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Stamps of French possession


Sahara Museum in Ouargla
Algeria
The area - 2 381 741 sq.. The population - 28 784 000. Capital - Algiers.
French colony since 1834.
Independence was proclaimed in 1962.
Own stamps since 1924.

Stamps of Algerie

Port aux Francais - capital of Kerguelen
French Southern & Antarctic Lands
The area - 7,8 sq.. The population - no permanent residents. The main city - Port aux Francais.
French possession since 19 century.
Includes territories: archipel Crozet, Kerguelen,
New Amsterdam, St.Paul, Adelie Land
Own stamps since 1956.

Stamps of French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Church in Tougan
Upper Volta
( now Burkina Faso)

The area - 274 200 sq.. The population - 10 780 000. Capital - Ouagadougou.
French possession from the end of 19 century.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1920.

Stamps of Haute Volta

Libreville - capital of Gabon
Gabon
The area - 267 667 sq.. The population - 1 156 000. Capital - Libreville.
French protectorate since 1839.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1886.

Stamps of Gabon

Old Sugar Mill
Guadeloupe
The area - 1 780 sq.. The population - 407 800. Capital - Basse-Terre.
French colony since 1635.
Own stamps since 1884.

Stamps of Guadeloupe

Church in Iracoubo
French Guyane
The area - 86 504 sq.. The population - 151 200. Capital - Cayenne.
French colony since 1816.
Own stamps since 1886.

Stamps of French Guyane

Mosque in Conakry
Guinea
The area - 245 857 sq.. The population - 7 518 000. Capital - Conakry.
French colony since 1893.
Independence was proclaimed in 1958.
Own stamps since 1892.

Stamps of Guinee

Cotonou - capital of Benin
Dahomey
(now Benin)

The area - 112 622 sq.. The population - 5 561 000. Capital - Porto-Novo.
French colony from the end of 19 century.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1899.

Stamps of Dahomey

Temple of Confucius in Hochiminh City
Indo-China
( now Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos).
Vietnam

The area - 331 689 sq.. The population - 75 180 000. Capital - Hanoi.
In structure of the French Indo-China since 1887.
Independence was proclaimed in 1945.
Used stamps of Indo-China since 1889.

Stamps of Indochina

Angkor Wat Temple
Cambodia
The area - 181 035 sq.. The population - 10 273 000. Capital - Phnom Penh.
In structure of the French Indo-China since 1887.
Independence was proclaimed in 1953.
Used stamps of Indo-China since 1889.

Stamps of Indochina

That Louang in Vientiane
Laos
The area - 236 800 sq.km. The population - 5 035 000. Capital - Vientiane.
In structure of the French Indo-China since 1887.
Independence was proclaimed in 1953.
Used stamps of Indo-China since 1889.

Stamps of Indochina

Grand Mosque in Moroni
Comoros
The area - 1 862 sq.. The population - 632 000. Capital - Moroni.
French protectorate since 1841.
Independence was proclaimed in 1975.
Own stamps since 1950.

Stamps of Comores

St.Anna Cathedral in Brazzaville
Congo
The area - 342 000 sq.km. The population - 2 665 000. Capital - Brazzaville.
French Protectorate since 1880.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1907.

Stamps of Congo

Mosque in Yamoussokro
Cote D'Ivoire
The area - 322 464 sq.. The population - 14 781 000. Capital - Yamoussoukro.
French colony since 1893.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1892.

Stamps of Cote D'Ivoire

Temple in Baalbeck
Lebanon
The area - 10 452 sq.. The population - 3 084 000. Capital - Beirut.
French mandate territory in 1920-1943 .
Independence was proclaimed in 1943.
Own stamps since 1924.

Stamps of Liban

Mosque in Nouakchott
Mauritania
The area - 1 025 520 sq.km. The population - 2 330 000. Capital - Nouakchott.
French protectorate since 1903.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1906.

Stamps of Mauritanie

Kings of Imerina Palace
Madagascar
The area - 587 041 sq.. The population - 15 353 000. Capital - Antananarivo.
French protectorate since 1885.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1889.

Stamps of Madagascar

Panoramic view of capital Dzaoudzi
yotte
The area - 375 sq.. The population - 100 800. Capital - Dzaoudzi.
French colony since 1843.
Own stamps since 1892.

Stamps of Mayotte

Kasbah in Rabat
Morocco
The area - 458 730 sq.. The population - 29 779 000. Capital - Rabat.
French protectorate since 1912.
Independence was proclaimed in 1956.
Own stamps since 1906.

Stamps of Maroc

Sacre-Coeur Church in Balata
Martinique
The area - 1 102 sq.. The population - 399 200. Capital - Fort-de-France.
French colony since 1814.
Own stamps since 1886.

Stamps of Martinique

Parliament Houses in Niamey
Niger
The area - 1 266 995 sq.. The population - 9 465 000. Capital - Niamey.
French possession since 1893.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1921.

Stamps of Niger

St.Joseph Cathedral in Noumea
New Caledonia
The area - 19 058 sq.. The population - 187 800. Capital - Noumea.
French colony since 1853.
Own stamps since 1859.

Stamps of New Caledonia

Papeete - capital of Polynesia
French Polynesia
The area - 4 198 sq.. The population - 224 900. Capital - Papeete.
French colony since 1844.
Own stamps since 1958.

Stamps of French Polynesia

St.Anna Church in Saint-Denis
Reunion
The area - 2 512 sq.. The population - 679 200. Capital - Saint-Denis.
French colony since 17 century.
Own stamps since 1852.

Stamps of Reunion

President's Palace in Dakar
Senegal
The area - 196 722 sq.. The population - 8 532 000. Capital - Dakar.
French colony since 1895.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1887.

Stamps of Senegal

Church on Saint Pierre Island
Saint Pierre & Miquelon
The area - 242 sq.. The population - 6 800. Capital - Saint Pierre.
French possession since 1536.
Own stamps since 1885.

Stamps of Saint Pierre et Miquelon

Amphitheatre in Palmyra
Syria
The area - 185 180 sq.km. The population - 14 574 000. Capital - Damascus.
French mandate territory in 1920-1941.
Independence was proclaimed in 1941.
Own stamps since 1920.

Stamps of Syria

Panoramic view of Djibouti
French Somaliland
(now Djibouti)

The area - 23 200 sq.. The population - 617 000. Capital - Djibouti.
French possession since 1862.
Independence was proclaimed in 1977.
Own stamps since 1894.

Stamps of French Somaliland

Mosque in Mopti
French Sudan
(now Mali)

The area - 1 240 192 sq.. The population - 11 134 000. Capital - Bamako.
French colony since 1904.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1894.

Stamps of French Soudan

Cathedral in Lome
Togo
The area - 56 785 sq.. The population - 4 201 000. Capital - Lome.
Was occupied by France in 1914.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1914.

Stamps of Togo

Amphitheatre in El Djem
Tunis
The area - 163 610 sq.. The population - 9 156 000. Capital - Tunis.
French protectorate since 1881.
Independence was proclaimed in 1956.
Own stamps since 1888.

Stamps of Tunis

Cathedral in Bangui
Oubangui-Chari
( now Central African Republic)

The area - 622 984 sq.. The population - 3 344 000. Capital - Bangui.
French colony since 1894.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1915.

Stamps of Oubangui-Chari

Church Sacre Coeur on Futuna
Wallis et Futuna
The area - 274 sq.. The population - 14 600. Capital - Mata Utu.
French colony since 1837.
Own stamps since 1920.

Stamps of Wallis et Futuna

Prefecture in N'Djamena

Chad
The area - 1 284 000 sq.km. The population - 6 515 000. Capital - N'Djamena.
French possession since 1900.
Independence was proclaimed in 1960.
Own stamps since 1922.



Stamps of Tchad


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