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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Cote d'Ivoire.
Who wrote the Ivoirian national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Cote d'Ivoire officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Cote d'Ivoire is "L'Abidjanaise" which means in English "Song of Abidjan".
Cote d'Ivoire's anthem lyrics were written by Mathieu EKRA, Joachim BONY, and Pierre Marie COTY and the music was written by Pierre Marie COTY and Pierre Michel PANGO.
Adopted 1960; Although The Nation's Capital City Moved From Abidjan To Yamoussoukro In 1983, The Anthem Still Owes Its Name To The Former Capital.
 
National anthem of Cote d'Ivoire free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Cote d'Ivoire's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Cote d'Ivoire national anthem on Youtube
 
Ivoirian anthem lyrics (English translation)
We salute you, O land of hope,
Country of hospitality;
Thy full gallant legions
Have restored thy dignity.
Beloved Ivory Coast, thy sons,
Proud builders of thy greatness,
All gathered together for thy glory,
In joy will we construct thee
Proud Ivorians, the country calls us.
If we have brought back liberty peacefully,
It will be our duty to be an example
Of the hope promised to humanity,
In building, united in the new faith
The homeland of true brotherhood.
 
 
You can find more information about Ivoirian anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Ivoirian national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Cote d'Ivoire
Ivoirian national symbol: elephant.

Cote d'Ivoire flag

Conventional short form country name: Cote d'Ivoire.
Conventional long form country name: Republic of Cote d'Ivoire.
Local short form country name: Cote d'Ivoire.
Local long form country name: Republique de Cote d'Ivoire.
Former name of Cote d'Ivoire: Ivory Coast.
Pronounced Coat-Div-Whar
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Cote d'Ivoire Government Type: republic; multiparty presidential regime established 1960.
 
Republic is a representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation. 
 
Presidential is a system of government where the executive branch exists separately from a legislature (to which it is generally not accountable). 
 
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