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Cote d'Ivoire(Ivory Coast) is a West African country bounded by Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east, the Gulf of Guinea to the south, Liberia to the southwest, and Guinea to the northwest. It has its capital in Yamoussoukro and its economic capital and largest city in Abidjan. Ivory Coast is known to be an idyllic holidaying destination for outdoor lovers. It is known for its beach resorts, lush rain forests, and rich French colonial legacy. The Mount Nimba is a landmark of Ivory Coast, a mountain covered by dense forest rising above the surrounding Savannah where Ivory Coast meets Guinea and Liberia. The Mountain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Ivory Coast is 41.1% Akan, 17/6% Voltaiques, 27.5% Dyula, 11.0% Krous, and 2.8% others. The country's official language is French but it is multi lingual with some 78 languages spoken.It is 51.8% Christian and 24/9% Muslim. Each ethnic group in Ivory Coast has its own music genre usually featuring poly rhythms and talking drums.
Cote d'Ivoire has a generally warm and humid climate. From November to March the country is warm and dry, from March to May it is hot and dry, and from June to October it is hot and wet.
Ivorian cuisine is generally based on grains, tubers, pig, chicken, seafood, fish, fruits, vegetables, and spices. Cassava and plantains are staple constituents of an Ivorian meal. One of the popular dishes on Ivory Coast is Maafe, a dish consisting of meat in peanut sauce.
There are several idyllic locations in Ivory Coast a few of which are:
Yamoussoukro: The capital city of Ivory Coast is bursting with colour, culture, and activity. There are several attractions to visit in the city like the Palace of the President, the Mosque, and the exquisite Cathedrale Notre-Dame-De-La-Paix.
Comoc National Park: This Park is the oldest and largest national park in the northeast. It is the perfect location to catch lions, hippos, water bucks, and lots of other animals lounging in their natural habitat.
Grand Bassam: For the ultimate beach experience in Africa, you should visit one of the beaches at the Grand Bassam where you can splash around in the crystal clear waters, deep your feet in the sand, take walks along the beach, bask in the sun, throw kites, etc.
Abidjan: Abidjan is the beautiful former capital of the country. Downtown Abidjan is a place of bright lights and lofty skyscrapers whilst the Old Town(Treichville) is more traditional and is home to many bars, restaurants, and night clubs. You may visit the country's National Museum in Abidjan.
It is an interesting fact that the Cathedrale Notre in Yamoussoukro incorporates a larger area of stained glass than the total area of stained glass in France.
There are thousands of hotels in Ivory Coast ranging from budget to luxury so accommodation shouldn't present much of an issue to travellers who wish to visit the country.
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