Ivory Coast

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


HISTORY. France obtained rights on the coast in 1842, but did not actively and continuously occupy the territory till 1882. On 1 Jan. 1933 a portion of Upper Volta was added to the Ivory Coast, but on 1 Jan. 1948 the districts of Bobo-Dioulasso, Gaoua, Kondougou, Ougadougou, Kaya, Tenkodogo and Dédougou were transferred to the reconstituted Upper Volta.


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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1980

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