(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

From the Rivonia tower at Soweto Square, an aerial view of the Senegalese Parliament building in Dakar with the Atlantic Ocean at Cap Manuel in the background. The building built by the French Colonization Administration formerly housed the Great Council of French West Africa before the independence.

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