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  Ivory Coast
Beyond the coast, there is a tropical forest that is 95 to 185 miles wide.
Mount Nimba is the tallest mountain in the Ivory Coast reaching the height of 5,749 feet.
The most important thing you should have seen throughout this paper was that even though the Ivory Coast is a growing country the old traditional beliefs are still in practice for a good percentage of the population.
library.thinkquest.org /J002335/IvoryCoast/IvoryCoast.html   (1881 words)

 USATODAY.com - Parties withdraw from Ivory Coast goverment   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
For decades, Ivory Coast was seen as a haven in a region wracked by coup d'etats and civil wars.
Djedje Mady, a spokesman for the opposition Democratic Party of Ivory Coast, put the death toll at 16, saying "very many people were wounded by bullets." His counterpart from the Rally of the Republicans party, Bacongo Cisse, put the death toll as high as 31.
Ivory Coast has been divided between a rebel-held north and a loyalist south since the 2002 civil war.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-03-25-ivorycoast_x.htm?POE=NEWISVA   (882 words)

 Index of Economic Freedom
Ivory Coast's economy is 55.5 percent free, according to our 2007 assessment, which makes it the world's 105th freest economy.
Ivory Coast's current score is based on the government's data and policies that, because of ongoing civil unrest, may not be applicable to areas that the government does not control.
Ivory Coast's financial sector is affected by the ongoing political crisis.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=IvoryCoast   (975 words)

 CNN.com - U.S. forces to protect Americans in Ivory Coast - Sep. 24, 2002
A convoy of French soldiers leave the Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, airport to move closer to rebel-held Bouake.
Ivory Coast government forces are cooperating with the deployment, officials said, and French troops already in the region have agreed to back up the U.S. troops.
"The U.S. is committed to ensuring the safety of its citizens and U.S. forces in the Ivory Coast region and remains ready for all contingencies," said a statement from the military.
www.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/09/24/ivory.coast/index.html   (878 words)

 Ivory Coast
This study replaces the second edition of the original Ivory Coast: A Country Study, which was reprinted in 1973 with an added summary of events covering the January 1963 to December 1972 period.
At first, the trade included gold, ivory, and pepper, but the establishment of American colonies in the sixteenth century spurred a demand for slaves, who soon became the major export from the West African coastal regions.
A profitable trade in ivory, which gave the area its name, was carried out during the seventeenth century, but it brought about such a decline in elephants that the trade itself virtually had died out by the beginning of the eighteenth century.
www.mongabay.com /reference/country_studies/ivory-coast/all.html   (18150 words)

 FOX Sports - World Cup - World Cup teams: IVORY COAST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
However, since a military coup in 1999, Ivory Coast has been divided by a long and brutal civil war that has essentially cut the nation in two, with a rebel-held north and a ministerial government in the south.
Ivory Coast has contributed a number of famous players to the world soccer scene — Laurent Pokou remains the African Cup scoring champion and Abdoulaye Traore was considered one of the great footballers of the 1990s — with a number of top players currently plying their trade in England and France.
Ivory Coast were stellar in the African Nations Cup and there is no questioning their firepower up top.
msn.foxsports.com /soccer/story/5598432   (1050 words)

 CNN.com - U.S. forces to protect Americans in Ivory Coast - Sep. 24, 2002
A convoy of French soldiers leave the Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, airport to move closer to rebel-held Bouake.
Ivory Coast government forces are cooperating with the deployment, officials said, and French troops already in the region have agreed to back up the U.S. troops.
"The U.S. is committed to ensuring the safety of its citizens and U.S. forces in the Ivory Coast region and remains ready for all contingencies," said a statement from the military.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/africa/09/24/ivory.coast/index.html   (878 words)

 CNN.com - France limits Ivory Coast pullout - Nov 7, 2004
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (CNN) -- The French government says it is dispatching three planes to evacuate at least 100 people, including many French citizens, who have been trapped in Abidjan at the airport since violence broke out over the weekend.
The move came as mobs marched in the streets of Ivory Coast capital Abidjan, and French troops deployed in the city to protect French interests in the West African country of about 17.3 million residents.
The fighting began Saturday when Ivory Coast warplanes bombed a French position near Bouake in the north, killing nine French peacekeepers and an American citizen, in a move that violated a cease-fire between the government and rebels.
edition.cnn.com /2004/WORLD/africa/11/07/ivory.coast/index.html   (1138 words)

 CBC News Indepth: Ivory Coast
On Aug. 26, 2003, Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo thanked France for foiling what he saw as a plot to overthrow his government.
Ivory Coast declared an end to a nine-month civil war in July 2003, but divisions persist between rebel forces in the north and the government in the south.
Canada and the United States, along with the United Nations, the Organization of African Unity and the European Union, withdrew election observers and funding from Ivory Coast, arguing that the election could not be free and fair because of the exclusion of so many major candidates.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/ivorycoast   (659 words)

 ivory coast
The Republic of Ivory Coast (Ivorians prefer the French “Cote d’Ivoire” as their country name) has a population of more than 15 million, including about 1 million Europeans and foreigners from other African countries.
The economy of the Ivory Coast is the most prosperous per capita of fl Africa.
Baptist Mid-Missions’ missionaries first entered the Ivory Coast in the ’40s and ’50s from Liberia, where missionaries were working in a border town.
www.bmm.org /BMM/WhereWeServe/Africa/ivorycoast.htm   (350 words)

 Operation Ivory Coast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Operation Ivory Coast was a United States military operation in the Vietnam War.
The second phase, Operation Ivory Coast, began August 8, 1970, when Admiral Thomas H. Moorer, the new J.C.S. Chairman, designated Air Force Brigadier General LeRoy J. Manor as commander and Colonel Simons as deputy commander of the mission task force.
The successful demonstration of capability in Operations Ivory Coast and Kingpin was in part responsible for the creation of a joint United States Special Operations Command in 1987.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Operation_Ivory_Coast   (1467 words)

 Ivory Coast - UN Security Council - Global Policy Forum
Ivory Coast did not hold elections as scheduled on October 2006 due to the failure of the government and the rebels to reach an agreement on disarmament and the sharing of power.
After the acting head of the UN peacekeeping mission in Ivory Coast Alan Doss and UN Secretary General Kofi Annan warned the Security Council that rebels were prepared for a prolonged conflict, Annan called for an extension of the mission's mandate for a further 12 months.
Ivory Coast's UN Ambassador Philippe Djangone Bi dismissed the fllist as "a well prepared orchestration," conveniently announced a day before the UN would adopt a resolution aimed at reinforcing the arms embargo.
www.globalpolicy.org /security/issues/ivorindex.htm   (5568 words)

 Ivory Coast (Cote D'Ivoire) - Atlapedia Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
It is bound by Liberia and Guinea to the west, Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south.
Felix Houphouet-Boigny declared Ivory Coast's independence and although there were provisions for multi-partyism within the constitution, opposition parties were not tolerated under Pres.
Also during the year, the Ivory Coast hosted meetings in June and Sept. 1991 for Liberian leaders in an attempt to settle their civil war.
www.atlapedia.com /online/countries/ivorycoa.htm   (1311 words)

 Ivory Coast Election
Under a United Nations mandate, national elections are to take place in Ivory Coast no later than October 31st.
Ivory Coast has been divided since 2002, when a soldiers’ rebellion grew into an attempted coup d’etat.
In April 2005, South African president Thabo Mbeki invited the factions in Ivory Coast to accept an African Union-sponsored mediation effort, building on the original peace accord.
www.voanews.com /uspolicy/2006-02-27-voa5.cfm   (263 words)

 Peace Corps Online | September 28, 2002 - The Guardian: Second Ivory Coast City Evacuated
French and U.S. C-130 military cargo planes brought the evacuees to Yamoussoukro, capital of Ivory Coast and staging area for Western rescue missions in the once-tranquil West African nation's deadliest-ever rebellion.
Even Ivory Coast's central capital, base for the evacuation, was a city on edge.
The evacuation comes in the face of what Ivory Coast's government says will be an attack to retake Korhogo and the larger, central city of Bouake, both in rebel hands since a bloody failed coup attempt Sept. 19.
peacecorpsonline.org /messages/messages/2629/1009277.html   (915 words)

 Cote d'Ivoire - Wikitravel
Cote d'Ivoire (sometimes still referred to as "Ivory Coast") is a country in West Africa.
It has a southerly facing North Atlantic Ocean coast, and is surrounded by Ghana to the east, Liberia to the west, Guinea to the northwest, Mali to the north, and Burkina Faso to the northeast.
The coast has heavy surf and no natural harbors; during the rainy season torrential flooding is possible.
wikitravel.org /en/Ivory_Coast   (991 words)

 Photo in the News: Bird Flu Dance Craze Sweeps Ivory Coast   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
A local deejay is attempting to lighten the mood after the arrival of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza in Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) in early May. Twenty-one-year-old DJ Lewis has invented a wacky bird flu dance that is sweeping nightclubs in the West African country's major city of Abidjan (Ivory Coast map).
The infectious craze has hundreds of people shaking, flapping their arms, and clucking on the dance floor—an imitation of chickens' death throes when they are culled to stop the virus from spreading.
Ivory Coast health experts have been encouraging people to continue eating chicken, saying well-cooked poultry poses little risk of transmitting bird flu.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2006/06/060602-birdflu-dance.html   (259 words)

 Ivory Coast faces arms embargo, sanctions - World News - MSNBC.com
The Netherlands’ ambassador to the Ivory Coast and three staff members were evacuated and the Dutch Embassy closed, the Dutch foreign ministry said Sunday, adding that all Dutch citizens had been advised to leave and about 20 remain “of their own free will.”
Ivory Coast’s latest crisis began when Gbagbo’s military broke a more than year-old cease-fire in the country’s 2-year-old civil war with airstrikes on the rebel-held north.
It was Mangou who oversaw the air campaign that reopened Ivory Coast’s civil war and opened the confrontation with France.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6404613   (991 words)

Farmers inhabiting the central Ivory Coast to the west of the Baule, with whom they have certain stylistic and cultural affinities.
In fact, the Guro and the Yaure who live to the West and Southwest of the Baule', are Mende' speakers whose cultural and artistic patterns are closely related to those groups to the West in the Poro area of Western Ivory Coast and Liberia.
The Baule', who speak an Akan language unrelated to the language of their western neighbors, and who come from a cultural area in which masks are quite rare, seem to have adopted the mask styles of their many neighbors.
www.nsu.edu /resources/woods/ivcoast.htm   (1811 words)

 Côte d'Ivoire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Despite the Ivorian government's ruling, "Ivory Coast" (sometimes "the Ivory Coast") is still used in English.
The BBC usually uses "Ivory Coast" both in news reports and on its page about the country [1].
The United States Department of State uses "Côte d'Ivoire" in formal documents, but uses "Ivory Coast" in many general references, speeches and briefing documents [2].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ivory_Coast   (2337 words)

 World Cup 2006 | Reuters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Ivory coast midfielder Didier Zokora has joined Tottenham Hotspur from French Ligue 1 team St Etienne, the English Premier League club said on Friday.
MUNICH, June 22 (Reuters) - Seen by many experts and fans at home as one of the potential World Cup surprises, Serbia and Montenegro were sent crashing out of Group C after three matches they would rather forget.
MUNICH, June 22 (Reuters) - If Ivory Coast want to transform from a crowd-pleasing to a match-winning side by 2010, they must learn hard lessons about defence and attack from this World Cup, according to their departing coach.
worldcup.reuters.com /ivorycoast/news   (252 words)

 Ivory Coast travel guide
Ivory Coast travel guide - The best resource for sights, hotels, restaurants, bars, what to do and what to see
Ivory Coast, also known by the French name "Cote d'Ivoire", is one of the most important French speaking countries of West Africa.
Abidjan the capital of Ivory Coast and Dakar in Senegal rival for the title of 'Paris of Africa'.
www.world66.com /africa/ivorycoast   (136 words)

 JURIST - Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast president approves extradition of Paris race murder suspect
[JURIST] Ivory Coast President Lauren Gbagbo [BBC profile] has signed an extradition order authorizing Youssef Fofana to be transferred to France where he is wanted in connection with the kidnapping, torture and killing of a Jewish man outside Paris.....
UN Security Council imposes sanctions on three Ivory Coast peace opponents
jurist.law.pitt.edu /countries/ivorycoast.php   (201 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Africa | Country profiles | Country profile: Ivory Coast
For more than three decades after independence under the leadership of its first president, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, Ivory Coast was conspicuous for its religious and ethnic harmony and its well-developed economy.
Economy: Ivory Coast is world's leading cocoa producer; UN sanctions include a ban on diamond exports as well as travel bans and asset freezes for some leaders
The Paris-based media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says Ivory Coast is "one of Africa's most dangerous countries for both local and foreign media".
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/africa/country_profiles/1043014.stm   (994 words)

 Coast Ivory - Exotic Ivories for the Craftsman
We also have a variety mammoth ivory in most any color, fresh and fossil walrus ivory, and stag horn scales and rounds
Use the navigation tabs at the top of the page to find the type of ivory desired and see several examples of each category for sale.
Coast Ivory's Gunsmith Works supplies custom ivory grips for most any pistol.
www.coastivory.com   (233 words)

 Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Ivory Coast - Economic Activity from Map No. 500455 1972 (147K) Map shows cocoa and coffee growing areas and locations for other agricultural products, minerals and industries.
Ivory Coast - Population from Map No. 500455 1972 (147K)
Ivory Coast - Tribal Clusters from Map No. 500455 1972 (152K)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/cote_d'ivoire.html   (153 words)

 Ivory Coast ( Cote-d'Ivoire ), Travel Guide
The Republic of the Ivory Coast, on the south coast of the western bulge of Africa, is bordered to the north by Mali and Burkina Faso, to the east by Ghana, to the south the Gulf of Guinea of the Atlantic Ocean and to the west by Liberia and Guinea.
Except for the prolongation of the Guinea Highlands in the northwest (from Man to Odienne), with peaks rising to 4000 and 5,000ft, the most part the Ivory Coast is vast plateau, tilted gently towards the Atlantic.
Always friendly, always welcoming, the good nature of the Ivorians will be encountered throughout the nation...
www.africaguide.com /country/ivoryc   (274 words)

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