What were the colonies established by France and Africa?

Here's a list of French Possessions in Africa, as well as the dates they were officially taken over by France:
  1. French Morocco (1912)
  2. French Algeria (1830)
  3. Egypt (1798)
  4. French Tunisia (1881)
  5. Fezzan-Ghadames (1943)
  6. Ivory Coast (1843)
  7. French Dahomey (1883)
  8. French Sudan (1883)
  9. Guinea (1891)
  10. Mauritania (1902)
  11. Niger (1890)
  12. Senegal (1677)
  13. French Upper Volta (1896)
  14. French Togoland (1918)
  15. French Nigeria (1892)
  16. French Gambia (1681)
  17. Chad (1900)
  18. Oubangui-Chari (1905)
  19. French Congo (1875)
  20. Gabon (1839)
  21. French Cameroon (1918)
  22. Sao Tome & Principe (1709)
  23. Eritrea (1838)
  24. Madagascar (1896)
  25. Isle-De-France (1715)
  26. French Somaliland (1862)
  27. Mayotte (1841)
  28. Seychelles (1756)
  29. Chagos (1721)
  30. Comoros (1866)
  31. Reunion (1710)