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So many placed speak French because they were colonized by the French, at times through an act of war with the country, and they took it by force. 28

these are:

Belgium, Benin, Burkina-Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic,

Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, France, Gabon, Guinea, Haiti,

Ivory Coast, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mali, Monaco, Niger, Republic of Congo, Rwanda,

Senegal, Seychelles, Switzerland, Togo, Vanuatu

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