Nigeria #297 (1973)

Nigeria, Federal Republic of #297 (1973)

The Federal Republic of Nigeria, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is located in western Africa on the Gulf of Guinea and has a total area of 356,669 square miles (923,768 km²), making it the world’s 32nd-largest country (after Tanzania). It is comparable in size to Venezuela, and is about twice the size of the U.S. state of California. Nigeria lies between latitudes 4° and 14°N, … Continue reading Nigeria, Federal Republic of #297 (1973)

Cameroun (Provisional French Mandate) #148 (1921)

French Mandate of Cameroon #148 (1921)

The earliest inhabitants in the territory of the present-day Republic of Cameroon (République du Cameroun) were probably the Baka (Pygmies). This West African country is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon’s coastline lies on the Bight of Bonny, part of the … Continue reading French Mandate of Cameroon #148 (1921)