Postcards Catalog - Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire


Abidjan

Abidjan is the former political capital and primary economic center of the country of Ivory Coast. As of 2011 it is the largest city in the nation and the third-largest French-speaking city in the world, after Paris and Kinshasa. Only Lagos, the former capital of Nigeria, has a larger number of inhabitants in the West African region. Considered a cultural hub of West Africa, Abidjan is characterized by a high level of industrialization and urbanization. The city stands in Ébrié Lagoon on several converging peninsulas and islands connected by bridges.





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