Ivory Coast Geography

Ivory Coast Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Ivory Coast CAPITAL CITY: Yamoussoukro POPULATION: 22,850,000 (2014) AREA: 318,000 km² OFFICIAL/OFFICIAL LANGUAGES: French, approximately 60 African languages RELIGION: Muslims 60%, Christians 22%, natives’ religions 18% CURRENCY: CFA CURRENCY CODE: XOF ENGLISH NAME: Ivory Coast INDEPENDENCE: 1960 POPULATION COMPOSITION: akan (including baoulé) 42%, man (especially malinke) 16%, gur (including senufo) 16%, kru 15%, […]

Ivory Coast Economy

Ivory Coast Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The government will focus on stimulating economic development and supporting real GDP growth back to pre-coronavirus levels through the implementation of the 2021-25 National Development Plan (NDP). Domestic investment will increase, with fixed investment rising to 25.3% of GDP by […]

Ivory Coast History

Ivory Coast History

According to localcollegeexplorer, the Ivorian territory hosted, from the 14th century, settlements of tribal, agricultural or mercantile communities, sometimes organized into kingdoms or potentates on an ethnic basis, dedicated to the land trade mainly of cola, gold and ivory (hence the name). French settlements arose from the 17th century, but only in 1842 did France […]

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast State Overview

Ivory Coast. West African country located in the Gulf of Guinea. To the south, it has an extensive coastline in the Atlantic Ocean (550 km.), Difficult to access due to the presence of bars and sandy coastlines that enclose numerous lagoons. Abidjan is the capital city of Ivory Coast according to allpubliclibraries. History It was at the beginning of […]

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Ivory Coast Cities and Culture

St. Peter’s Basilica in the jungle In 1983, Yamoussoukro was declared the country’s official capital. According to extrareference, the city is the birthplace of the first President of the Ivory Coast Republic, Félix Houphouët-Boigny. He wanted to give the city additional shine in addition to its official function. As a professed Catholic, he therefore had […]