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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2016)
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Contents Volume 13, 2016.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)

Currency

hdi (2015)

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

10.8

cfa Franc

0.485

Patrice Talon

Burkina Faso

274,122

19.0

cfa Franc

0.402

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Paul Kaba Thiéba

Cape Verde

4,033

0.5

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.648

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Ulisses Correia e Silva

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

23.9

cfa Franc

0.474

Alassane Ouattara

daniel Kablan Duncan

Gambia

11,295

2.1

Dalasi

0.452

Yahya Jamme…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2016)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 28 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2016_factualoverview>
First published online: 2017



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