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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.


Country Observances

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