Key: 2950  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 28
Issued: 1341 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 322,463 sq.km; Population - 16,393,000; Capital - Abidjan
A Republic, located in west Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea. One of the most
prosperous African countries, exporting tropical fruits and woods.
A former Colony of FRANCE from 1893, incorporated in FRENCH WEST AFRICA from 1902.
Autonomous republic within the French Community since 1958. It became an
independent Republic on August 7th, 1960.
First stamps issued in 1892. Stamps of French West Africa were in use from 1945
until 1959. Direct UPU membership since May 23rd, 1961. Annual output about 20.
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Inscriptions
COTE D'IVOIRE
COTE D'IVOIRE overprinted on stamps of Upper Volta
REPUBLIQUE DE COTE D'IVOIRE

Index
IVORY COAST
      Frech Colony 1893-1945
      Autonomous Republic 1958-1960
      Independent Republic 1960-
      Military Frank Stamp
      Official Stamps
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRANCE
France

FRENCH WEST AFRICA
French West Africa