yamoussoukro


yamoussoukro

noun

  1. a city in and the capital of the Ivory Coast, in the S central part.

noun

  1. a republic in W Africa: formerly part of French West Africa; gained independence 1960. 127,520 sq. mi. (330,275 sq. km). Capital: (political) Yamoussoukro. Capital: (commercial) Abidjan.

noun

  1. the capital of Côte d’Ivoire, situated in the S centre of the country. It replaced Abidjan as capital in 1983. Pop: 468 000 (2005 est)

noun

  1. the Ivory Coast the former name (until 1986) of Côte d’Ivoire

Republic in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea, bordered by Mali to the northwest, Burkina Faso to the northeast, Ghana to the east, and Liberia and Guinea to the west. It is also known as the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire (French for Ivory Coast). Its capital and largest city is Abidjan.

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