Département de Tengréla
Location in Ivory Coast. Tengréla Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 1980.
|1980||Established as a first-level subdivision via a division of Boundiali Dept|
|1997||Converted to a second-level subdivision|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Konin Dindé|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
Tengréla Department (also spelled Tingréla) is a department of Bagoué Region in Savanes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 118,405 and its seat is the settlement of Tengréla. The sub-prefectures of the department are Débété, Kanakono, Papara, and Tengréla. It is the northernmost department of Ivory Coast.
In 1997, regions were introduced as new first-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast; as a result, all departments were converted into second-level subdivisions. Tengréla Department was included in Savanes 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, Tengréla Department became part of Bagoué Region in Savanes District.
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