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Djibouti

1977-PRESENT

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50-franc Campaign Against Thirst single

The former French overseas territory of Afars and Issas in northeast Africa became independent on June 17, 1977. Somali Coast and Obock issues also received Djibouti overprints and surcharges in 1894-1902. Djibouti is supported by French aid, and a French garrison remains in the country.

Narrative by Linn's Stamp News

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65-franc Map and Flag of Djibouti single
 

Precedent Countries:


AFARS AND ISSAS
1967-1977

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40fr Assamo single
 

SOMALI COAST
1894-1966

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25fr Crossing Desert single
 

OBOCK
1892-1894

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10fr Camel and Rider single

 

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