Abidjan (economic)

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Abidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast, located in West Africa. The city is known for its bustling markets, vibrant nightlife, and beautiful beaches. Visitors can explore the lively Plateau district, which is home to many banks, shops, and restaurants, as well as the stunning St. Paul’s Cathedral, which features stunning stained-glass windows and a soaring spire. Other popular attractions include the Abidjan Zoo, home to over 200 species of animals, and the Parc du Banco, a lush nature reserve with hiking trails and picnic areas. Cuisine and Food cultureIvory Coast cuisine is a rich blend of African, French, and Lebanese influences. Popular dishes include alloco, crispy fried plantains, served with a spicy tomato and onion sauce, and attiéké, a couscous-like dish made from cassava. Another must-try dish is kedjenou, a spicy chicken or vegetable stew cooked in a tightly sealed pot, which allows the flavors to meld together. For dessert, try tô, a sweet porridge made from millet or cornmeal, served with a spicy peanut sauce.