Estimate population 20,988,000 - Capital City Yamoussoukro
Cote d'Ivoire is a West African country, its former name was The Ivory Coast. It borders Liberia and Guinea to the east, Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east and the Gulf of Guinea to the south in the Atlantic Ocean.
The official language is French. The country is one of the worlds largest producers of coffee. The land area covers 319,820 square km (123,483 square miles). Some beautiful lakes to explore are Lake de Kossou Tiebissou, and Lake de Buyo. Some interesting cities to visit are of course the capital city Yamoussoukro, Abidjan, Bouake, and Korhogo.