Philippines and Cote d’ Ivoire

philippines and côte d' Ivoire
Philippines and Côte d’Ivoire | @DFAPHL (Department of Foreign Affairs)

Philippines and Cote d’ Ivoire

The Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire celebrate 26 years of formal diplomatic relations today, March 22, 2021!

The Philippines established diplomatic relations with Cote d’ Ivoire on March 22, 1995.

Côte d’Ivoire is a West African country with beach resorts, rainforests, and a French-colonial legacy. The state’s name changed from Ivory Coast to Cote d’Ivoire in 1986.

The official language of Cote d’Ivoire is French. The currency is the West African CFA franc. The country’s capital is Yamoussoukro.

The Philippines is 13,769 kilometers away from Cote d’Ivoire.

There are 386 Filipinos in Cote d’ Ivoire (2020 data).

Naturalized Filipino, Ange Kouame, a key member of the Ateneo Blue Eagles in UAAP Seasons 81-85 who is also currently a member of Gilas Pilipinas, was born and grew up in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.

The total trade between the Philippines and the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire is US$ 3,170,444. Cote d’Ivoire’s total export to the Philippines is US$ 170,910.

9:24 AM in Cote d’ Ivoire is 5:24 PM in the Philippines.The time difference is 8 hours.

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