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Welcome to Bouake


As you search for a new destination to visit where you can experience a beautiful ambience, accommodating people and a clear sky to gaze at, then Bouake in Ivory coast is a perfect option for you.

Located in Central Ivory coast, Bouake is a major commercial and transportation hub in the West African country. The city is the second largest city in the country and also a major trade centre for the rice, yams, and livestock raised by the Baule (Baoule) people. The city is also a collecting point for various goods that are sent to Abidjan for export.

The city host the annual Bouake carnival which is a celebration of life and friendship and attracts thousands of visitors from in and out of Ivory Coast.


Information & Facts


You can buy locally fabricated items like Masks, bronzes, Senufo (Senoufo) or Dahomean fabrics, and various other objects at the local markets in the town. If you want a more fun-filled experience, you can visit the Bouake Carnival which is a week long event held between the ending of March and the first week of April. The carnival is dubbed a celebration of life and friendship and tourists as well as natives come together to enjoy great music, eat traditional foods, explore cultural markets and join in the well-known street parties and parades. This annual carnival includes a long line up of local artists and musicians that come from all over the continent of Africa to be a part of this celebration.


Bouake enjoys a tropical wet and dry climate. Put on light weight clothes and adequate protection during rainy season.





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