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List of Villages de Libertè in Niger


Source: Denise Bouche, Les Villages de Liberté
en Afrique Noire Française, 1887-1910

(Paris: Mouton & Co et École Pratique des Hautes Études, 1968)
in University of Delaware library and ANFOM library
Notes © 1999 by Jim Jones, Ph.D.

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This is a list of the Villages de liberté founded in the colony of Niger. It includes the name of each village, the date that each was founded, the maximum number of inhabitants recorded at each village, and the date that each village closed. Note that any date with an asterisk (*) is not the actual date that the village was founded, but the first time that it was considered a Village de Liberté.

Name of village Date opened Max. population (date) Date closed
Désy 1899 n/a n/a
Ouagadougou 1902 62 (1905/01) n/a
N'Guigmi 1908 64 (1909/12) n/a
Tourbanguida *1908 31 (1909/04) n/a
Tahoua *1908 25 (1908/01) n/a
Agadés 1908 59 (1908/09) 1909
Niamey *1908 53 (1908/01) 1910