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Cote d'Ivoire is well known for its coastal scenery, beautiful national parks and abundant wildlife.
Favorite sites to visit include the Comoe National Park which is the largest reserve in this area of Africa; the huge Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, along with the beautiful beaches along the Gulf of Guinea.
Following a period of unrest and political instability, Cote d'Ivoire's situation has become safer and more secure. However, many of the world's governments are warning their citizens to reconsider the need for travel here.
Tourism facilities in and near the administrative center of Abidjan, are good while accommodations in many other locations are limited in quality and availability.
- Calling Code: 225
- Electricity: 220V, 50Hz
- Drive on the: Right
- Times to Travel: Cote d'Ivoire's climate varies by its topography.
The cool, dry period runs from November to February and is the best time to visit.
It is best to avoid travel to Cote d'Ivoire during December as the harmattan, (sand-laden winds) from the Sahara are blowing.
Rainfall is heavy in the coastal regions May through July. The central forest region experiences heavy rainfall March through May.
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Cote d'Ivoire's Information
|Land Area||318,003 km2|
|Water Area||4,460 km2|
|Total Area||322,463km2 (#68)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$87.12 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$3,600|
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