The ISO code of Côte d'Ivoire is CI according to the ISO 3166 standard. The country's local name is the same as its English name. Capital of Ivory Coast is Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (former capital; still has many government offices). The people of Ivory Coast speak the French language. In 1960, Ivory Coast emerged as a sovereign political entity. The largest cities in Ivory Coast are Yamoussoukro, Abidjan.
Ivory Coast is in the UTC +000 time zone, also known as Western European Time or WET. The country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Ivory Coast is .ci. The international access code for Côte d'Ivoire is 225. People in Côte d'Ivoire drive on the right-hand side of the road. The total land area of Ivory Coast is 322,463 km² (about 124,503 mi²). Ivory Coast is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water.