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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2018)
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Contents Volume 15, 2018.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)a

Currency

hdi (2018)b

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

11.5

cfa Franc

0.515

Patrice Talon

Burkina Faso

274,122

20.3

cfa Franc

0.423

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Paul Kaba Thiéba

Cape Verde

4,033

0.6

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.654

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Ulisses Correia e Silva

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

24.9

cfa Franc

0.492

Alassane Ouattara

Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Gambia

11,295

2.2

Dalasi

0.460

Adam…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2018)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 01 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2018_factualoverview>
First published online: 2019



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