National Symbols of Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, . The capital of Cote d’Ivoire is Yamoussoukro.

The official language is French and the West African CFA franc is the currency of the Cote d’Ivoire. The domain is .ci and the country code is +225.

National day is celebrated on 7 Aug 1960. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Cote d’Ivoire is no exception.

In Cote d’Ivoire, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Ivorian people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Cote d’Ivoire. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Ivorian symbol.

The country was founded by Félix Houphouët-Boigny. The current president of Cote d’Ivoire is Alassane Ouattara and Patrick Achi is the Prime Minister.

In Cote d’Ivoire the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Ivorian national anthem was written by Mathieu Vangah Ekra, Joachim Bony [fr] and Pierre Marie Coty and composed by Pierre-Michel Pango .

Country information

Official name(s) Cote d'Ivoire
Alternative name(s) Republic of CĂ´te d'Ivoire (official, English)
Regional location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia
Country name etymology "Ivory Coast" in French, from its previous involvement in the ivory trade. Similar names for CĂ´te d'Ivoire and other nearby countries include the "Grain Coast", the "Gold Coast", and the "Slave Coast".
Climate Tropical along coast, semiarid in far north; three seasons - warm and dry (November to March), hot and dry (March to May), hot and wet (June to October)
Terrain Mostly flat to undulating plains; mountains in northwest
Population 26,378,274
National Day 7 Aug 1960
Language(s) French
Religion Islam, Christianity Catholicism, Protestantism
Country code +225
Literacy rate 53.1%
Currency West African CFA franc
Capital city Yamoussoukro
ISO CL
Domain(TLD) .ci
Ethnicity Akan, Voltaiques / Gur & Dyula
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Ivorian
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 322,463 km2 (124,504 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Coastline 515 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Cote d’Ivoire

Flag map of Cote d’Ivoire

Motto of Cote d’Ivoire

Union, Discipline, Travail -"Unity, Discipline, Labor"

National animal of Cote d’Ivoire

The National animal of Cote d’Ivoire is Elephant

National Animal of Cote d’Ivoire - Elephant

National flower of Cote d’Ivoire

The National flower of Cote d’Ivoire is Baobab Flower. Botanical name is Genus Adansonia.

National flower of Cote d’Ivoire - Baobab Flower

National bird of Cote d’Ivoire

The National bird of Cote d’Ivoire is White-cheeked Turaco

National bird of Cote d’Ivoire - White-cheeked Turaco

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Neighbouring countries of Cote d’Ivoire

Ivorian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A bird that flies off the Earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground.

Only a fool tests the depth of a river with no feet.

Examine what is said, not who is speaking.

If you want to know the end, look at the beginning.

Knowledge is a garden. If it isn’t cultivated, you can’t harvest it.

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