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Daloa

Administration
Full nameDaloa
Settlement typecity
CountryCôte d'Ivoire
RegionHaut-Sassandra Region
DepartmentDaloa
Demography
Total Populationover 100,000 ( )
Other information
Time zoneGMT (UTC+0)

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Daloa is a town in Daloa Department of Côte d'Ivoire, lying west of Yamoussoukro in Haut-Sassandra Region. It has a population of over 100,000. The town is a regional capital and an important trading centre, particularly for cocoa. During the Côte d'Ivoire Civil War, it has been regularly contested, and it was allegedly the site of a massacre by government troops in October 2002.

People from Daloa include Ernesto Djédjé. The town is served by Daloa Airport.

The city is home to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Daloa, with its cathedral at Cathédrale du Christ-Roi.


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