Information about the Ivory Coast: Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d’Ivoire and officially as the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, is a sovereign state located in West Africa. Ivory Coast’s political capital is and largest city is the port city of Abidjan. Its bordering countries are Guinea and Liberia in the west, Burkina Faso and Mali in the north, and Ghana in the east. Yamoussoukro is the capital with a population of 195.000 (2020). Read More...




The Cocody Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art features a permanent exhibition of modern, contemporary work by Ivorian and African artists. The museum was started in November 1993 due to the initiative of City Council of Cocody. The museum’s collection includes 150 paintings, 40 sculptures, …

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The Museum of Civilization in Ivory Coast was originally a craft center created by the colonial administration. This is in order to showcase the handicrafts and maintain the best samples that Hubert Deschamps then Governor in 1942 will create the center that is animated by the artist Pierre Mauze.


National Library of Ivory Coast (BNCI ) is located in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It was closed in 2006 because of lack of funding and a new team led by Adjiman Nandoh Chantal has been at work since February 2008 and aims to restore and renew the institution. BNCI also organizes cultural events in partnership.


The Historic Town of Grand Bassam– The first capital of Côte d’Ivoire, the Historic Town of Grand-Bassam, is an example of a late 19th- and early 20th-century colonial town planned with quarters specializing in commerce, administration, housing for Europeans and for Africans. The site includes the N’zima African fishing village…

Yamoussoukro Grand Mosque is the city has a mosquée which was also built at the initiative of Felix Houphouet -Boigny to transform his native village into a symbol of official ecumenism. The construction of the Great Mosque of Yamoussoukro , begun in 1963, was completed in 1968 .

Musée Adja Swa is an ethnographic museum housing textiles, statues and masks.

The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace is a Catholic minor basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro.


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