Ivory Coast Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Côte d’Ivoire covers a total area of 322,460 sq km.
Population: Côte d’Ivoire has an approximate population of around 17, 654,843.
System of government: Côte d’Ivoire is a republic.
Capital: Yamoussoukro, having a population of around 200,700, is the official capital of Côte d’Ivoire. Abidjan serves as the administrative centre.
Religion: Islam is followed by 40%25 of the population; 30%25 follow Christianity.
Official Language: French is the official language.
Government: Côte d’Ivoire is a republic.
Climate: Côte d’Ivoire has a tropical climate with four seasons in the coastal and central regions and two seasons in the northern savannah region.
Units of measure and electricity: Côte d’Ivoire follows the metric system of measurement while the official unit of electricity is 220 V and 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The standard time of Côte d’Ivoire is the same as GMT.
Currency: CFA Franc BCEAO (1 € = 655.95 CFA)
Travel documents required: All visitors require passport and a visa is necessary, except for nationals of USA and ECOWAS countries.