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Cote D’Ivoire Flag

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Flag of Cote D’Ivoire

Flag of Cote D’Ivoire

Cote D'Ivoire Flag is comprised of three colors. It has a vertical triband of colors beginning from orange on the hoist side, white in the middle, and green on the right side of the flag.

The referendum that held in 1958 resulted in designating various colonies as "autonomous states". Among the different colonies, Cote D’Ivoire was one of them, which became independent on 4 December 1958. This created a need for having a nation flag to represent the land. The French commissioner suggested a red-white-and-blue flag with stars to adopt as a ivory coast Flag of Cote D'Ivoire. However, the government of Cote D'Ivoire made some modifications and presented orange-white-and-green flag, which was approved by law n°59-240, and sanctioned by the Ivorian Legislative Assembly on 3 December 1959.

History of Cote D’Ivoire Flag

Before it achieved its freedom, the Ivory Coast was administer and ruled by the French. Hence, the national flag presented during the rule belong to the French regime having a tricolor flag. However, the colony was chosen as an independent state in 1958. At that period, the Ivory Coast was allowable to accept a new flag. The flag was approved into law in 1959. The next year, the Ivory Coast professed full independence. During this time, a new constitution came into power and having flag with all new design was proposed. It was planned to change the color orange to red to signify the blood that the nation was eager to shed to protect its freedom. Though, legislators did not decide with this change, and the original flag was booked.

Cote D’Ivoire Flag Meaning and Design

Cote D’Ivoire landscapes just three stripes of color, each color has its own meaning and description behind it. As per the authority of Cote D’Ivoire State, the selected colors in national flag of ivory coast has their own defined meanings. The colors in flag signifies struggle for freedom, peace, and hope.

Cote D’Ivoire Country Information, Currency, Codes, Time Zone

Cote D’Ivoire is located in Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean). The country has 25 million population with population density 64 people per square kilometer (166/square mile).

Cote D'Ivoire has a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic. The official language of Cote D'Ivoire is French and the currency is Franc. Cote D'Ivoire comprises of two letters Cote D'Ivoire code i.e. CI and its three letters Cote D'Ivoire code is CIV and in digits it is 384. The calling code is +225 and the UTC i.e. standard time followed in Cote D'Ivoire is UTC +00 hours. Being a democratic republic, Cote D'Ivoire comprises a total of thirty one regions instead of provinces and states.

Cote D’Ivoire Country Information Updated 2024

Country Cote D’Ivoire
Continent Africa
Official languages French
Capital Yamoussoukro
Currency West African CFA franc Fr (XOF)

Cote D’Ivoire Time Zones

CET UTC+00:00
CEST UTC+00:00

Cote D’Ivoire Codes

Internet TLD CI
Three-letter country code CIV
Three-digit country code 384
Calling code +225

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