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Ivory Coast : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

February 16, 2018 0 Comment


Country Côte d’Ivoire/ Ivory Coast/ Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
Continent Africa
Location 7.54000 N, 5.54710 W
Map of Côte d’Ivoire  Map of Ivory Coast
Flag  Ivory Coast flag
Area 322,463 km²
Coastline 370 miles
Neighboring Countries Liberia

Ghana

Guinea

Burkina Faso

Sierra Leone

Togo

Benin

Mali

Guinea-Bissau

Senegal

Gambia

Nigeria

Sao Tome and Principle

Mauritania

Niger

Equatorial Guinea

Cameroon

Western Sahara

Gabon

Cape Verde

Algeria

Congo

Morocco

Central African Republic

Gibraltar

Time Zone GMT (UTC +0)
Population 23.912 million (2017)
Symbol  Ivory Coast symbol
Independence Day August 7th, 1960
President of Côte d’Ivoire Alassane Ouattara
Vice-president of Côte d’Ivoire Daniel Kablan Duncan
Prime Minister of Côte d’Ivoire Amadou Gon Coulibaly
National Anthem ‘’L ‘Abidjanaise (Song of Abidjan)’’
Motto ‘’Union – Discipline – Travali’’
National Animal Elephant

National Animal of Ivory Coast

National Bird White-cheeked Turaco

National bird of Ivory Coast

National Dish Attiéké

National Dish of Ivory Coast

Cereals Produce Mainly Cassava

Maize

Millet

Rice

Sorghum

Yams

National Sport Soccer / Football

National sport of Ivory Coast

National Dance Zaouli

National Dance of Ivory Coast

National Language French
Seasons in Côte d’Ivoire Warm Season

Dry Season

Rainy Season

Prestigious Awards of Côte d’Ivoire Award for Meritorious Service to the State– National Order of the Ivory Coast

Cinema Award – Africa Movie Academy Award, African Film Festival

Traditional Dress Pagnes (Women)

Robes on Ceremonial Occasion (Men)

Religion in Côte d’Ivoire Islam (42.9%)

Christianity (33.9%)

Indigenous Religions (3.6%)

Other Religions (0.5%)

Irreligious (19.1%)

Average Marriage age in Côte d’Ivoire 26.7 years for men and 19.5 years for women
Capital Yamoussoukro (6.82760 N 5.28930 W)
Number of Regions 31 Regions
Largest Region in Côte d’Ivoire Haut-Sassandra
Smallest Region in Côte d’Ivoire Folon
Number of Cities 64 Cities
Largest City in Côte d’Ivoire Abidjan
Smallest City in Côte d’Ivoire Grand-Lahou
Literacy rate 53.1% (males)

32.5% (females)

Type of Government Republic

Presidential System

Semi-presidential System

GDP PPP – $95.887 billion (2017)

Nominal – $36.873 billion (2017)

GDP per capita $3,841 (2017)
Total Number of Ivory Coast Army 10,300,000 (Manpower)
Currency Western African CFA franc (XOF)
Calling Code +225
Internet TLD .ci
ISO 3166 code CI
Festivals of Côte d’Ivoire Carnival in Bouaké

Fete du Dipri

Independence Day

Fetes des Masques

Christmas Day

Historic Sites La 1ere boutique CFAO installe a BASSAM

Maison Ganamet

Ex Poste de Douane

Maison Varlet

Protected Areas in Ivory Coast 10 National Parks

2 Biosphere Reserves

Longest River Bandama River
Longest Bridge Henri Konan Bedie Bridge
Largest Lake Lake Kossou
Highest Mountain Mount Nimba
Biggest Dam Kossou Dam
Biggest Airport Port Bouet Airport
Total Number of Airport 27 Airports
Biggest Animal Elephant
Total Number of Universities 31 Universities
Tallest Building La Cité Administrative Tour D
Best places to visit in Ivory Coast Grand-Bassam

Abidjan

Man

Tai National Park

Jacqueville

San-Pédro

Yamoussoukro

Korhogo

Bouaké

Comoe National Park

Official Website http://www.gouv.ci/Main.php
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