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Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
République de Côte d'Ivoire(French)
Motto: "Union – Discipline – Travail" (French)
"Unity – Discipline – Work"
Anthem: L'Abidjanaise
Song of Abidjan
Location of  Ivory Coast  (dark blue)in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Ivory Coast  (dark blue)

in the African Union  (light blue)

Location of Ivory Coast
CapitalYamoussoukro(political)
Abidjan(economic)
6°51′N5°18′W / 6.850°N 5.300°W / 6.850; -5.300
Largest cityAbidjan
Official languagesFrench
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groups(1998)
Demonym
  • Ivorian
  • Ivoirian
GovernmentUnitarypresidentialrepublic
Alassane Ouattara
Daniel Kablan Duncan
Amadou Gon Coulibaly
LegislatureParliament of Ivory Coast
Senate
National Assembly
Independence
• from France
7 August 1960
Area
• Total
322,463 km2 (124,504 sq mi) (69th)
• Water (%)
1.4[1]
Population
• 2016 estimate
23,740,424[2] (54th)
• 2015 census
26,578,367
• Density
63.9/km2 (165.5/sq mi) (139th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$95.887 billion[3]
• Per capita
$3,841[3]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$36.873  billion[3]
• Per capita
$1,477[3]
Gini (2008)41.5[4]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.474[5]
low · 171st
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneGMT(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+225
ISO 3166 codeCI
Internet TLD.ci
  1. Including approximately 130,000 Lebanese and 14,000 French people.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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