Capital - Yamoussoukro

Largest city - Abidjan

Languages - French

Climate - Tropical along coast, semiarid in far north; three seasons - warm and dry (November to March), hot and dry (March to May), hot and wet (June to October).

Living in Ivory Coast - The cost of living (Grocery, Transport, eating out etc) in Cote D'Ivoire is low. While Recreation and Culture costs is very high. Security for those who live in houses provided by employers is not an issue. Dine out for two would cost 5 USD.

Indians in Ivory Coast- There are about 250 families of Indians in Ivory Coast, most of them businessmen of Sindhi and Gujarathi origin, professionals in trading and manufacturing companies owned by NRI-PIOs and officials working with the UN.

The Ananda Marga runs a School in Abidjan


International Community School of Abidjan

It is an English medium school located in was founded in 1972 by a group of Americans connected with the U.S. Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire

It provides facilities like Science labs, an art and a music room, library, computer lab, soccer field, a basketball court, a softball/cricket area.