Bouaké is Cote d'Ivoire's second-largest city, located in the Eastern Plantations region.

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There are a few trains each week from Abidjan on their way to Ouagadougou and back but timetabling is pretty hit and miss.

  • 1 Bouaké railway station (Gare de Bouaké).  

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It takes 1.5 hours from Yamoussoukro. The road has deep potholes so care is needed. It would be wise not to try it at night because of the potholes.

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The Cathedral of Bouaké.
  • 1 St. Teresa of Infant Jesus Cathedral (Cathédrale Sainte-Thérèse de Bouaké). Seat of the archdiose, this cathedral is constructed in a brutalist architectural style.  

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  • 1 Hôtel du Stade (Next to the football stadium), +225 04 77 03 77.
  • 2 Ran Hôtel (Next to the railway station), +225 3163-2016.
  • 3 Hotel AHO, +225 31 63 50 78. Clean and comfortable hotel/guest house. Good wifi. Air conditioned rooms. XOF 21,000.

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French and English language broadcasts are available from BBC World Service on 93.9MHz.

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