Cocody

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Cocody
Suburb and urban commune
A beach in Cocody
A beach in Cocody
Location in Abidjan
Location in Abidjan
Cocody is located in Ivory Coast
Cocody
Cocody
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°21′N 3°58′W / 5.350°N 3.967°W / 5.350; -3.967Coordinates: 5°21′N 3°58′W / 5.350°N 3.967°W / 5.350; -3.967
Country  Ivory Coast
District Abidjan
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 447,055
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Cocody, is a suburb of and one of the 10 urban communes of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is upmarket and has an abundance of mansions. Cocody is where most of the wealthy businesspeople, ambassadors, and other affluent people live in Abidjan. The Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny is located in Cocody.

Education[edit]

Schools:

In popular culture[edit]

In 1965 a film was released entitled Man from Cocody.

Alpha Blondy wrote a song about Cocody, called Cocody Rock.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "English Registration form." Jean-Mermoz International School. Retrieved on January 19, 2015.
  3. ^ "GUIDE D’ACCUEIL DES NOUVEAUX ARRIVANTS ANNEE SCOLAIRE 2013/2014" (Archive). Ecole la Farandole Internationale Abidjan]." p. 5/28. "Notre établissement est situé dans la commune de Cocody,[...]"
  4. ^ "Etablissements scolaires homologués ." Embassy of France in the Ivory Coast. Retrieved on 19 January 2015.
  5. ^ "Postes à pourvoir en Côte-d’Ivoire." Inspection des écoles françaises d'Afrique Occidentale. Retrieved on 19 January 2015.