Département de Minignan
Location in Ivory Coast. Minignan Department has had these boundaries since 2011.
|2005||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Odienné Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|2011||Divided to create Kaniasso Dept|
|• Prefect||Abdou Karim Barro Baladji|
|• Total||3,500 km2 (1,400 sq mi)|
|• Density||11/km2 (28/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
Minignan Department is a department of Folon Region in Denguélé District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 38,199 and its seat is the settlement of Minignan. The sub-prefectures of the department are Kimbirila-Nord, Minignan, Sokoro, and Tienko.
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, Minignan Department became part of Folon Region in Denguélé District. At the same time, the department was split to create Kaniasso Department.
- "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
- "Découverte du Folon", ardci-rd.org, accessed 23 February 2016.
- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.
- "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
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