Est Department

Est Department
Département d'Est
Department of Ivory Coast
1963–1969
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The location of Est Department in Ivory Coast.
CapitalAbengourou
History
History 
• Established via a division of Sud-Est Dept
1963
1969
Today part ofIndénié-Djuablin Region and Zanzan District

Est Department was one a departments of Ivory Coast between 1963 and 1969. It was established in 1963 as a split-off from Sud-Est Department. During Est Department's existence, departments were the first-level administrative subdivisions of Ivory Coast.

Using current boundaries as a reference, the territory of Est Department was composed of Indénié-Djuablin Region and Zanzan District.

In 1969, Est Department and the other five existing departments of the country were abolished and replaced with 24 new departments. The territory of Est Department became the new departments of Abengourou and Bondoukou.

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