Grand-Bassam (World Heritage)

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 […]