AbidjanFormer capital and one of Africa's largest cities.
Abidjan is the economic capital of Côte d'Ivoire and the most populous city in the country. The city is located on the Ébrié Lagoon and is divided into two parts: the Plateau, which is the business district and the traditional center of the city, and the Treichville and Cocody districts to the south. Abidjan is a major port and the main industrial center of Côte d'Ivoire. The city is also home to a large number of universities and research institutes.