Vallée du Bandama District

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"Vallée du Bandama" redirects here. For the defunct region of Ivory Coast, see Vallée du Bandama Region.
Vallée du Bandama District
District de la Vallée du Bandama
District
Côte d'Ivoire - District Vallée du Bandama.svg
Country  Ivory Coast
Established 2011
Capital Bouaké
Area[1]
 • Total 28,518 km2 (11,011 sq mi)
Population (2014)[2]
 • Total 1,440,826
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)

Vallée du Bandama District (French: District de la Vallée du Bandama) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the north-central part of the country. The capital of the district is Bouaké.

Creation[edit]

Vallée du Bandama District was created in an 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast.[3] The territory of the district was composed of the former Vallée du Bandama Region.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Vallée du Bandama District is currently subdivided into two regions and the following departments:

Population[edit]

According to the 2014 census, Vallée du Bandama District has a population of 1,440,826.[2]

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 8°8′N 5°6′W / 8.133°N 5.100°W / 8.133; -5.100