Côte d’Ivoire

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Ivoirian Fact 1 (Aug. 29–Sept. 4, 2010)

Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s largest producer and exporter of cocoa.

Ivoirian Fact 2 (Sept. 5–Sept. 11, 2010)

The Ivoirian capital is Yamoussoukro.

Ivoirian Fact 3 (Sept. 12–Sept. 18, 2010)

There are a surprising number of phones in Côte d’Ivoire: 10,449,000.  That’s more than Norway and Ireland combined, but half as many as Canada.

Ivoirian Fact 4 (Sept. 19–Sept. 25, 2010)

There are 25,615 Liberian refugees living in Côte d’Ivoire, a little bit more than 0.1% of the population.

Ivoirian Fact 5 (Sept. 26–Oct. 2, 2010)

Côte d’Ivoire has 515 km (320 mi) of coastline, but not a single natural harbor.