Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d’Ivoire, is a country located on the south coast of West Africa. Most Western governments recommend that their citizens steer clear of Côte d’Ivoire. This should be taken particularly seriously by people who are not travelling on French passports.
*Yamoussoukro – It is a large grid of paved streets and lights with almost nothing at all in between them. *Abidjan is the biggest and most important city. *Grand-Bassam (map) – Filled to the brim with French colonial charm. On the south side of the Ébrié Lagoon is Ancien Bassam, the old French town where most of the colonial buildings and attractions are located.