China Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire
Visa Application Form of PRC
Ambassador: Mr. Zhang Guoqing
Address: LOT 134A, M'Badon, Cocody, Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire
Mailing Address: 01 B.P. 3691 Abidjan 01, Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22437778, 22437780, 224378784
Consular Office of Chinese Embassy in Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22437778, 22437780, 22437884
Office Hours: 08:30-11:30 from Tuesday to Thursday on working days
Economic & Commercial Counselor's Office
Address: Cocody Deux Plateau 7ème Trance
Mailing Address: 06 B.P. 206 Abidjan 06, Cote D'Ivoire
Tel: +225-22420102, 22420927, 22522660
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, 15:00-17:00 from Monday to Friday (except holidays)
Cote D'Ivoire is located in the west coast of Africa, adjacent to the Gulf of Guinea. With 7 degree north latitude as a limit, the north part enjoys the tropical savanna climate. April to October is the rainy season. While the south has tropical rain forest climate with the rainy season ranging from May to July and September to November. The temperature in the north is a little bit higher than the south.
Neighboring countries: Liberia, Mali, Guinea, Ghana, Burkina
Land Area: about 322,463 square kilometers (124,504 square miles)
Time: It is the same as GMT and 8 hours later than Beijing Time.
Official Language: French (There are many African dialects spoken by the local and Dioula is the most common one.)
Major Religions: Fetishism, Islam, Christianism
Currency: centimes, CFA franc
Political Capital: Yamoussoukro (the new capital of the country since 1983)
Economic Capital: Abidjan (an international sightseeing city and the financial and trade center of West Africa)
The second largest city: Bouake (the center of cocoa and coffee growing area and a traffic hub of Cote D'Ivoire)
New Year's Day (January 1); Corban Festival (Islamic calendar); Islamic New Year; Easter; Labor Day (May 1); Ascension Day (May 29); Pentecost (Seventh Sunday after Easter); Independence Day (August 7); Assumption (August 15); All Saints' Day (November 1); National Day (December 7); Peace Festival (December 15); Christmas (December 25)
Notices for Chinese Going to Cote D'Ivoire
1. Visa should be made in advance and International Certification of Vaccination should be made before abroad.
2. People without legal residential formalities or who have overstayed visa should be repatriated and with fine.
3. Take good care of your personal belongings. Keep safe and healthy from being stolen and affected by diseases.
Please contact Embassy of Cote D'ivoire in China if people of Cote D'ivoire are in trouble there.
Related China Embassies in Africa: Djibouti, D. R. Congo, Egypt