Tiagba

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Tiagba
Village
Tiagba is located in Ivory Coast
Tiagba
Tiagba
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°15′N 4°43′W / 5.250°N 4.717°W / 5.250; -4.717
Country Ivory Coast
DistrictLagunes
RegionGrands-Ponts
DepartmentJacqueville
Sub-prefectureJacqueville
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
Tiagba with its traditional houses on stilts and dug-out canoes

Tiagba is a village in southern Ivory Coast, on the north shore of Ébrié Lagoon. It is in the sub-prefecture of Jacqueville, Jacqueville Department, Grands-Ponts Region, Lagunes District. The village is known for its traditional houses built on stilts.[1]

Tiagba was a commune until March 2012, when it became one of 1126 communes nationwide that were abolished.[2]

Tourism[edit]

Tiagba is popular with tourists. The village affords such activities as pirogue (canoe) rides and staying nights in the old houses that stand on the lakeside on stilts.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Tiagba Travel Guide". CommuniTrip.com. Retrieved 8 January 2013.
  2. ^ "Le gouvernement ivoirien supprime 1126 communes, et maintient 197 pour renforcer sa politique de décentralisation en cours", news.abidjan.net, 7 March 2012.