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Palm oil factory in Aboisso
Palm oil factory in Aboisso
Aboisso is located in Ivory Coast
Location in Côte d'Ivoire
Coordinates: 5°28′N 3°12′W / 5.467°N 3.200°W / 5.467; -3.200Coordinates: 5°28′N 3°12′W / 5.467°N 3.200°W / 5.467; -3.200[1]
Country  Côte d'Ivoire
Region Sud-Comoé Region
Population (2004)
 • Total 40,400
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Abiosso is the main town of Aboisso Department of Côte d'Ivoire, located in the Sud-Comoé Region. It lies on the Soumié River. The city's population is primarily composed of the Anyi Sanwi ethnic group, a branch of the Akan people. Once part of the Krindjabo kingdom, the city also served as a staging point for Marcel Treich-Laplène's early explorations of Côte d'Ivoire. The city is served by Aboisso Airport.



  • This article began as a translation of the corresponding article in the French Wikipedia, accessed December 22, 2005.
  1. ^ "Ivory Coast Cities Longitude & Latitude". sphereinfo.com. Retrieved 18 November 2010.