Basic data on Sub-Saharan Africa.
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Basic data on Sub-Saharan Africa. by United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs.

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Published by Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs in [Washington] .
Written in English


  • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Statistics.

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December 1979.

SeriesSpecial report - Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs ; no. 61, Special report (United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs) -- no. 61.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p. :
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15239317M

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