Interesting Facts About The Ivory Coast
June 9, 2010 | In: Countries facts
Côte d’Ivoire is a republic with a strong executive power personified in the President. Its de jure capital is Yamoussoukro and the official language is French. The country is divided into 19 regions and 81 departments.
Most people in the Ivory Coast live near the beaches and coastlines of the country, while some live in the forested areas.
17 million people live in the Ivory Coast, with birth average of 4 per women and literacy rate of over 50% .
The Ivory Coast is among the world’s largest producers of cocoa, coffee beans and palm oil.
The Ivory Coast is known to be a country that loves Soccer, this can be seen by it’s great soccer team that has reached the world cup twice in recent years.