Port-Bouët

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Port-Bouët
Suburb and urban commune
Location in Abidjan
Location in Abidjan
Port-Bouët is located in Ivory Coast
Port-Bouët
Port-Bouët
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 5°16′N 3°54′W / 5.267°N 3.900°W / 5.267; -3.900Coordinates: 5°16′N 3°54′W / 5.267°N 3.900°W / 5.267; -3.900
Country Ivory Coast
DistrictAbidjan
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total419,033
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)

Port-Bouët is a suburb of Abidjan, Ivory Coast. It is one of the 10 urban communes of the city. Port-Bouët is one of four communes of Abidjan that are entirely south of Ébrié Lagoon, the others being Treichville, Koumassi, and Marcory.

Felix Houphouet Boigny International Airport (French: Aéroport international Félix Houphouët-Boigny or Aéroport international Abidjan) is located in Port-Bouët. Port-Bouët had not been inhabited until around 1930. The Port Bouët/Petit Bassam lighthouse (French: Phare de Port Bouët (Petit Bassam)) was built in the early 1930s.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  2. ^ Rowlett, Russ. "Lighthouses of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
  3. ^ http://wlol.arlhs.com/lighthouse/ICO2.html