Abidjan is the economic capital and main port of Ivory Coast. It is the largest and most modern port on the West African coast, and is a major transit port for the hinterland countries Mali and Burkina Faso.
Abidjan port is located on a lagoon and connected to sea by a buoyed channel (2.8km) length and 13.0 m depth at Longitude: 4° 00′ W and latitude 5° 15′ N.
The main export products are coffee, cocoa, cotton, timber, cashew nuts, palm oil, manganese, banana etc …. Imports include machinery, steel, food, products, vehicles, chemicals etc….