San-Pédro is a city in southwestern Ivory Coast. It is the nation’s second largest port, the center of the San Pedro Department, and the capital of both the San-Pédro Region and the Bas-Sassandra District. In 1998 it had a population of 131,800. The city is served by San Pédro Airport.
Northwest of the city lies the Taï National Park, known as one of the last sanctuaries of the pygmy hippopotamus, which is listed on the UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Largely developed from the 1960s, fishing is an important industry, while the town is known for its nightlife and its beaches.
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A railway is proposed from San-Pédro to iron ore deposits around Mount Nimba. There would be no immediate connection with the existing metre gauge national railway at Abidjan.
Coordinates: 04°45′05″N 06°38′19″W / 4.75139°N 6.63861°W