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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2011)
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Contents Volume 8, 2011.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)1

Currency

HDI (2011)

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

9.1

CFA Franc

0.427

Boni Yayi

Pascal Irénée Koupaki

Burkina Faso

274,122

17.0

CFA Franc

0.331

Blaise Compaoré

Luc-Adolphe Tiao

Cape Verde

4,033

0.52

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.568

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

José Maria Pereira Neves

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

22.6

CFA Franc

0.400

Alassane Ouattara

Guillaume Kigbafori Soro

Gambia

11,295

1.84

Dala…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2011)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 January 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2011_factualoverview>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004233980, ISSN: 1871-2525



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