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List of Villages de Libertè in Soudan Français


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 French Soudan. 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 MEDINE
Liberté-Faidherbe 1886 1484 (1895/12) 1909
Alinkassé 1895/12/06 n/a n/a
Komentara 1895/12/06 n/a n/a
Balan *1908 n/a n/a
Kobadallah *1908 n/a n/a
Kofoulabé *1899 n/a n/a
Kossané *1899 n/a n/a
Maméry *1908 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE KAYES
Liberté-Gallieni 1887 1403 (1909/10) n/a
CERCLE DE BAFOULABÉ
Liberté-Bafing 1887 295 (1887/12) n/a
Badumbé 1887 133 1906
Babarato n/a n/a n/a
Billy 1896 95 (1904/12) n/a
Dioubéba *1894 250 (1904/12) n/a
Tudora-Farana *1897 n/a n/a
Français-Kounta *1894 113 (1895/12) n/a
Gallo-Desbordes *1890 n/a n/a
Mambys 1888 62 (1896/02) n/a
Toucoto *1894 144 (1904/12) n/a
Dembadioubé 1888 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE KITA
Bangassi-Liberté *1894 269 (1907/12) 1909
Oualia *1893 106 (1895) n/a
Dialikébafata *1894 243 (1895) n/a
Kobaboulinda *1894 57 (1895) n/a
Manambougou *1894 n/a n/a
Sérinanfara *1894 48 (1895) n/a
Taliko 1891 86 (1895) vers 1920
Toucoto 1891 157 (1895) n/a
Bankolé *1892 26 (1895) n/a
Dalaba *1892 53 (1895) n/a
Badingko *1894 67 (1895) n/a
Tabako *1894 21 (1895) n/a
Toumbala *1894 n/a n/a
Balamandougou *1894 104 (1895) n/a
Kassaro *1894 n/a n/a
Kofoulabé *1898 n/a n/a
Tambaguina *1895 77 (1895) n/a
CERCLE DE BAMAKO
Bamako 1887 444 (1903/12) 1908
Banangabougou *1894 333 (1895/12) n/a
Tiénédoubougou *1894 479 (1896/10) n/a
Massalabougou 1894 62 (1894-1897) n/a
Salabougou 1894 70 (1894-1897) n/a
Diérabougou 1894 100 (1895/08) n/a
Baoulédougou 1894 94 (1894/09) n/a
Banankoro n/a 64 (1895-1897) n/a
Koulikoro 1 1900 18 (1900/04) 1901
Koulikoro 2 *1903 179 (1903/12) n/a
Banemba n/a n/a x
CERCLE DE NYAMINA
Nyamina 1889 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE BOUGOUNI
Bougouni 1894 184 (1898) 1908
CERCLE DE SATADOUGOU
Satadougou Malinké 1896 90 (1901) n/a
Satadougou Peul 1896 276 (1901) n/a
Kendinian n/a 94 (1901) n/a
CERCLE DE NIORO
Nioro-Liberté *1894 1284 (1894/05) n/a
Goumbou *1895 245 (1901/01) 1909
Sara-Médina 1893 238 (1900) n/a
Guémou 1893 89 (1895-1897) n/a
Kassakaré 1895 107 (1904/04) n/a
Yélimané 1895 640 (1908) n/a
Kossoumalé 1895 151 (1900) n/a
Mounia 1896 118 (1896/06) n/a
Makhana-Liberté *1904 n/a n/a
Sébédougou *1905 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE SOKOLO
Sokolo *1894 427 (1911/12) n/a
Néré *1900 42 (1900/01) 1903
Bergelot 1900 25 (1901/12) n/a
CERCLE DE TOMBOUCTOU
Kabara 1896 400 (1909/03) 1910
CERCLE DE GOUNDAM
Djinn-Djinn 1896 30 (1897/12) n/a
Goundam 1896 n/a n/a
CERCLE DE RAS-EL-MA
Ras-el-Ma *1900 234 (1910/12) n/a
CERCLE DE SÉGOU
Ségou 1895 425 (1905/03) 1908
CERCLE DE DJENNÉ
Djenné 1902 84 (1905/12) 1909
CERCLE DE BANDIAGARA
Bandiagara 1903 198 (1908/06) 1908
Saraféré *1903 104 (1905/01) 1905
CERCLE D'ISSA-BER
Niafunké *1905 469 (1910/01) n/a
1ER TERRITOIRE MILITAIRE
Sumpi 1897 205 (1903/07) n/a
Bamba *1908 315 (1910/12) n/a
Zinder *1908 134 (1909/12) 1910
Bourem *1908 43 (1908/01) n/a
Dori *1908 75 (1909/04) 1909
Ouahigouya 1900 95 (1908/12) 1911
2IEME TERRITOIRE MILITAIRE
Koutiala *1899 31 (1908) n/a
SOUDAN FRANÇAIS CERCLE DE SIKASSO
Sikasso-Liberté 1898 996 (1898) n/a
Kapélébougou mentioned in report (1898)
Oumarobougou mentioned in report (1898)
Samébougou mentioned in report (1898)
Banfara 1904 58 (1904) n/a
Bobo-Dioulasso *1904 10 (1906) 1908
CERCLE DE KOURY
Koury *1905 54 (1906/12) 1909
Boromo 1905 15 (1905/04) 1907
CERCLE DE LOBI
Lokhosso *1899 35 (1899) 1904