Gagnoa - City of Ivory Coast
Gagnoa is one of the fifty-eight departments of Côte d'Ivoire, in the Fromager Region, and also the name of the city at the center of that department. The city is located in the Department to the southwest of the official capital Yamoussoukro. It is a market town, with a population of just over 100,000 making it the eighth largest city in the country. The population in predominantly from the Bété and Gagu ethnic groups.
As of October 2005, Gagnoa was the home of Bangladeshi UNOCI troops aiming to secure the proposed Presidential elections in the country.
The city is served by Gagnoa Airport.