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Yamoussoukro was made capital of the Cote d'Ivoire in 1983 by the country’s first president, Felix Houphouet-Boigny. Although never as popular as the large coastal city of Abidjan, Houphouet-Boigny had great plans for the city of his birth. He commissioned several massive building projects, including a Presidential Palace and the Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro, a modern recreation of the Vatican’s St. Peter’s Basilica that lays claim to the title of world’s largest church.
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