(Pre-independence) French-colonization era urban development and architecture survive in francophone West Africa

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Credit: 
© 2014 Amelie Sow-Dia, Courtesy of Photoshare
Photographer: 
Amelie Sow-Dia
Location: 
Dakar
Senegal
SN
Date taken: 
March 21, 2014
Image Width: 
4608
Image Height: 
3456

Caption

An aerial view of the Catholic Cathedral in Dakar, Senegal, from the Rivonia tower at Soweto Square, shows the main dome of this Basilica built by the French Colonization administration in the 1930s, in what was then the headquarters of the West Africa French territory.

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