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Adam Malewski

"I use InterNations mainly for business and made some very valuable expat contacts here in Abidjan."

Lotta Koskinen

"Settling as an expat woman in Abidjan wasn't easy in the beginning. Until a friend invited me to InterNations..."

InterNations - A Place for French in Abidjan

Bonjour to all French in Abidjan! Would you like to meet fellow French expats in Abidjan? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other French, e.g. where in Abidjan your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get foie gras?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Abidjan. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of French expats, hailing from Paris, Nice, Lyon and all regions of France.

Meet fellow French at our events in Abidjan

Attend our monthly events and activities for French expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Abidjan Expat Guides

  • Moving to Abidjan

    Abidjan is home to five million people and the official language is French. The city has a tropical wet and dry climate. Expats who plan to move to Abidjan need to obtain a visa or a resident permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about moving to Abidjan.
  • Living in Abidjan

    Located on the south-east coast of Ivory Coast, Abidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The cultural diversity and unique scenery in the city make Abidjan a popular destination for expats. Read up on the healthcare system, education, and local transportation in the InterNations Expat Guide.
  • Working in Abidjan

    Abidjan is known as the economic capital of Ivory Coast. Expats could find employment opportunities in the fishing industry, financial services, and the industrial sector. All expats planning to work in Abidjan need a work permit. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information about working in Abidjan.

Forum Posts by French in Abidjan

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow French in our Abidjan expat forums.

French Expats in Abidjan Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, French expats in Abidjan are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The "Manhattan Of The Tropics" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Abidjan’s French expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow French expats in Abidjan.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Abidjan to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with French in Abidjan at Our Events

Our Abidjan community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Abidjan’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow French expats to discover the Parc National de Taï. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from France in your local community and meet French in Côte d'Ivoire in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our French living in Abidjan!