About the Country

Côte d'Ivoire is a small, coastal country located in west Africa.

Our orphans are located in Abidjan, a city in the southern part of Côte d'Ivoire.

Quick Facts

Official Name: Republic of Côte d'Ivoire
Area: 124, 500 (slightly larger than New Mexico)
Cities: Abidjan, Yamoussoukro, Bouake, Daloa, Gagnoa, Korhogo, Man, San Pedro
Terrain: forested, undulating, hilly in the west; savannah in the north
Climate: tropical in the south; arid in the north
Nationality: Ivoirian(s)
Population: 18, 900, 000
Ethnic Groups: more than 60
Religions: Indigenous (10%-20%), Muslim (35%-40%), Christian (25%-35%)
Languages: French (official), Dioula, tribal languages