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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2013)
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Contents Volume 10, 2013.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)1

Currency

HDI (2012)

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

9.6

CFA Franc

0.436

Boni Yayi

Burkina Faso

274,122

18.0

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

21.1

CFA Franc

0.432

Alassane Ouattara

Daniel Kablan Duncan

Gambia

11,295

1.9

Dalasi

0.439

Yahya Jammeh

Ghana

2…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2013)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 27 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2013_factualoverview>
First published online: 2014



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