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Foreign Trade in Ivory Coast, Abidjan

Bouaké, Daloa, Korhogo, Yamoussoukro, Man (Business in Ivory Coast)

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) “the land of Éburnie” is a West African country

  1. The largest Ivorian cities by population are:
    1. Abidjan (6.2 million Abidjanais, the Ivorian economic capital)
    2. Bouaké (1,5 million inhabitants)
    3. Daloa
    4. Korhogo
    5. Yamoussoukro (the Ivorian political and administrative capital)
    6. San-Pédro (the second Ivorian economy)
    7. Gagnoa
    8. Man
  2. Ivory Coast is an African Frontier Market
  3. The main Ivorian export products are coffee and cocoa
  4. Currency of Ivory Coast: CFA Franc
  5. Ivory Coast share borders with Burkina Faso, Mali, Guinea, Liberia and Ghana

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  1. Total Ivorian area: 322,462 km²
  2. Mount Nimba: 1,752 meters
  3. Ivorian rivers: Cavally, Sassandra, Bandama, Comoé
  4. Districts and regions of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire

West Africa (Trade, Business) Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo

  1. Total Ivorian population: 26,5 million inhabitants
    1. 1998: 15 million inhabitants
    2. Average density of Ivory Coast: 83 inhabitants per square kilometre
  2. Calling code of Ivory Coast: 225
  3. Country code top-level domain of Ivory Coast: .ci
  4. History of Ivory Coast

Foreign Trade and Business in Ivory Coast

Transport and Logistics in Ivory Coast

Port of Abidjan

Port of Abidjan (Ivory Coast)

Benin-Niger-Burkina Faso-Ivory Coast Railway Loop

Trade Organisations (Ivory Coast)

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  3. U.S.-WAEMU Agreement
  4. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  5. EU-Ivory Coast Agreement
  6. Niger Basin Authority
  7. OHADA
  8. Mano River Union (MRU)
  9. United Kingdom-Ivory Coast Free Trade Agreement
  10. European Union-Ivory Coast Free Trade Agreement

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone...

Mano River Union: Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Ivory Coast

  1. African Union
  3. Economic Commission for Africa
  4. African Development Bank

Common Market (West African Economic and Monetary Union)

Religion in Ivory Coast:

  1. African Traditional Religions
  2. Islam (43% of the Ivorian population)
  3. Christianity (34% of the Ivorian population)

Main languages and ethnicities:

The official language of Ivory Coast is French (70% of the Ivorian population). More than 60 languages in Ivory Coast

Ivorian African languages (in a million speakers):

  1. Senufo (1,7)
  2. Baoulé (3)
  3. Diola/Dyula (1,5) - Mandinka language
  4. Yacouba (1,1)
  5. Agni
  6. Dan
  7. Gouro
  8. Mooré

More than 60 ethnicities live in Ivory Coast, the most important is the Kan

  1. Akan (42% of the Ivorian -8,5 millions), Centre and East of Ivory Coast and Ghana)
  2. Senufo (Voltaic people, Gur, 17% of the Ivorian, North of Ivory Coast)
  3. Baolués (3,9 million people, 23% of the Ivorian, Yamoussoukro)
  4. Malinke or Mande of the North (17%, North-East of Ivory Coast)
  5. Krou (11%, South-West and West-Centre)
  6. Mande of the South (10%, west of Ivory Coast)
  7. Bambara
  8. Dogon

Kple-Kple masks of the Baulé, Ivory Coast (Source: Jesús Arjona Muñoz, African Art Exhibition: “The Animal, A Sacred Symbol”)
Kple-Kple masks, Baulé, Ivory Coast

The Ivorian Historian Christophe Wondji: the black Christ of the lagoons (The prophet Harris)

Christophe Wondji (Ivory Coast)

Higher Education in Ivory Coast

LMD System (Bachelor of Science-Master-Doctorate) (Ivorian Ministry of Higher Education and Research)

  1. University Félix Houphouët-Boigny (Abidjan)
  2. University Nangui Abrogoua (Abidjan)
  3. University Alassane Ouattara (Bouaké)
  4. University Jean Lorougnon Guédé (Daloa)
  5. University Péléforo Gbon Coulibaly (Korhogo)

Ivory Coast is a member of the African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)

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