Each has ten formal boroughs, or communes, each being run by a mayor.Plateau is known for its skyscrapers, which are unusual in West Africa.Abidjan is composed of (northern Abidjan and southern Abidjan).
Since the sudden increase in Ivory Coast football, the Ivory Coast State believes that the national team deserves a better stadium.The main football event organised in Abidjan was the 1984 African Cup of Nations and one of the finals of the 1983 African Youth Cup of Nations.
A 1978 law created twenty-seven municipalities in the country.Dependent territories and states with limited recognition are in italics.The two former bridges, built in the 1950s and 1960s respectively, are located between Treichville and Le Plateau.Wealthier inhabitants constructed villas in imitation of Greek temples in this district.Considered the cultural crossroads of Africa, Abidjan is characterised by a high level of industrialisation and urbanisation.Another form of spoken French in Abidjan is Nouchi, a highly informal variety used as adolescent slang.Abidjan is the centre of Ivorian rugby, and most of the Ivory Coast national rugby union team come from here.
The historical lingua franca, still spoken and understood by most of the trading population of Abidjan, is Dioula.What links here Related changes Upload file Special pages Permanent link Page information Wikidata item Cite this page.The Ivorian police increasingly focus on the fight against trafficking and drug use in the district of Abidjan.There are also many different banks located in the Plateau district.
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In Le Plateau in the 1940s, the Bardon Park Hotel was built, the first air-conditioned hotel working in francophone Africa.Abidjan is served by major airlines in the direction of the great capitals of the world.
Abidjan lies on the south-east coast of the country, on the Gulf of Guinea.The last transportation upgrade in Abidjan, led to the repaving of certain roads in the capital in 1994.The district of Cocody is also home to many single-storey wooden villas, surrounded by vast gardens of lush vegetation, fed by the heavy rains that water the city.After the application of this new organization, Dioulo Emmanuel was elected mayor of Abidjan on 30 November 1980.The completion of the Vridi Canal in 1951 enabled Abidjan to become an important sea port.The instability of the 2002-2007 civil war and 2010-2011 crisis saw foreign peacekeeping forces stationed in Abidjan.