Ivory Coast profile   2012-01-17 14:41:33            

Full name: The Republic of Ivory Coast

Population: 20.2 million (UN, 2011)

Capital: Yamoussoukro

Largest city: Abidjan

Area: 322,462 sq km (124,503 sq miles)

Major languages: French, indigenous languages

Major religions: Islam, Christianity, indigenous beliefs

Life expectancy: 55 years (men), 58 years (women) (UN)

Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes

Main exports: Cocoa, coffee, tropical woods, petroleum, cotton, bananas, pineapples, palm oil, fish

GNI per capita: US $1,160 (World Bank, 2010)

Editor: Mo Hong'e
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