Question: What parts of Africa did the French colonize?

By the early years of the twentieth century the French held most of what would come to be their colonial territory in West Africa (including present day Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Benin, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Niger).

What parts of Africa were colonized?

A number of regions such as the Congo and the Sahara Desert had no organized states.Morocco - 1912, to France.Libya - 1911, to Italy.Fulani Empire - 1903, to France and the United Kingdom.Swaziland - 1902, to the United Kingdom.Ashanti Confederacy - 1900, to the United Kingdom.Burundi - 1899, to Germany.

What regions did the French colonize?

New France, French Nouvelle-France, (1534–1763), the French colonies of continental North America, initially embracing the shores of the St. Lawrence River, Newfoundland, and Acadia (Nova Scotia) but gradually expanding to include much of the Great Lakes region and parts of the trans-Appalachian West.

Where did France colonize list?

Present-day Brazil. France Équinoxiale (Bay of São Luis) (1610–1615) Haiti (1627–1804)Present-day Suriname. Îles des Saintes (1648–present)Marie-Galante (1635–present)la Désirade (1635–present)Guadeloupe (1635–present)Martinique (1635–present)

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