Côte d'Ivoire, also known as the Ivory Coast, is a country located in West Africa. It borders Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Ghana. The official language is French, and the capital city is Yamoussoukro. The country has a diverse population of around 25 million people, with ethnic groups including the Akan, Baoulé, and Voltaic peoples. The climate is tropical, with a rainy season from May to October. The country is known for its rich natural resources, including cocoa, coffee, and cotton, and its growing economy. However, it has also faced challenges such as political instability and civil conflict in recent years.