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Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2019)
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Contents Volume 16, 2019.

West Africa

Country

Area (in sq km)

Population (in m)a

Currency

hdi (2019)b

Head of State

Prime Minister

Benin

112,622

11.8

cfa Franc

0.520

Patrice Talon

Burkina Faso

274,122

20.3

cfa Franc

0.434

Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré

Cape Verde

4,033

0.6

Cape Verdean Escudo

0.651

Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Ulisses Correia e Silva

Côte d’Ivoire

322,462

25.5

cfa Franc

0.516

Alassane Ouattara

Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Gambia

11,295

2.3

Da…

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“Factual Overview (as of 31 December 2019)”, 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_ayb2019_factualoverview>
First published online: 2020



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