Worodougou

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Worodougou Region
Région du Worodougou
Region
Official seal of Worodougou Region
Seal
Location of Worodougou Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Woroba District
Location of Worodougou Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Woroba District
Country  Ivory Coast
District Woroba
1997 Established as a first-level subdivision
2000 Divided to create Bafing Region
2011 Converted to a second-level subdivision
2011 Divided to create Béré Region
Regional seat Séguéla
Government[1][2]
 • Prefect Moussa Bamba
 • Council President Bouaké Fofana
Population (2014)[3]
 • Total 662,092
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Website worodougou.org

Worodougou Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast and is currently one of three regions of Woroba District. The region's seat is Séguéla. The region's population in the 2014 census was 662,092.[3]

Departments[edit]

Worodougou is currently divided into two departments: Kani and Séguéla.

History[edit]

Worodougou Region upon its creation in 1997. Worodougou retained these boundaries until 2000, when it was divided to create Bafing Region.

Worodougou Region was established in 1997 as a first-level administrative subdivision. At its establishment, it included all of the territory that is today Woroba District. In 2000, Bafing Region was created by dividing Worodougou.

Worodougou retained its new boundaries until the 2011 reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast, when it was divided a second time, the latter to create Béré Region. As part of the reorganisation, Worodougou was converted into a second-level subdivision and with Bafing and Béré became part of the first-level Woroba District.

Worodougou Region in 2000, after it had been divided to crate Bafing Region. Worodougou retained these boundaries until 2011, when it was divided a second time to create Béré Region.

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. ^ "Conseil régional", worodougou.org, accessed 11 March 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 8°30′N 6°20′W / 8.500°N 6.333°W / 8.500; -6.333