Ivory Coast is a country located in western Africa. It has a population of 22,400,835 people, as of 2013. The capital city is Yamoussoukro and its official language is French. It was once a colony of France and became an independent nation in 1960. The country is governed by a Show more... Presidential republic political system, headed by a President and a Prime Minister. It is a nation that is dependent on its agricultural industry, with cocoa and coffee as its leading products.