Geography: 122,600 sq. mi., Atlantic coast of West Africa. Forests cover west. Low mountains in northwest.
Capital Yamoussoukro 120,000
Political Status: Tensions continue with political unrest. Ivorian stability is essential to the entire region.
Religion: Religious freedom with government sympathetic toward missions;
Christian (31.8%) with majority Roman Catholic and minority Protestant;
traditional religions (29%)
National Church: Evangelical Protestant Church (C&MA) of Côte d’Ivoire, autonomous
1,430 organized churches
640 unorganized churches
125 ordained ministers
206 national workers
48 students in two theological schools
Membership: 298,340 inclusive members
Mission: Entry in 1930
History: RCi Timeline gives the history of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) from 1842-2002