Ivory Coast Overview Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW The Republic of Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire) is a West African nation bordered to the north by Burkina Faso and Mali, to the west by Guinea and Liberia, to the east by Ghana and to the south by the Atlantic Ocean. For more than 30 years, Ivory Coast was considered the most stable and prosperous nation in West Africa. President Felix Houphouet-Boigny, who held office from 1960 to 1993, encouraged investment and economic development. During the early years of independence, millions...


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