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Location Map of Cote d'Ivoire

Where is Cote dIvoire
About Map: Map showing where is Cote d'Ivoire located in the World.
As shown on the Cote d'Ivoire location map that Côte d'Ivoire is located in the western part of Africa continent. Cote d'Ivoire map also shows that it shares its international boundaries with Ghana in the east, Burkina Faso in the north-east, Mali in the north, Guinea and Liberia in the west. However, country has also small coastline with Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.

Cote d'Ivoire was a French colony and only in the year 1960 it became independent. However, from 1960 to 1993, Cote d'Ivoire was led by Félix Houphouet-Boigny that has close political and economic association with West African neighbors and also with France. However, after the civil war, collapsed the earlier system; at present, the government type of Cote d'Ivoire is a republic, in which president has strong executive power. The capital city of country is Yamoussoukro but the largest city is the port city Abidjan.

The official language of the country is French, nevertheless, there are several local languages used by the native people. For example Baoule, Anyin, Dioula, Dan, and Cebaara Senufo.
Largely, the countrys economy is depends upon production and the export of coffee and cocoa. Hence, country has agriculture economy.
Quick Facts
CountryCote Dlvorie
Continent Africa
Where is Located Ivory Coast is a country located in the West Africa
Coordinates 8.0000° N, 6.0000° W
Capital Yamoussoukro
Largest City Abidjan
Neighboring Countries Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali
Administrative divisions19 regions
Area 124,502 Sq mi (322,463 Sq Km)
Population20,617,068 (2009 Est.)
Official Language French
Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeCI
ISO Alpha-3 Code CIV
ISO Numeric Code384
GDP $36.068 billion (2011 Est.)
Calling code 225
Time Zone (UTC+00:00)
Internet TLD .ci