,598 and its seat is the settlement of Kouto. The sub-prefectures of the department are Blességué, Gbon, Kolia, Kouto, and Sianhala.
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, Kouto Department became part of Bagoué Region in Savanes District.
- "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
- "Le département de Kouto", rezoivoire.net, accessed 26 February 2016.
- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- Décret n° 2008-96 du 5 mars 2008 portant création des départements de Bettié, Botro, Guéyo, Koro, Kouto, Ouangolodougou, Sinématiali, Tiapoum, Yakassé-Attobrou et Zoukougbeu.
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