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Ghana, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Ghana, officially Republic of Ghana, republic (2015 est. pop. 27,583,000), 92,099 sq mi (238,536 sq km), W Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. The capital and largest c...

Guinea, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Guinea gĭnˈē, officially Republic of Guinea, republic (2015 est. pop. 12,092,000), 94,925 sq mi (245,856 sq km), W Africa. It is bounded on the north by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali; on ...

Niger, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Niger nīˈjər, nēzhârˈ, officially Republic of Niger, republic (2015 est. pop. 18,045,729), 489,189 sq mi (1,267,000 sq km), W Africa. It borders on Burkina Faso and Mali in the west, on A...

Ghana, former empire, Africa

(Encyclopedia)Ghana gäˈnə [key], ancient empire, W Africa, in the savanna region of what is now E Senegal, SW Mali, and S Mauritania. The empire was founded c.6th cent. by Soninke peoples and lay astride the tra...

Djibouti, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Djibouti jēb&oomacr;tēˈ, officially Republic of Djibouti, republic (2015 est. pop. 828,000), c.8,900 sq mi (23,057 sq km), E Africa, on the Gulf of Aden. It is bounded by Eritrea (N), Et...

Benin, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Benin bĕnēnˈ , officially Republic of Benin, republic (2020 est. pop. 12,120,000), 4...

Mozambique, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Mozambique mōˌzəmbēkˈ, officially Republic of Mozambique, republic (2015 est. pop. 25,303,000), 302,659 sq mi (784,090 sq km), SE Africa. It borders on the Indian Ocean in the east; on Sou...

Morocco, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Morocco mərŏkˈō, officially Kingdom of Morocco, kingdom (2015 est. pop. 34,803,000), 171,834 sq mi (445,050 sq km), NW Africa. Morocco is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea (N), the Atlantic...

Senegal, country, Africa

(Encyclopedia)CE5 Senegal sĕnĭgôlˈ, sĕnˈĭgôl, officially Republic of Senegal, republic (2015 est. pop. 13,975,000), 76,124 sq mi (197,161 sq km), W Africa. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the wes...

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