THE PARTITIONS OF AFRICAN LANDS, JANUARY 189546
as of the
BERLIN ACT and BRUSSELS ACT 1900

Area Square
Miles
Population Inhabitants to
a Square Mile
British Africa:
  Gambia
  Sierra Leone
  Gold Coast
  Lagos & Yoruba
  Niger Territories
Sub-Total British Guinea

  Cape Colony
  (with Walvisch Bay)
  Natal
  Zulu & Tonga Lands
  Basutoland
  British Bechuanaland
  Bechuanaland Protectorate
  Matabili & Mashona Lands
  British Central Africa
Sub-Total British South Africa

  Zanzibar & Pemba
  British East Africa
     to 6º N. & 30º E.
  Upper Nile Basin to 10º N.
  Somili Land
  Sokotra
Sub-Total British East Africa


British Africa Continued...
  Mauritius & Dependencies
  St. Helena, Ascension,&
  Tristan da Cunha
Total British Africa

French Africa:
  Algeria
  Tunis
  Sahara (part of)
  Senegambia
  Western Sudan (part of)
  Ivory Coast
  Dahome
  French Congo to 10º N.
  Bagirmi
  Tajura Bay (Obok & Jibati)
  Madagascar & Dependencies
  Comoros
  Reunion
Total French Africa
 
4,120
27,730
52,990
21,100
375,190
481,130

 
225,690
16,740
11,540
10,290
54,610
117,860
252,880
285,900
975,510

960
 
449,570
218,110
67,000
1,380
737,020


 
1,090
 
130
2,194,880

 
309,580
50,840
1,683,550
112,820
290,150
64,420
14,140
496,920
65,650
8,640
228,560
760
760
3,326,790
 
60,000
480,000
1,800,000
3,000,000
24,380,000
29,720,000

 
1,800,000
550,000
200,000
220,000
60,400
100,000
400,000
3,000,000
6,330,000

210,000
 
4,500,000
1,858,000
200,000
10,000
6,778,000


 
395,000
 
4,300
43,227,700

 
4,175,000
1,500,000
2,500,000
2,050,000
4,900,000
650,000
600,000
8,950,000
1,000,000
30,000
3,500,000
228,560
62,000
30,089,000
 
15      
17      
38      
142      
65      
62      

 
8      
33      
18      
21      
1.1   
0.9   
1.6   
10      
6.5   

219      
 
10      
8.5   
3      
7      
9      


 
363      
 
32      
20      

 
13.5   
30      
1.5   
18      
17      
10      
42      
18      
23      
3.4   
15      
81      
221      
9.6   

Area Square
Miles
Population Inhabitants to
a Square Mile
Portuguese Africa:
  Portuguese Guinea
  Cape Verde Islands
  S. Thomé & Principé
  Kabinda (Congo)
  Angola
  Mozambique
Total Portuguese Africa

Spanish Africa:
  Ceuta, etc. (Morocco)
  Sahara (part of)
  Canaries
  Gulf of Guinea
Total Spanish Africa

German Africa:
  Togoland
  Cameroons
  Southwest Africa
  East Africa
Total German Africa

Italian Africa:
  Eritrea (with (Kasala)
  Somal & Gall Lands
  Abyssinia
  Egyptian Sudan (part of)
Total Italian Africa

Belgian Congo State
Boer Republics
Total European Africa
Morocco
Tripoli, Barla, & Fezzan
Egypt
The Madhi's Territories,
  to 10º N.
The Eastern Sahara
  (Tiberti, etc.)
Wadai & Kanem
Mosi & other unappropriated
  terroritories in the
  Western Sudan
Liberia
Lakes (not included above)
ALL AFRICA
 
14,370
1,490
420
2,030
525,670
292,750
826,730

 
30
150,100
2,820
884
153,834

 
84,950
193,570
320,540
351,040
884,810

 
84,950
277,330
155,920
30,680
548,880

905,090

177,750

9,018,760

154,500
338,470
349,170
 
609,300
 
673,230
100,000
 
 
155,650
51,970
70,430
11,621,530
 
200,000
111,000
21,000
30,000
3,610,000
1,500,000
5,472,000

&nsp;
16,000
100,000
292,000
35,000
443,000

 
800,000
4,570,000
200,000
2,800,000
8,370,000

 
450,000
800,000
3,600,000
300,000
5,150,000

16,300,000
764,000
112,545,700
6,000,000
1,000,000
7,600,000
 
5,800,000
 
60,000
2,730,000
 
 
2,800,000
1,000,000
&
139,535,700
 
14      
74      
50      
15      
7      
5      
6.6   

 
533      
0.7   
104      
40      
3      

 
40      
24      
0.6   
8      
9.4   

 
5      
2.5   
23      
10      
8      

18      

4      

12      

39      
3      
22      
 
9      
 
0.1   
 
 
 
18      
19      
&      
12      
The above table was compiled by E.G. Ravenstein, F.R.G.S.; figures being submitted in most cases by the Berlin and Brussels Committee On Land And Population Distribution Of The Continent of Africa.47 Note that both Edwin Terrell and Henry Casson48 represented the United States of America in the capacity of "Minister Plenipotentiary. &"49

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