Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro (/ˌjæmʊˈsuːkroʊ/;[1]French pronunciation: ​[jamusukʁo]) is the political capital and administrative capital of Ivory Coast and an autonomous district of the country. As of the 2014 preliminary census, the district had a population of 355,573 inhabitants. Located 240 kilometers (150 mi) north-west of Abidjan, the administrative centre on the coast, upon rolling hills and plains, the municipality covers 3,500 square kilometers (1,400 sq mi).

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