Lacs District

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Lacs District

District des Lacs
Côte d'Ivoire - District Lacs.svg
Country Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalDimbokro
Area
 • Total28,500 km2 (11,000 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total1,258,604
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)

Lacs District (French: District des Lacs) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the central part of the country. The capital of the district is Dimbokro.

Creation[edit]

Lacs District was created in a 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast.[3] The territory of the district was composed by merging the former regions of N'Zi-Comoé and Lacs and removing the area of the Yamoussoukro Autonomous District.[1]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Lacs District is currently subdivided into four regions and the following departments:

Moronou Region was created in 2012 as a split-off from N'Zi Region.

Population[edit]

According to the 2014 census, Lacs District has a population of 1,258,604.[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. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  3. ^ Décret n° 2011-263 du 28 septembre 2011 portant organisation du territoire national en Districts et en Régions.

Coordinates: 6°39′N 4°42′W / 6.650°N 4.700°W / 6.650; -4.700