The Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) is located south of Ivory Coast.
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Most of the fighting ended by late 2004, with the country split between a rebel-held north and a government-held south.
The country changed its name to Côte d'Ivoire in 1985; its official name is the République de Côte d'Ivoire —a reflection of French control of the country from 1843 until independence.
Today, the nation's rich economy lies in juxtaposition to its turbulent political climate.
International organizations have reported numerous instances of human rights violations by both sides, in particular in the city of Duékoué where Ouattara's forces killed hunderds of people.
Overall casualties of the war are estimated around 3000.
Present in Ivory Coast since 1962, Société Générale de Banques en Côte d’Ivoire (SGBCI) is a bank of reference on the Ivorian banking market.