Cote d’Ivoire or Ivory Coast, officially the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, is a country in West Africa bordered by Liberia and Guinea in the west, Mali and Burkina Faso in the north, Ghana in the east, and the Gulf of Guinea in the south. With a population of approximately 23 million, it has an area of 322,463 square kilometers, making it the 53rd most populous and 69th largest country in the world.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, République de Côte d'Ivoire, informally "The Ivory Coast"
Capitol: 
Yamoussoukro
Population: 
29,791,000
Languages: 
French
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
322,463
Year of UN Membership: 
1960
Year of Present State Formation: 
1960
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$32.285 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$1,938 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
8.00 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.45
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
41.50
Unemployment: 
3.90%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Islamic Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
ECOWAS: Economic Community of West African States
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
Entente
FZ: Franc Zone
G-24
ICC: International Chamber of Commerce
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
IPU: Inter-Parliamentary Union
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Union Latina
WADB: West African Development Bank
WAEMU: West African Economic and Monetary Union
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IAEA: International Atomic Energy Agency
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINUSMA: Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
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