Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast's flagLocation: West Africa
Official name: Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1960 / 1960
Capital city: Yamoussoukro
Population: 21.6 million / 176 people per sq mile (68 people per sq km)
Total land area: 124,502 square miles (322,460 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Akan, French (official language), Krou, Voltaďque
Main religions: Muslim 38%, Roman Catholic 25%, Traditional beliefs 25%, Protestant 6%, Other 6%
Ethnic mix: Akan 42%, Voltaďque 18%, Mandé du Nord 17%, Krou 11%, Mandé du Sud 10%, Other 2%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: CFA franc = 100 centimes
Literacy rate: 55%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2515 kilocalories


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