Christmas in Côte d’Ivoire – Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast also known as Côte d’Ivoire officially the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire is a country located in West Africa.

It is bordered by Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Guinea and Liberia to the west Ghana to its east while Gulf of Guinea is towards its south. Hence you get to see great diversity in Ivory Coast.

Christmas in Cote d'Ivoire

Christmas Celebrations in Côte d’Ivoire – Ivory Coast :

Côte d’Ivoire is a nation of many religions. However, about half the nation’s population is Christian, and the vast majority of Ivorian Christians live in the region surrounding Abidjan. Hence Christmas is celebrated here in a big manner. Local shops are bustling and graced with seemingly incongruous decorations such as faux snow and fir trees.

In Ivory Coast, Christmas is a fantastic time to celebrate the passage of another year and prepare for a new one, regardless of your religious persuasion.

In Ivory Coast, Christmas is celebrated just like any other Christian country. There are Christmas tree, Christmas carols, Christmas decorations in house, streets and churches with lights hungings, candle etc and last but not the least the delicious Christmas food which includes sweets, cakes, puddings and so on.

Christmas in Abidjan - Ivory Coast

Abidjan is the most populated city in Ivory Coast and hence Christmas Celebrations over here are grand.

Apart from Abidjan, Christmas Celebrations are also big in other cities like Bouaké, Daloa, Yamoussoukro, Korhogo, San Pédro, Divo, etc.

Wishing all readers Merry Christmas 2019 & Happy New Year 2020 !!!