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Descriptor English: Cote d'Ivoire
Descriptor Spanish: Costa de Marfil
Descriptor Portuguese: Costa do Marfim
Descriptor French: Côte d'Ivoire
Entry term(s): Ivory Coast
Republic of Cote diIvoire
Tree number(s): Z01.058.290.190.272
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007560
Scope note: A republic in western Africa, south of MALI and BURKINA FASO, bordered by GHANA on the east. Its administrative capital is Abidjan and Yamoussoukro has been the official capital since 1983. The country was formerly called Ivory Coast.
Annotation: in translations use the French name Côte d'Ivoire with circumflex
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
Online Note: use COTE D'IVOIRE to search IVORY COAST 1971-93
History Note: 94; was IVORY COAST 1971-93
DeCS ID: 31697
Unique ID: D007560
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Cote d'Ivoire - Preferred
Concept UI M0011817
Scope note A republic in western Africa, south of MALI and BURKINA FASO, bordered by GHANA on the east. Its administrative capital is Abidjan and Yamoussoukro has been the official capital since 1983. The country was formerly called Ivory Coast.
Preferred term Cote d'Ivoire
Entry term(s) Ivory Coast
Republic of Cote diIvoire



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