Treichville

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Treichville signage, Abidjan, 2009

Treichville is a commune of Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire. The commune is known as one of the most lively in the city, specially around the Crossroad France-Amérique. The streets have no name but numbers from 1 to 25. The commune is served by a railway station belonging to the RAN. The railway operates to Ouagadougou, in Burkina Faso, and takes around 30 hours.

Its name comes from Marcel Treich-Laplène (1860-1890), who was French resident in Côte d'Ivoire.

Its current mayor, elected at the municipal election in March 2001 is François Amichia, former minister of tourism.

In March and April 2011, Treichville was caught up in the 2010–2011 Ivorian crisis and many people there were killed.

Monuments, Infrastructures[edit]

  • State swimming pool of Treichville
  • Omnisport Palace of Treichville
  • Sports Park
  • Cultural Palace
  • Street 12
  • Street 16
  • Abidjan Racecourse
  • The Living Room (former Boulevard of Stars)

Twinships[edit]

It is a 24 hour avenue with lots of fun and businesses The city is twinned to:

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Coordinates: 5°17′37″N 4°0′30″W / 5.29361°N 4.00833°W / 5.29361; -4.00833