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Astronism in Ivory Coast

Ivorian Astronism

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Written by Astronist Institution

Edited by Astronism In The World Journal

Last updated: DEC. 24, 2019

Astronism in the Ivory Coast (or Côte d’Ivoire) refers to the presence of the Astronist religion in Ivory Coast.

Astronism in the Ivory Coast (or Côte d’Ivoire) refers to the presence of the Astronist religion in Ivory Coast.

Orthographic projection of the Ivory Coast.

Astro-Ivorian philosophy, or Ivorian Astronism, refers to the presence of Astronism in the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire under management and philosophical jurisdiction of The Institution of the Philosophy of Millettism for the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, a national subsidiary for the worldwide Astronist Institution. 

The Institution of the Philosophy of Millettism for the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Ivory Coast is split into fourteen districts and is set to hold two Grand Observatories in the capital city of Yamoussoukro, and in the city of Abidjan. 

History of Astronism in Côte d’Ivoire

As of November 2019, Astronism is not recognised by the Ivorian as a valid religious group in the country, however, the Astronist Institution does not hold considerable concerns for religious freedoms of Astronists in the country. It has been estimated by the Astronist Institution that there are 5,000 Astronists in Côte d'Ivoire. Astronists in the country struggle with access to Astronist content due to the limited accurate translations of such materials.

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  • Astronism by country
  • Astronism in West Africa
  • Astronism in Africa

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