Département de San-Pédro
Location in Ivory Coast. San-Pédro Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 1988.
|1988||Established as a first-level subdivision via a division of Sassandra Dept|
|1997||Converted to a second-level subdivision|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Ousman Coulibaly|
|• Total||7,072 km2 (2,731 sq mi)|
|• Density||89/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+0)|
San-Pédro Department is a department of San-Pédro Region in Bas-Sassandra District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 631,156 and its seat is the settlement of San-Pédro. The sub-prefectures of the department are Doba, Dogbo, Gabiadji, Grand-Béréby, and San-Pédro.
In 1997, regions were introduced as new first-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast; as a result, all departments were converted into second-level subdivisions. San-Pédro Department was included in Bas-Sassandra Region.
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, San-Pédro Department became part of San-Pédro Region in Bas-Sassandra District.
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