An independent city of eastern Missouri on the Mississippi River just south of its confluence with the Missouri River. The largest city in the state, it was founded by French fur traders in 1764 and developed as a port and commercial center in the 1800s.
A city of northwest Senegal at the mouth of the Senegal River. The oldest French colonial settlement in Africa, it was founded as a trading base c. 1658. It was the capital of French West Africa from 1895 to 1902 and the capital of Senegal until 1958.