The Ivory Coast

Hi my name is Stephen and I am a participant here in New Horizon Hub. The following is an interview I carried out with Fatoumata who is a new participant in our Hub. Fatoumata is originally from The Ivory Coast which is situated on the west coast of Africa.  As a group we were very eager to find out more about the country Fatoumata is originally from.

An Interview with Fatoumata from The Ivory Coast

  1. Where is the Ivory coast?

The Ivory Coast is situated in West Africa, and borders with Ghana and Mali.

  1. How long have you been living in Ireland?

I have been living in Ireland for nearly 19 years.

  1. What is the currency of the country?

The currency is the West African CFA Franc

  1. What language do they speak in The Ivory Coast?

They Speak French and Dioula.

  1. What kind of food do you eat in your country?

The food I eat is Atieke, and it is eaten with fried fish. I also eat Aloco which is fried banana.

  1. What is the housing like, compared to Ireland?

The housing compared to Ireland is apartments and bungalow houses.

  1. What is the main religion?

The main religion is Christian and Muslim.

  1. What is the capital city?

The capitol city is Yamoussoukro.

  1. What is the population?

The population of the Ivory Coast was 20.32 million in 2013.

  1. What is the climate like there?

The climate is warm and sometimes it rains heavy. The temperature in the summer can be 30 degrees or a little more.

  1. What is the transport like in the cities?

The transport system is made up of buses taxis, some bicycles, some motorbikes, and some private cars.

Thank you

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