About Cote d'Ivoire
Progress on several major infrastructure projects helped sustain Côte d’Ivoire’s sixth consecutive year of solid economic growth
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire are composed of the Elephant, two palms and a rising sun.
The national anthem, Abidjanaise, exalts the greatness of the Ivory Coast, land of hope, country hospitality, peace and dignity through the valor of our freedom fighters
Hi O Land of Hope
Country of hospitality.
Your legions filled with Valor
Have raised you up in dignity.
Your sons, dear Côte d’Ivoire,
Proud artisans of your greatness,
All assembled for your glory
Will build you in happiness.
Proud Ivoirians, the country calls us.
If we have, in peace, brought back freedom,
Our duty will be to be a model
O the Hope promised to humanity,
In forging, United, in the newfound faith,
The homeland of true Brotherhood.
Multiparty presidential republic and kind. First Constitution of 16 October 1960 revised seven times. New Constitution of July 23, 2000
Head of state
Alassane Ouattara, since May 21, 2011
Vice President of State
Daniel Kablan Duncan, since 2017
Head of gouvernment
Amadou Gon Coulibaly, since 2017
Yamoussoukro (since march 21, 1983)
August 7, the anniversary of independence
322 462 km2