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IVORY COAST ECONOMY – A SHORT HISTORY

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IVORY COAST ECONOMY – A SHORT HISTORY The Ivory Coast is a vital cog in the wheel of commercial success on the African continent.  We share a short history of the Ivory Coast Economy leading to the current economic status. FIRST SETTLERS It seems the first settlers were North African traders who visited south Saharan […]

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13 Fascinating Facts about Abidjan Port

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13 Fascinating Facts about Abidjan Port   French-speaking Abidjan Port is the economic capital of Ivory Coast and one of the most populous cities in North Africa. According to the 2014 census, Abidjan’s population was 4.7 million, which is 20 percent of the overall population of the country, and this also makes it the sixth […]

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The Port of Barcelona – a Historical View

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The Port of Barcelona – a Historical View The Port of Barcelona has a 2000 year history and is currently the 3rd largest port in Spain. It is also Europe’s 9th largest container port. It lies on Spain’s Mediterranean coast about 150 kilometers south of the French border, nestled below Montjuïc Mountain and between the 2 most […]

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Port Valencia – a Historical View

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Port Valencia – a Historical View Port Valencia  – bold, beautiful,  historical! It is a seaport located in Valencia, Spain – the largest port in Spain, the largest in the Mediterranean Sea basin and the fifth busiest seaport in Europe. It is the capital of Valencia Province and the historic capital of the Kingdom of […]

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Cartagena – The Hip and The History

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CARTAGENA – THE HIP AND THE HISTORY:  A few interesting facts about this Colombian treasure. Cartagena is a tropical port city on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, founded on June 1, 1533 by the Spanish Commander, Pedro de Heredia, in what was formerly an indigenous Caribbean village. It was named after Cartagena in Spain where his sailors […]