Savanes Region (Ivory Coast)

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Savanes Region
Région des Savanes
Defunct region of Ivory Coast
1997–2011
Location of Savanes
Location of Savanes Region in Ivory Coast
Capital Korhogo
History
 •  Established as a first-level subdivision 1997
 •  Disestablished 2011
Area 40,210 km2 (15,525 sq mi)
Today part of Savanes District

Savanes Region is a defunct region of Ivory Coast. From 1997 to 2011, it was a first-level subdivision region. The region's capital was Korhogo and its area was 40,210 km².[1] Since 2011, the area formerly encompassed by the region is co-extensive with Savanes District.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

At the time of its dissolution, Savanes Region was divided into four departments: Boundiali, Ferkessédougou, Korhogo, and Tengréla.

Abolition[edit]

Savanes Region was abolished as part of the 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. The area formerly encompassed by the region is now the same territory as Savanes District.

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 9°30′N 5°30′W / 9.500°N 5.500°W / 9.500; -5.500