Flag of the Week: Côte d’Ivoire

Flag of the Week: Côte d’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire

Côte d'Ivoire is a country located on the west coast of Africa.

Symbols on the Flag

The orange is said to stand for dynamic national growth, while the white represents peace developing out of the purity and unity of all citizens. Lastly, the green is a symbol of hope for the future.

[Image: Côte d’Ivoire flag]
Fast Facts

Area: 124,503 mi² (322,462 km²)

Population: 27,139,000 (2021 est.)

Capital: Yamoussoukro

Language: French

Religion: None

Currency: CFA franc (CFAF)

Geography

Côte d’Ivoire is bounded to the north by Mali and Burkina Faso, to the east by Ghana, to the south by the Gulf of Guinea, to the southwest by Liberia, and to the northwest by Guinea.

[Image: Côte d’Ivoire map]
Famous Figures

Alassane Ouattara is Côte d'Ivoire's current President and has served since 2010.

Isaach De Bankolé is one of the most famous actors from Côte D'Ivoire. He has starred in over 50 films.

[Image: Alassane Ouattara; Isaach De Bankolé]

Food and Culture

Côte d’Ivoire is one of the world’s largest cocoa producers. It is also a top producer of palm oil and coffee.

[Image: Cocoa beans and powder]

The people of Côte d'Ivoire celebrate their National Day on August 7th.

[Image: Parade celebrating National Day]
Côte d’Ivoire
Côte d’Ivoire is a country located on the west coast of Africa.
Symbols on the Flag
The orange is said to stand for dynamic national growth, while the white represents peace developing out of the purity and unity of all citizens. Lastly, the green is a symbol of hope for the future.
Fast Facts
Area: 124,503 mi² (322,462 km²)
Population: 27,139,000 (2021 est.)
Capital: Yamoussoukro
Language: French
Religion: None
Currency: CFA franc (CFAF)
Geography
Côte d’Ivoire is bounded to the north by Mali and Burkina Faso, to the east by Ghana, to the south by the Gulf of Guinea, to the southwest by Liberia, and to the northwest by Guinea.
Famous Figures
Alassane Ouattara is Côte d’Ivoire’s current President and has served since 2010.
Isaach De Bankolé is one of the most famous actors from Côte D’Ivoire. He has starred in over 50 films.
Food and Culture
Côte d’Ivoire is one of the world’s largest cocoa producers. It is also a top producer of palm oil and coffee.
The people of Côte d’Ivoire celebrate their National Day on August 7th.