Tonkpi

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Tonkpi Region

Région du Tonkpi
Official seal of Tonkpi Region
Seal
Motto(s): 
"Union-Développement-Paix"
Location of Tonkpi Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Montagnes District
Location of Tonkpi Region (green) in Ivory Coast and in Montagnes District
Country Ivory Coast
DistrictMontagnes
Established2011
Regional seatMan
Government
 • PrefectKayaha Jérôme Soro
 • Council PresidentMela Gaston Wohi
Area
 • Total12,284 km2 (4,743 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[3]
 • Total992,564
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Tonkpi Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast. Since its establishment in 2011, it has been one of three regions in Montagnes District. The seat of the region is Man and the region's population in the 2014 census was 992,564, predominantly of Dan (Yacouba) ethnicity.

Tonkpi is currently divided into five departments: Biankouma, Danané, Man, Sipilou, and Zouan-Hounien.

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. ^ "Tonkpi", gouv.ci, accessed 23 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.

Coordinates: 7°24′N 7°33′W / 7.400°N 7.550°W / 7.400; -7.550