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Côte d'Ivoire - Ivory Coast

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Ivory Coast

Holidays & Observances in Cote d’Ivoire

Cote d’Ivoire is a French-speaking West African country. Despite recent civil unrest it remains one of the best economies in the area. The religion of the country is split almost equally between Christianity, Islam, and indigenous beliefs, sometimes in combination with one another. The members of the different religions usually coexist peacefully with one another, so religious holidays are celebrated freely throughout the country. Several festivals occur each year and attract people from other parts of the world.

 

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Country Observances

Holiday Date Country Holiday Common Observance Observance Type Religion/Belief
Palm Sunday Palm Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Maundy Thursday Maundy Thursday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Good Friday Good Friday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Easter Easter Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Easter Monday Easter Monday Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Ascension Day Ascension Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Pentecost / Whit Sunday Pentecost (Whit Sunday) Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Independence Day Côte d'Ivoire Independence Day Public
Assumption of Mary Assumption Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity
All Saints' Day All Saints' Day Religious/Beliefs Christianity, Catholic
Christmas Eve Christmas Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Christmas Christmas Public, Religious/Beliefs, Popular & Widely Observed Christianity
Ash Wednesday/Carnival Ash Wednesday / Carnival Religious/Beliefs Christianity
Palm Sunday Palm Sunday Religious/Beliefs Christianity