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Ivory Coast

République de Côte d’Ivoire
  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

AREA AND POPULATIO. Area, 322,463 sq. km; total population (1965), 3-84m., including 15,000 Europeans. The seat of administration and of the court of appeal is at Abidjan (population, 264,000 Africans, 18,000 Europeans); the office of agriculture, at Bingerville. Abidjan, Bouaké (population, 1964, 80,000) and Daloa (32,000) are important towns. There are 8 towns with populations of over 10,000 inhabitants and 12 with over 5,000 inhabitants. 43 % of the population are below the age of 15; 10% above the age of 50.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1969

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  • S. H. Steinberg
  • John Paxton

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