Territory in western Africa, ruled since 1960 by the République de Côte d'Ivoire


Ivory Coast - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire is a country in West Africa.Ivory Coast's de jure capital is Yamoussoukro and the biggest city is the port city of Abidjan. Prior to its colonization by Europeans, Ivory Coast was home to several states, including Gyaaman, the Kong Empire, and Baoulé. ..."

Measures of Freedom

Côte d'Ivoire | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2016
2016: Status: Partly Free, Aggregate Score: 51, Political Rights: 4, Civil Liberties: 4
"In 2015, hopes mounted that Côte d’Ivoire was at long last turning the page from some 15 years of extreme political turbulence that had peaked in a 2010–11 postelection crisis that brought the country to the brink of disaster. In October, President Alassane Ouattara—leader of the Rally of the Republicans (RDR) party—won a second and final term in a landslide victory."
Human Freedom Index [PDF], The Human Freedom Index 2016
2014: 6.42, Rank: 110, Personal Freedom: 6.82, Economic Freedom: 6.01, Democracy Index: 3.46
Level of Economic Freedom, Economic Freedom of the World
2014: 6.01, Rank: 133