aof_flag aof_kort A.O.F.  Afrique Occidentale francaise
(French West Africa)

Capital:
Saint Louis (1895-1902)
Dakar (1902-1960)

Population:  
25,000,000 (1960)
Area:
4,689,000 km2
History:
A federation of 8 french colonial territories.
1.Mauritania, - 2.Senegal, - 3.French Sudan (now Mali)
4.French Guinea - 5. Ivory Coast 
6.Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) 
7.Dahomey (now Benin) - 8.Niger.
The federation existed from 1895 - 1960.

 

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