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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2012)
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Contents Volume 9, 2012.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)

Currency

HDI (2012)

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

9.4

CFA Franc

0.436

Boni Yayi

Pascal Irénée Koupaki

Burkina Faso

274,122

17.5

CFA Franc

0.343

Blaise Compaoré

Luc-Adolphe Tiao

Cape Verde

4,033

0.5

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.586

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

José Maria Pereira Neves

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

20.6

CFA Franc

0.432

Alassane Ouattara

Daniel Kablan Duncan

Gambia

11,295

1.8

Dalasi

0.439…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2012)”, 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_ayb2012_factualoverview>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004255999, ISSN: 1871-2525



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