Ivorians in France

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Ivorians in France
Total population
450,000 (Estimated)
Regions with significant populations
Paris, Marseille, Toulouse, Lyon , Bordeaux
Languages
French, Ivorian languages
Religion
Islam, Christianity, animism
Related ethnic groups
Black people in France, Afro-French

Ivorians in France consist of migrants from Côte d'Ivoire and their descendants living and working in France. They are one of the diasporas from Black Africa in France.

History[edit]

Prior to 1990, immigration from the Ivory Coast to France was very limited. It was mostly students and businessmen who wanted to return to Côte d'Ivoire.[1] But with the economic crisis and the politic instability of their home country, many chose to remain in France and the Ivorian population increased.

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