Abengourou

Abengourou is a city of around 120,000 inhabitants in the east of Côte d'Ivoire. It's the administrative capital of the Moyen-Comoé region but also a regional centre for trade, learning, medical care and religion. It's the place of residence of the Anyi paramount chief (most of the city's people are Anyi) and the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Abengourou.

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The area around Abengourou is a fertile forest landscape. Agricultural activities include the production of cacao and coffee, which are brought to Abengourou and sent on from there.

Get in

Abengourou lies along the road from Abidjan to the border with Ghana. It has an airport of its own, Abengourou Airport (IATA: OGO) with domestic connections.

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