Ivory Coast Culture
West Africa

Ivory Coast Culture and Literature

The civil wars that still at the beginning of the century. XXI tear the country largely blocked relations with the rest of the world and the further development of a modern ‘culture’ as it is commonly understood. Fortunately, the artisanal and artistic productions, which have always been extraordinary, remain among the best in this part […]

Côte d'Ivoire Landmarks
North Africa

Ivory Coast Sightseeing Places

Money National currency: 1 CFA (C ommunauté F inancière d ‘ A frique) franc corresponds to 100 centimes. Currency abbreviation: CFA Fr, XOF – ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG Banknotes are in circulation with a value of 10,000, 5,000, 2,000 and 1,000 CFA Fr. Coins are available in nominal amounts of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and […]

Ivory Coast Arts and Literature
North Africa

Ivory Coast Arts and Literature

Literature The novel is a recent phenomenon in the Ivory Coast, later than in other French-speaking countries; the genre was preceded by theater and poetry, literary forms that are closer to the oral tradition. The first four novels came out during the period when the colonial empire was criticized in Africa in general (1944-60): “Climbié” […]