Key: 3130  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 32
Issued: 176 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

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Area - 23,000 sq.km; Capital - Djibouti
A former French Overseas Territory, located in eastern Africa, on the Bab el
Mandeb Straits, the southern entrance to the Red Sea. Formerly the colony of
FRENCH SOMALI COAST (French Somaliland) which was established by conjoining the
former French Protectorates of OBOCK and DJIBOUTI. In 1967 it was declared the
French Territory of Afars and Issas, as the majority of its people voted in
favor further affiliation with FRANCE. In 1977 gained independence as the
Republic of DJIBOUTI. Stamp issuing between 1967-1977.
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Inscriptions
TRRRITOIRE FRANCAISE DES AFARS ET DES ISSAS

Index
AFARS AND ISSAS
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Currency
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRENCH SOMALI COAST
French Somali Coast

OBOCK
Obock

DJIBOUTI
Djibouti

FRANCE
France