MSDS OF THE REPUBLIC OF Côte d'Ivoire

Motto : UNION - DISCIPLINE - WORK
Flag :
Coat of arms : The coat of arms of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire is made of the Elephant, two palms and a rising sun.
National anthem : l'Abidjanaise
Official Name : Republic of Côte d'ivoire
Political regime : Presidential and multiparty regime. First Constitution of October 16, 1960 revised seven times. New Constitution of July 23, 2000
Head of State : Alassane Ouattara, December 4, 2010
Head of government : Daniel Kablan DUNCAN
Administrative organization : 2 AUTONOMOUS DISTRICTS
12 DISTRICTS
30 REGIONS
95 DEPARTMENTS
498 SUB-PREFECTURES
Capital city : Yamoussoukro (since 21 March 1983)
Major cities : Abidjan, Bouaké, Yamoussoukro, Daloa, Korhogo, Man
National Day : August 7, anniversary of independence
Area : 322 462 km2
Borders : 3,110 km, including 584 with Burkina Faso, Ghana with 668, 610 with Guinea and Liberia and 716 532 with Mali
Population (PND) : 22.6 million inhabitants, 26% of immigrants mainly from countries of the sub-region (2011)
Population density : 68.1 inhabitants / km2
Age structure : 0-14 years: 39.8% (male 4,312,133 / 4,240,500 women)
15-64 years: 57.2% (male 6,262,802 / 6,039,458 women)
65 and over: 3% (320,396 / 328,873 women men) (2011)
Annual population growth : 3,3 % / 2009
Life expectancy : 54.7 years (2010)
Ethnic composition : Baoulé (23%), Bété (18%), Sénoufo (15%), Malinké (11%)
Languages : French (official), sixty vernacular languages including Dioula and Baoule, who are in the majority
Religions : Islam, Christianity, Animism, Others
Currency : XOF
1 € = 655,56 XOF
1 $ = 582,07019 XOF