Alternative History
West African Federation
Fédération ouest-africaine
Timeline: Cherry, Plum, and Chrysanthemum

OTL equivalent: Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger
Flag Coat of Arms
Flag Coat of arms
Location of West African Federation
Location of the West African Federation

Un Peuple, Un But, Une Foi (French)
("One People, One Goal, One Faith")

Anthem "Pincez tous vos koras, frappez les balafons"
(and largest city)
Language French
Religion Islam, Christianity, Traditional religion
Ethnic Group Mande, Wolof, Fula, Mossi, Serer, Akan, Arab
Demonym West African
Government Federal semi-presidential republic
  legislature Parliament of the West African Federation
Independence from France
  declared March 27, 1960
Currency West African franc
Time Zone (UTC+0 to +2)
Calling Code +221
Internet TLD .oa

The West African Federation (French: Fédération ouest-africaine, WAF) is a country located in West Africa. It is externally bounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Morocco and Algeria to the north, Libya to the northeast, the Central African Republic to the east, and Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and the Gulf of Guinea to the south; internally it almost completely surrounds the Gambia, namely on the north, east and south, except for Gambia's short Atlantic coastline. The West African Federation is the largest country in Africa and the sixth largest in the world by covering a land area of about 4,574,237 sq km (1,766,122 sq mi). The West African Federation is a member of the French Community.


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