State of Côte d’Ivoire

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The Department of State warns of the risk of travel to Côte d’Ivoire. Although Abidjan is considerably calmer since the arrest of former president Gbagbo, law and order have yet to return to all of the city’s neighborhoods and some parts of the countryside.

Crimes such as mugging, robbery, burglary and carjacking pose risks for visitors in Abidjan. Be careful when stopped in heavy traffic or at roadblocks, due to the threat of assault and/or robbery, and avoid travel outside of the city after dark.

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The Department of State warns of the risk of travel to Côte d’Ivoire. Although Abidjan is considerably calmer since the arrest of former president Gbagbo, law and order have yet to return to all of the city’s neighborhoods and some parts of the countryside.

Crimes such as mugging, robbery, burglary and carjacking pose risks for visitors in Abidjan. Be careful when stopped in heavy traffic or at roadblocks, due to the threat of assault and/or robbery, and avoid travel outside of the city after dark.