C™te d'Ivoire Independence Day

C™te d'Ivoire Independence Day

August 7
Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) was granted independence from France on August 7, 1960. It had been a French colony since 1893.
Independence Day is a national holiday in Ivory Coast, celebrated with parades, dancing, and fireworks.
CONTACTS:
Cote d'Ivoire Embassy
3421 Massachusetts Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
202-797-0300
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 203
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 139