Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

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About Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

Ivory Coast also known as Côte d’Ivoire (in French) is a West African country. It is famous for its beach resorts and rainforests. This French-colonial country has a relatively high income per capita in West Africa and plays a key role in transit trade for neighbouring, landlocked countries.

Ivory Coast is the world’s largest exporter of cocoa beans, and the fourth-largest exporter of goods. The country’s economy has grown faster than most African countries. Other than agriculture, Ivory Coast exports Fuels, Plastic & Rubber, Chemicals, etc

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityYamoussoukro
Government TypeUnitary presidential constitutional republic
Official LanguagesFrench
Phone Code +225
Important CitiesAbidjan, Abobo, Bouaké, Daloa, San-Pédro, Korhogo, Man, Divo, Gagnoa, Abengourou, Anyama, Agboville
National DayRepublic Day (2nd Jun)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking
Primary Industriesfood-processing, textiles, construction materials, fertilizers, tuna canning and motorbikes, vehicles and bicycles assembling, agricultural sector, cocoa and coffee, pineapples and rubber
Major Exportscocoa, coffee, timber, petroleum, cotton, bananas, pineapples, palm oil, fish, Fruits, nuts, Gems, precious metals, Perfumes, cosmetics, Animal/vegetable fats, oils, waxes, Coffee, tea, spices, Mineral fuels including oil.
Major Exports to IndiaFuels, Machinery and Electricals, Chemicals, Wood, Metals, Textiles and Clothing, Food Products, Minerals, Plastic or Rubber, Vegetables, Raw materials
Major ImportsCrude Petroleum, Rice, Non-fillet Frozen Fish, Packaged Medicaments, Refined Petroleum,
Major Imports from IndiaVegetables, Chemicals, Machinery and Electricals, Textiles and Clothing, Plastic or Rubber, Metals, Food Products, Fuels, Wood
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with Indiabilateral relations
Bordering NationsMali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia
Member ofAfrican Union(AU), Community of Sahel–Saharan States(CEN-SAD), Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS), Organisation of African Unity(OAU), Organisation of Islamic Co-operation(OIC), Organisation internationale de la Francophonie(OIF), South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone(ZPCAS), Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition(IMCTC), Group of 24(G24), Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa(OHADA), United Nations(UN), World Trade Organization(WTO)
Indian Embassy Details for Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)H.E. Sailas Thangal
Honourable Ambassador
Embassy of India
Riviera IV Golf, Ilot No.2, Lot No. 29, BP 318, Abidjan 06
Email: amb.abidjan@mea.gov.in
Phone: (225) 2247 9580 / 2247 9581 / 2247 9589
Website: https://www.eoiabidjan.gov.in/
Embassy Details of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) in IndiaH.E. H.E.M. N DRY Eric Camille
Embassy of the Republic of Cote d lvoire
E-9/13Vasant ViharNew Delhi-1100057
Email: secretariat.1@diplomatie.gouv.ci
Phone: +91-11-46043000 (O)