Lagunes District

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"Lagunes" redirects here. For the defunct region of Ivory Coast, see Lagunes Region.
Lagunes District
District des Lagunes
District
Côte d'Ivoire - District Lagunes.svg
Country  Ivory Coast
Established 2011
Capital Dabou
Area
 • Total 23,280 km2 (8,990 sq mi)
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 1,478,047
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)

Lagunes District (French: District des Lagunes) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southern part of the country. The capital of the district is Dabou.

Creation[edit]

Lagunes District was created in an 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast.[2] The territory of the district was composed by merging the former regions of Agnéby and Lagunes and removing the territory of the Abidjan Autonomous District.[3]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Lagunes District is currently subdivided into three regions and the following departments:

Population[edit]

According to the 2014 census, Lagunes District has a population of 1,478,047.[1]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 5°56′N 4°13′W / 5.933°N 4.217°W / 5.933; -4.217