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Categories: 1958 disestablishments in French West Africa, History of Mauritania, Former colonies in Africa, French Union, Former countries in Africa
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French West Africa  'Afrique occidentale française  Afrique Occidentale Francaise  Afrique occidentale française  Federation of French West Africa
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French West Africa was a federation of eight French colonial territories in West Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Dahomey and Niger. Wikipedia
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French West Africa was a federation of eight French colonial territories in West Africa: Mauritania, Senegal, French Sudan, French Guinea, Ivory Coast, Upper Volta, Dahomey and Niger. Wikipedia
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French colonial federation in west Africa from 1895 to 1958 Wikidata
A geographical group of French colonies in West Africa under the supervisory authority of a single governor-general, comprising the following colonised countries (present names as independent republics in parentheses if different): Dahomey (Benin), French Guinea (Guinea), the French Sudan (Mali), Ivory Coast, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Upper Volta (Burkina Faso). The last governor-general was also the first of two successive High commissioners, charged with the transition to independence as independent republics, without a common administrative level. Wiktionary