With stunning sandy beaches, gloriously green rainforest mountains and sprawling cities, there’s lots to explore in Côte d’Ivoire. To witness its delights for yourself, follow the coordinates 6.8500° N, 5.3000° W.
Flag of the Ivory Coast
The terrain here is dominated by flat-to-undulating plains, with mountains in the northwest.
The total land area of Côte d’Ivoire is 124,503 square miles (322,462 square kilometres)…
Côte d’Ivoire’s population was 25.07 million in 2018…
…that’s almost 5 times the population of Norway!
Residents here are known as Ivorian.
Côte d’Ivoire has two capitals, Yamoussoukro and Abidjan; they cover an area of 1,351 square miles (3,500 square kilometres) and 818 square miles (2,119 square kilometres) and had a population of 212,670 and 4.395 million in 2015 respectively.
Ivorians living on the coast enjoy a tropical climate, changing to semiarid in the far north.