What countries are in the south of Africa?
The UN subregion of Southern Africa consists of five countries in the southernmost part of the continent–Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe. The region is rich in valuable minerals deposits.
What is the capital city of West Africa?
The map also shows the location of the largest/most populos cities in West Africa. Benin: Cotonou, Djougou, Porto-Novo (capital), and Parakou.
Why South Africa is called RSA?
RSA stands for Republic Of South Africa. It highlights the problems faced by the South African cricket team during Apartheid when they could not play i.e they returned to international cricket only when South Africa became a republic. Most cricketing teams have a three letter acronym (For example, India has IND).
What are the six countries in West Africa?
Starting in the north and moving clockwise around Mali, these six African countries include Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, the Côte D’Ivoire, Guinea, and Mauritania. The Niger River as well as the Senegal River both flow through the southeastern and southwestern regions of Mali as well, respectively.
Which is the westernmost country in West Africa?
West Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. West Africa has been defined as including 17 countries: Benin, Burkina Faso, the island nation of Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the islands of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.
Are there any Francophone countries in West Africa?
The economic point of view mentions that the West African region comprises 16 countries and two islands. Such countries as Equatorial Guinea, Chad and Cameroon do not enter the list of ECOWAS countries (Economic Community of West African States). READ ALSO: Francophone countries in West Africa and their capitals
Which is the safest country in West Africa?
Apart from Mali, Niger, Mauritania and Nigeria, most West African countries and their capitals are relatively safe to travel to. Click here for a full safety ranking of all African countries.