|Key: ||2950 |
|Issued: ||1341 Stamps / end of 1999|
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|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.
COTE D'IVOIRE overprinted on stamps of Upper Volta
REPUBLIQUE DE COTE D'IVOIRE
Frech Colony 1893-1945
Autonomous Republic 1958-1960
Independent Republic 1960-
Military Frank Stamp
Postage Due Stamps
|100 Centimes = 1 Franc|
French West Africa