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Ivory Coast Travel Wiki

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Find general travel information, guides and “good to know”. Find the cheapest flights and best hotels offers in one click multi search engine - just click a city and discover the best of the country.

Travel to Ivory Coast

The Ivory Coast, or Cote d’Ivoire if preferred, is an interesting mix of cultures. The official language is French, but about 80 different languages are spoken throughout this African nation. You will find indigenous faiths mingling with some of the world’s largest religions. You will even find fusion within the culinary scenes of its major cities, such as Abidjan.

If you love a good adventure, then plan to climb Mount Nienokoue during your stay. It may be called a mountain, but the total elevation change is only 230 meters. At the top, you’ll find stunning views, while the journey involves forest interactions and the chance to see some exotic creatures. Should the weather cooperate, climbing Mount Tonkoui is another good trekking adventure to consider.

You will find a thriving nightlife is available throughout the Ivory Coast as well. Restaurants offer a mixture of Lebanese and French dining options. One surprisingly good find in Abidjan are the fried spring rolls from local Vietnamese shops. Be sure to enjoy the pineapple, papayas, and mangoes that seem to be everywhere you turn.

Try visiting Tanu Sakkasu to see how the black pottery of the Ivory Coast is made in the traditional manner. A visit to the Wananiere Village des Tisserands, which is near Korhogo, can let you see how the traditional cloths are made as well.

There are certain challenges to a holiday in the Ivory Coast, but the rewards are many. It is certainly one of Africa’s best destinations to consider.

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Yamoussoukro, capital of Ivory Coast

Yamoussoukro Travel Wiki Travel to Yamoussoukro Yamoussoukro serves as the capital of the Ivory Coast and it is centrally located, allowing for visitors to experience everything the country offers with a quick day trip. It is a city that has grown quickly in the 20th century. In 1929, the village had a total population of under 500 people. Today, over 350,000 people call Yamoussoukro home. One of the highlights of a visit to Yamoussoukro is a stop at the Basilica of Our...

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Biggest City Ivory Coast

Facts about Ivory Coast, Biggest city What are the names of the largest cities in Ivory Coast, and how big are the cities by population. Easy overview of the informations in the sortable table below. Please note that the informations comes from various sources,if you are using the informations professional you should get confirmation that the figures are actual. Last update august 2017

Geography and facts, Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast, geography and facts explained Geograhy, facts, local customs and foodie guide. All explained in videos 8 to 15 minutes, very good, informative and funny videos that will ensure you see the videos to the end. The videos are produced by Geography now, thanks for the videos and keep up the good work.

Ivory Coast Holidays

Ivory Coast Public Holidays See the calendars for national Ivory Coast holidays year by year. Find and just click on the year you for which you need more information about Ivory Coast holidays, and the calendar for the year will open. When is the non working days for the year. Public / national days, see the calendar for the country here.

News from Ivory Coast

News from Ivory Coast - Stay updated ! Watch and listen to news resources from Ivory Coast. There are several ways, radio, tv, written and social media, to stay updated on what is happening right now in the country, find some selected news sources in the menu below. If you have found a news source you think is missing, you can read or write comments and ask questions in the disqus field below. Other recommended news:

Travel forum Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast travel forum Discuss Ivory Coast travel with other travellers. Looking for advice, answers and information from Travel Forum guides ? Post your travel questions. You can read and write questions and answers, and you can recommend travel advice and things to do and see in the disqus forum field below.

Official holidays

When are holidays and no working days in the country ?

January 1New Year's Day
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May 1Labour Day
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August 7Independence Day
August 15Assumption
November 1All Saints Day
November 15National Peace Day
December 25Christmas Day
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Ivory Coast

Which are the largest cities ?

Listing of the most important and largest cities in the country

1Abidjan 3.677.115
3Bouaké 567.481