The African possessions and protectorates of the European Powers now at war are more than three times as large as all of Europe now engaged in hostilities. The largest individual holder of African territory is France, with 3,812,000 square miles, more than a million and a-half of which is the Sahara Desert. England controls 3,618,245 square miles; Belgium, with the Belgian Congo as its sole possession, 802,000 square miles; and Germany. 1,035,086 square miles.
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Page 14 Advertisements Column 2, Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914
Page 14 Advertisements Column 2 Evening Star, Issue 15683, 23 December 1914
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