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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Ivory Coast

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IVORY COAST
IVORY COAST

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Ivory Coast - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

225

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

CI

Internet country code

CI

GRC Country Code

IVO

Ivory Coast - Languages

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Language map External

The official language is French External, with 17 470 speakers. 72 other languages are spoken. The most widespread of these are: Anyin External (610 000 speakers); Attié External (381 000 speakers); Baule External (2 130 000 speakers); Dan External (800 000 speakers); Central Guéré (317 500 speakers); Guro External (332 100 speakers); Jula External (1 470 000 speakers) and Cebaara Senoufo External (862 000 speakers).

Ivory Coast - Personal names

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Personal names are usually written with the family name first, followed by a comma and then the given name in this way:

   Monsieur Delon, Ervais

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Ivory Coast - Company legal forms

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The following company type may be found:

   SASociété Anonyme

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Ivory Coast - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in French. Deliveries are made mainly to post office boxes (Boîte Postale, or BP). A sorting code is written both before the post office box number and after the settlement name.

Though postal deliveries are only to mailing addresses, street addresses will be found for the use of couriers, visitors etc. As not all streets are named, these may often be descriptive and unstructured. Examples:

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Ivory Coast - Post office box

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This is written as Boîte Postale, or BP; and Boîte Postale V, or BPV.

Ivory Coast - Postal codes

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Ivory Coast has no postal code system.

Ivory Coast - Postal code format

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Ivory Coast - Postal code specifics

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Ivory Coast - Postal code regular expression

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Ivory Coast - Postal code level of coverage

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Ivory Coast - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Ivory Coast has 12 districts and 2 autonomous districts (shown in the list below with an asterisk):

   Abidjan *
   Bas-Sassandra 
   Comoé  
   Denguélé          
   Gôh-Djiboua    
   Lacs     
   Lagunes           
   Montagnes       
   Sassandra-Marahoué   
   Savanes            
   Vallée du Bandama     
   Woroba            
   Yamoussoukro *            
   Zanzan 

Telephone numbers in Ivory Coast

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Ivory coast telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 8 digits. Mobile numbers commence 01-09, 44-49, 50, 60, 66-67, 69 or 78.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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