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An Enormous Replica of the Vatican in the Middle of Africa

After gaining independence from France, the Ivory Coast reached its economic boom during the 60s and 70s, and it was during that period when the current president, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, ordered a built of an impressive monument which was completely based on the St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. This monumental edifice still stands to this day […]

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