|Time zone:||GMT 0 (Greenwich mean time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French||Other languages: Dioula|
Communaute Financiere Africaine francs (XOF)|
€1 = CAF655, $1 = CAF0.00, £1 = CAF781
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.ci||International Dialling Code: 225|
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Further information on Ivory Coast
Discover more about Ivory Coast - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 322,460 sq km (4,460 sq km under water)
Coastline: 515 km (Gulf of Guinea)
Climate: Tropical climate along coast, semiarid in far north. There are three seasons - warm and dry from November to March, hot and dry from March to May and hot and wet from June to October.
Highest mountain: Mont Nimba (1,752m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Ivory Coast from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Partly Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Authoritarian regime||126/167|
|Economic Freedom||Mostly Unfree||103/179|
|Press Freedom||Noticeable problems||84/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||Limited rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||Medium corruption||115/174|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Republic of Cote d'Ivoire Status: Independent Country
Population: 22,848,945 (rank: 54/196) Density: 70.8 people/sq km (rank: 109/196)
Ethnic groups: Akan 42.1%, Voltaiques or Gur 17.6%, Northern Mandes 16.5%, Krous 11%, Southern Mandes 10%, other 2.8% (includes 130,000 Lebanese and 14,000 French) (1998)
Religions: Muslim 38.6%, Christian 32.8%, indigenous 11.9%, none 16.7% (2008 est)
GDP (PPP): $43.67 billion GDP per capita: $1,800 (rank: 164/195)