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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2006)
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Contents Volume 3, 2006.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)

Currency

HDI

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

6.9

CFA Franc

0.428

Boni Yayi

Burkina Faso

274,122

12.4

CFA Franc

0.342

Blaise Compaoré

Paramanga Ernest Yonli

Cape Verde

4,033

0.5

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.722

Pedro Pires

José Maria Pereira Neves

Côte d'Ivoire

322,462

17.1

CFA Franc

0.421

Laurent Gbagbo

Charles Konan Banny

Gambia

11,295

1.4

Dalasi

0.479

Yahya Jammeh

Ghana

238,500

21.1

Cedi

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2006)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2006_factualoverview>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004162631, ISSN: 1871-2525



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