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Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire)

Ivory Coast map

The lagoons and sandbars of the coast rise gently into a deep band of tropical rainforest; the northern plateau is covered in savanna grassland. The people are mainly employed in agriculture, producing coffee, cocoa, bananas and palm oil. Formerly a French colony, it became independent in 1960.

Population: 24 million.
Language: French, local dialects.
Main religions: traditional, Muslim, Christian.

Link man and correspondence team leader

CBM activities A visit is planned each year as conditions allow. There is also an annual Bible School in Ghana which most attend.

Ecclesias Abidjan (about 20 members).

Picture story Picture story Fishing for men in Ivory Coast

French literature