Ivory Coast CÔTE D'IVOIRE / IVORY COAST

International Treaties
Berne Convention
OAPI
Paris Convention
PCT
WIPO
WTO

Problems
Civil War, 2011
Conflict
Human rights violations

Currency
West African Franc

Dialing Code
225

Internet Domain
.ci

Côte d'Ivoire / Ivory Coast
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
At the end of secondary education, students can sit the Baccalauréat examination. Uversities in Abidjan

Employment Majority
Mostly transit trade, agriculture

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Main Exports
Cocoa, coffee, timber, petroleum, cotton, bananas, pineapples, palm oil, fish

Main Imports
Fuel, capital equipment, foodstuffs

Main Industries
Foodstuffs, beverages; wood products, oil refining, truck and bus assembly, textiles, fertilizer, building materials

CULTURE

Languages
French

Population
20 million (2009 estimate)

Religion
Mostly Islam and Christian

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Yamoussoukro

Climate
Warm and humid,transitional from equatorial to tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana

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