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Ivory Coast Elevation Map

Ivory Coast has a varied topography, with hills, plains, and mountains that can reach up to 1,752 meters above sea level.


The coastline stretches for around 550 km and is mostly flat. In the west of the country is the Taï National Park, with lush rainforest and very few peaks.

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To the north of the park are the hills and plateaus of the highlands, which make up the country's interior. Up to the east, the land is dry savanna, with fewer geographical features and lower elevations.

Overall, Ivory Coast's topography offers a range of landscapes and ecosystems, making it an important area for biodiversity.

Highest point

The highest point in Ivory Coast is Mont Nimba, which stands at 1,752 meters above sea level. It is located on the border with Guinea and Liberia in the west of the country. Mont Nimba is part of a protected area, and its unique ecosystem is home to many rare species of plants and wildlife.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Ivory Coast is the Atlantic Ocean, which sits at sea level along the country's southern coast. Ivory Coast has no significant below-sea-level regions or depressions.

Similar landscape

Ivory Coast, in terms of topography, is similar to its neighbors Burkina Faso and Ghana. All three countries have highlands and lowlands, with forested areas in some regions and drier areas in others. However, Ivory Coast's coastline is longer than that of Burkina Faso and Ghana, and this gives it a more significant presence of flat and coastal areas.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Ivory Coast and their elevation above sea level.