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)Embassy of India
H.E. Dr. Rajesh Ranjan
Honourable Ambassador
Riviera IV Golf, Ilot No.2, Lot No. 29, BP 318, Abidjan 06
(225) 2247 9580 / 2247 9581 / 2247 9589

Embassy Details of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire) in IndiaEmbassy of the Republic of Cote d lvoire
H.E. H.E.M. N DRY Eric Camille
E-9/13Vasant ViharNew Delhi-1100057
+91-11-46043000 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Cote d Ivoire in Mumbai
H.E. Mr. Sandeep Bipin Shah
Honorary Consul
505, Ceejay House Dr. Annie Besant Road Worli Mumbai - 400018
022-66210000 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Cote d Ivoire in Bengaluru
H.E. Mr. Naveen Bangalore Lakshmikanth
Honorary Consul
234, KRK Mansion, 1st Floor West of Chord Road Shivanagar, Rajajinagar Bengaluru-560 044
naveenconsul@amb2ci-inde.org, consulbangaluru@yahoo.com
+91-80-6456 2239 (O)

Honorary Consulate of Cote d Ivoire in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Raj Kumar Gandhi
Honorary Consul
8 Camac Street, Shantiniketan Building 10th Floor, Suite 3 Kolkata - 700017

033-40014660/ 40135700 (O)