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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2009)
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Contents Volume 6, 2009.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)

Currency

HDI

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

8.9

CFA Franc

0.492

Boni Yayi

Burkina Faso

274,122

15.2

CFA Franc

0.389

Blaise Compaoré

Tertius Zongo

Cape Verde

4,033

0.52

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.708

Pedro Pires

José Maria Pereira Neves

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

21.1

CFA Franc

0.484

Laurent Gbagbo

Guillaume KigbaforiSoro

Gambia

11,295

1.7

Dalasi

0.456

Yahya Jammeh

Ghana

238,500

23.8

Cedi

0.526

Joh…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2009)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2009_factualoverview>
First published online: 2010
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004185593, ISSN: 1871-2525



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