Editing Category:French Colonies From Stamps of the World Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Select Template to load into page (Remember to Save the page before adding additional templates)Miniature SheetFirst Day CoverPostmark BasicPost Office InfoLine Engraved TemplateOne Page ExhibitBase Data PlaceholderAdd Placeholders for 1 stampsAdd Placeholders for 2 stampsAdd Placeholders for 3 stampsAdd Placeholders for 4 stampsAdd Placeholders for 5 stampsAdd Placeholders for 6 stampsAdd Placeholders for 7 stampsAdd Placeholders for 8 stampsAdd Placeholders for 9 stampsAdd Placeholders for 10 stamps Anti-spam check. Do NOT fill this in! <br /> [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_colonial_empire French Colonial Empire] According to the French constitution from 29 September 1946 was the "<b>Union Française</b>" ("Fourth Republic") composed of :a) the motherland France :b) the Oversea territories (T.O.M. = "Territoires d'Outre-Mer") :::- A.O.F. ("Afrique Occidentale Française") ::::Senegal, Mauritania, Guinea, Soudan, Niger, Ivory Coast, Dahomey, Upper-Volta <i>(was already dissolved in 1932, but redirected in 1947)</i> :::- A.E.F. ("Afrique Équatoriale Française") ::::Gabon, Middle-Congo (consisting of Pointe Noire, Ubangi-Schari, Tchad) ::::Madagascar (five Provinces and Dependencies) :::::Dependencies of Madagascar are: Nossi-Bé, St.Marie, the island Europa, Juan da Nova, Barren, Bassas da India, the Glorieuses, the Kerguéles <i>(only a french whaling station)</i> and the Franch Antarctic Territories (how for instance "Adélie") :::- the Comores-Archipel <i>(since 1947)</i> :::- the French Somali Coast ("Côte Française des Somali") :::- the French possessions in India and Oceania :c) the "Départements d'Outre-Mer" :::- Réunion :d) the "Général-Gouvernment" Algeria :e) the Mandate territories (UN-mandate territories, since 1946) :::- Togo :::- Cameroon :f) the Anglo-French condonium "New Hebrides" :e) the Protectorates :::- Morocco (Sultanate with separate treatment) :::- Tunesia :g) associated states in Indochine The former term "colonies" was avoided in this document. It existed then/and also today still a fundamental difference between a centralized administration of the French territories and a decentralized administration of the British territories in the world, insofar these areas are not autonomous or independent. [[Category:Countries]] [[Category:France]] [[Category:Colonies|France]] Summary: Please note that all contributions to Stamps of the World may be edited, altered, or removed by other contributors. If you do not want your writing to be edited mercilessly, then do not submit it here. You are also promising us that you wrote this yourself, or copied it from a public domain or similar free resource (see Stamps of the World:Copyrights for details). Do not submit copyrighted work without permission! Cancel | Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "http://www.stampsoftheworld.co.uk/wiki/Category:French_Colonies"