Tiébissou Department

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Tiébissou Department
Département de Tiébissou
Department
Location in Ivory Coast. Tiébissou Department has had these boundaries since 2005.
Location in Ivory Coast. Tiébissou Department has had these boundaries since 2005.
Country  Ivory Coast
District Lacs
Region Bélier
1998 Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Yamoussoukro Dept
2005 Divided to create Didiévi Dept
2011 Converted to a third-level subdivision
Departmental seat Tiébissou
Government[1]
 • Prefect Pascal Kifory Ouattara
Population (2014)
 • Total 98,734[2]
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Tiébissou Department is a department of Bélier Region in Lacs District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 98,734 and its seat is the settlement of Tiébissou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Lomokankro, Molonou, Tiébissou, and Yakpabo-Sakassou.

History[edit]

Tiébissou Department upon its creation in 1998. It kept these boundaries until 2005, but other subdivision boundary changes began to be made in 2000.

Tiébissou Department was created in 1998 as a second-level subdivision via a split-off from Yamoussoukro Department.[3] At its creation, it was part of Lacs Region.

In 2005, Tiébissou Department was divided in order to create Didiévi Department.[3]

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, Tiébissou Department became part of Bélier Region in Lacs District.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
  2. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.

Coordinates: 7°16′N 5°29′W / 7.267°N 5.483°W / 7.267; -5.483