Upper Senegal and Niger

Upper Senegal and Niger was a colony within French West Africa that existed from 1904 to 1920. They had emerged from the colony of Senegambia and Niger. 1911 Niger became a separate military district, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) in 1919 a separate colony and the rest of the territory in 1920 to French Sudan, now Mali.

Capital of Upper Senegal and Niger was Bamako.

  • French Colonial History ( Africa)
  • History ( Mali)
  • History (Niger )
  • History ( Burkina Faso)