Republique de Cote d'Ivoire To listen to la Cote d'Ivoire's national anthem,"L'Abidjanaise," click here. Internal Inequality Social Changes ... Prospects Once home to thousands of elephants, Cote d'Ivoire took its name from the centuries-old trade in
Cote d'Ivoire has come to be known as the "African Elephant" because of its booming sustained economy.
Once the poster child for African development, Cote d'Ivoire has fallen on hard times.
PART ONE: HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY
Map of the Ivory Coast - Main Cities
Country Map with Official Seal
Ivory Coast Facts At 1760 m above sea level, Mt. Nimba is Guinea's highest mountain. We climbed one of the lower peaks of the ridge, the slope of which is visible to the far right. The tallest peak is the triangular point on the far left.
- Official Capital: Yamoussoukro Administrative Center: Abidjan U.S., like other countries, maintains its Embassy in Abidjan Population: 16,393,221 Land Area: 318,000 sq km, about the size of New Mexico or Germany Lowest point: Gulf of Guinea m
Highest Point: Mont Nimba 1,752 m
LOCATION Its surface is about 322,462 sq.km.