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French National Committee : FNC Federation of Free French West Africa : FWA
(Brazzaville t + Westminster x) (Dakar)

Free Colony of DAHOMEY

Flag or Logo since 1942-11-02
Colonie du DAHOMEY (fr)
Emblem or Symbol

General Charles de Gaulle
(ruler of FIGHTING FRANCE since 1940-06-22)
Capitals & administrative places: Porto Novo a
(Porto Novo)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: French (fr) .


DAHOMEY DAHOMEY Colony  (Porto Novo)

11 Divisions:

ABOMEY ABOMEY Circle  (Abomey)Local: Cercle d´ABOMEY (fr)  (Abomey)
ALLADA ALLADA Circle  (Allada)Local: Cercle d´ALLADA (fr)  (Allada)
COTONU COTONU Circle  (Cotonu)Local: Cercle de KOTONOU (fr)  (Kotonou)
GRAND POPO GRAND POPO Circle  (Grand Popo)Local: Cercle de GRAND-POPO (fr)  (Grand-Popo)
JUGU JUGU Circle  (Jugu)Local: Cercle de DJOUGOU (fr)  (Djougou)
KANDI KANDI Circle  (Kandi)Local: Cercle de KANDI (fr)  (Kandi)
PARAKU PARAKU Circle  (Paraku)Local: Cercle de PARAKOU (fr)  (Parakou)
PORTO NOVO PORTO NOVO Circle  (Porto Novo)Local: Cercle de PORTO-NOVO (fr)  (Porto-Novo)
SAVALU SAVALU Circle  (Savalu)Local: Cercle de SAVALOU (fr)  (Savalou)
WHYDAH WHYDAH Circle  (Whydah)Local: Cercle de OUIDAH (fr)  (Ouidah)
ZAGNANADO ZAGNANADO Circle  (Zagnanado)Local: Cercle de ZANGNANADO (fr)  (Zangnanado)

Dependent Protectorates:

DASA Yoruba Kingdom of DASA [French Protectorate]  (Dasa)Local: Royaume de DASSA (fr) + Oba ÌDÀÁSHÀ (idd)  (Dassa)
KETU Yoruba State of KETU [French Protectorate]  (Ketu)Local: État de KÉTOU (fr) + Oba KETU (nqg) + Alaketu KETU (ijj)  (Kétou)
SAVI HWEDA Fon State of SAVI HWEDA [French Protectorate]  (Whydah)Local: État de SAVI HWÉDA (fr) + SAVI HWEDA (sxw) + SAVI HWEDA (fon)  (Ouidah)

Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AJUDA Portuguese Dependency of the Viceroyalty of AJUDA  (Fortress of Saint John the Baptist of Whydah)

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