10. It is the world’s largest cocoa producer
In 2013 it shifted 1.448million metric tonnes of cocoa beans (31.6 per cent of the world’s total), nearly double its nearest rival, Ghana.
11. It has two capitals
Yamoussoukro is the nation’s political capital while Abidjan is its economic capital and the largest city.
12. France left its mark
Abidjan is the city with the third biggest French speaking population anywhere in the world. It is also the fourth most populous city in Africa, with about 4.7million people living there.
13. It has its own St Paul's
This is St Paul's Cathedral in Abidjan, built at a cost of $12million.
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