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List of Villages de Libertè in Senegal


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 Senegal. 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
CERCLE DE BAKEL
Bakel 1887 62 (1895) n/a
CERCLE DE MATAM
Civé *1896 200 (1904) n/a
CERCLE DE KAÉDI
Kaédi 1905 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE PODOR
Podor *1901 400 (1901) n/a
CERCLE DE SALDÉ
Saldé *1904 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE NIANI-OULI
Maka Kaba *1908 230 (1910) n/a
Gamou mentioned in report 1908
Diendé mentioned in report 1908
Bady mentioned in report 1908
Tambacounda mentioned in report 1908
CERCLE DE SINE-SALOUM
Bam n/a 60 n/a
CERCLE DE KAOLACK
Kaolack 1904 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE THIES
Sangané n/a n/a n/a
CERCLE DE CASAMANCE
Carabane 1888 n/a n/a