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Ivory Coast international travel guide

Landscape view of Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

Ivory Coast is part of Africa with main city at Yamoussoukro. It's usually ๐ŸŒค๏ธ 24.70 ยฐC in Ivory Coast with a rainfall of ๐ŸŒง 168.43 mm. Internet speed in Ivory Coast is on average 2.1 Mbps. In Ivory Coast you drive on the right side. Its Developing country with a population of 23M people. The main currency is West African CFA franc. The languages spoken are French. Automatic teller machines are rare in Ivory Coast. Current travel safety advice is Exercise a high degree of caution. Get other useful information like socket plugs, SIM cards and emergency numbers.
๐Ÿ‘ Developing ย  ๐ŸŒค๏ธ ~24.70 ยฐC ย  ๐ŸŒง ~168.43 mmย  ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ 23M people
Advice

๐Ÿ›ก๏ธ Travel safety

Exercise a high degree of caution
To enter Cรดte d'Ivoire, you no longer need proof of a negative COVID-19 test result if youโ€™re fully vaccinated. If youโ€™re not fully vaccinated, youโ€™ll need evidence of a negative COVID-19 (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of arrival. We advise: Exercise a high degree of caution in Cรดte d'Ivoire overall due to the high risk of civil unrest and the high levels of violent crime.
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Weather

๐ŸŒค๏ธ Temperature

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General

๐Ÿ”Œ Sockets

Ivory Coast uses 220V, 50Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type E.

๐ŸŒ Languages

The languages that are typically spoken are French
Money

๐Ÿ’ฑ Currencies Used

Ivory Coast uses the West African CFA franc (symbol: Fr), code XOF.Banknotes come in denominations of 10000, 5000, 2000, 1000 and 500 francs. Franc is subdivided into 100 centimes. Coins come in denominations of 500, 250, 200, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1 francs.

๐Ÿง ATMs

Automatic teller machines are rare in Ivory Coast. Your best bet is to look for them in large cities and community places.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM โ€” your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Calling

๐Ÿ“ก Internet

Internet speed in Ivory Coast is on average 2.1 Mbps. WiFi coverage in Ivory Coast is very low. It's quite hard to find one.

๐Ÿ“ฑ Phones

You can buy a SIM card for about 16,932.59 XOF, which includes 4 GB of data plan. You can choose from 5 telecoms: GreenN, Koz, MTN, Moov or Orange. Ivory Coast uses GSM mobile networks GSM 900 and GSM 1800. If you don't want to buy SIM card in Ivory Coast upon arrival, make sure to check the roaming charges with your telecom provider before your departure so there are no surprises when you return home.

๐Ÿ“ž Calling

To call Ivory Coast, dial +, then 225 (the country code for Ivory Coast), then the area code and the local number. For local calls within Ivory Coast, start with the area code. In the case above area code is 2 .
Driving

๐Ÿ›ฃ๏ธ Road rules

In Ivory Coast you drive on the right side. Most cars have manual transmission (stick). Unless otherwise posted, the speed limits for cars and motorcycles are as follows: 55 km/h (34 mph) in all built-up areas and 80-120 km/h (49-74 mph) on undivided highways.

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