Côte d'Ivoire in West Africa, all known as the Republic of Côte
d'Ivoire, named after the history of the ivory trade. Area of
32.2463 million square kilometers. Population of 17.5 million, there
are 60 nationalities, the main points Aken, Mandy, Crewe, Walter 4
large family. Many residents believe in Islam and Catholicism. The
official language is French, most of GM Di Wula language. CFA franc
currency. Capital Yamusuke (Yamoussoukro).
The national flag, from left to right, has three orange, white
and green vertical stripes: orange for the savannah, white for the
unity of north and south and green for the forests in the south.
In the 11th century, the Senu Fu Palace was built in the north
Georgia town for the trade centers in Africa. In the 15th century,
Portuguese, Dutch and French colonialists invaded in succession. It
became an autonomous colony in 1895. In December 1958, it was
pronounced a "French community" in the "autonomous republic." On
August 7, 1960, it became independent, but still remained in the
Economic and Cultural Customs
The economy is dominated by agriculture, mainly potatoes, corn
and rice. Its coffee export volume accounts for about one-third of
the world's exports. There are palm oil, coconut, cotton, sugar
cane, tropical fruits and other cash crops. Its timber production
ranks first in Africa. On the south-eastern coast there is a dense
growth of mangroves. It also has rich fishery resources, and its
canned tuna exports are the highest in the world.
In the 11th century, the Côte d'Ivoire was densely covered by
elephant herds. In the 15th century, European colonists came one
after another. When the Portuguese colonial invasion started, they
exchanged guns for precious ivory, and soon formed an ivory market
on the coast, hence the country's name.
The country has many tribes that are good at woodcarving with rare
ebony, rosewood and mahogany. They are not only works of art or
souvenirs in the eyes of the people of the Côte d'Ivoire; they have
also been given some kind of "spiritual" supernatural powers.
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Comoé National Park
Located in northeastern Côte d'Ivoire, this is West Africa's
largest nature reserve. The park covers an area of 1.15 million
hectares, with most of the region 200~300 m above sea level. The
grassland and a rim area of Sudan between the transition zone are
both dominated by the cypress thinning of trees, and there are dense
dry forests and small pieces of the original rainforest. Unique to
mammals, most African grasslands are found here. There are rare
African elephants, North Water antelope, antelope and other species.