Moronou Region

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Moronou Region

Région du Moronou
Official seal of Moronou Region
Location of Moronou Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Lacs District
Location of Moronou Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Lacs District
Country Ivory Coast
2012Established via division of N'Zi Region[1][2]
Regional seatBongouanou
 • PrefectNemlin Houande Henriette Epse Diahi Néssero
 • Council PresidentPascal Affi N'Guessan
 • Total6,670 km2 (2,580 sq mi)
 • Total352,616
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Moronou Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast. Since its creation in 2012, it has been one of four regions in Lacs District. The seat of the region is Bongouanou and the region's population in the 2014 census was 352,616.

Moronou is currently divided into three departments: Arrah, Bongouanou, and M'Batto.

Moronou is the most recently created region of Ivory Coast. It was formed in 2012[1][2] after the other 30 regions had been organised in 2011. Moronou was created by splitting off three departments from N'Zi Region.[1][2]

Regional Council of Moronou[edit]

Election Results[edit]

2013 Ivory Coast Regional Elections: Moronou[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Independent Véronique Aka 20,459 46.18
PDCI–RDA Ahoua N'Doli 13,973 31.54
Independent Assoumou Mea 6,349 14.33
Independent Akpoue Brou Jean 3,518 7.94
2018 Ivory Coast Regional Elections: Moronou[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
FPI Pascal Affi N'Guessan 26,027 43.15
PDCI–RDA Véronique Aka 25,703 42.61
Independent Siméon Ané Boni 7,601 12.60


  1. ^ a b c "Conseil des Ministres du mercredi 04 Juillet 2012 : De nouvelles entités administratives créées",, 5 July 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Décret n° 2012-612 du 04 juillet 2012 portant création de la Région du Moronou.
  3. ^ "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)",, 2 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Moronou",, accessed 23 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". Retrieved 5 December 2015.
  6. ^ COMMISSION ELECTORALE INDEPENDANTE (21 April 2013). "ELECTION DES CONSEILLERS REGIONAUX" (PDF) (in French). Moronou. p. 2. Retrieved 13 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Elections Municipales et Régionales 2018 en Côte d'ivoire". Abidjan (in French). Moronou. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

Coordinates: 6°39′N 4°12′W / 6.650°N 4.200°W / 6.650; -4.200