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The Coast of West Africa
Attye (Atie), Asante (Ashanti), Baga, Bassa, Baule, Bete, Bidjogo, Dan Gere, Fante, Grebo, Guro, Mende, Senufo, Temne, Toma, We, Wobe, Yaure.
Inland West Africa
Bambara, Bobo, Bwa, Dogon, Ligbi, Lobi, Mossi, Senufo, Warka (Marka).
Nigeria and Cameroon
Bamun, Bamileke, Benin, Ekoi, Ibibio, Idoma, Ife, Ijo, Igbo (Ibo), Mambila, Mumuye, Namji, Yaruba
Gabon and Zaire (DRC)
Bembe, Binji, Boa, Dengese, Fang, Hemba, Jokwe (Chokwe, Tshokwe), Kongo, Kota, Kuba, Kusu, Kwele, Lega, Lele, Lengola, Luba, Luena (Lwena), Luba, Lulua, Lwalwa, Mbagani, Mbala, Mbole, Ngbaka, Ngbandi, Pende, Punu, Salampasu, Songye (Songe), Suku, Tabwa, Teke, Vili, Yaka, Yombe, Zombo
East and South Africa
Makonde, Masai, Kisi, Nyamezi
Sudan, Egypt, Libya, Chad, Niger, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western
Sahara, Mauritania, Mali and the Cape Verde Islands make up Northern Africa. It is bounded
by the Red and Mediterranean Seas, Atlantic Ocean and the southern Sahara. Mainly Moslem
and known as "Arab" Africa, it is actually racially diverse, though separated
from "Black" Africa by desert. It is subtropical to tropical and generally arid
Eastern Africa is Eritrea, Ethiopia, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, Uganda,
Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, The Comoros Islands and Madagascar. The Indian Ocean and Red
Sea are its coasts. The Great Rift Valley, some of the world's largest lakes, Africa's
high and low points, forests, savannah and deserts are there. Madagascar's life forms are
ancient and unique. Though it is entirely tropical, the highest elevations still get snow.
Western Africa is Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, the Central African
Republic, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria,
Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. The southern coast and hinterlands of Africa's great
western bulge, it covers most of geographical (not the country) Sudan. It lies between the
Atlantic Ocean, Sahara Desert and Central African rain forest. The climate is tropical.
Southern Africa is Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Angola, Zambia,
Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, the Republic of South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana,
Namibia and Sao Tome. Its northern boundary is highlands rising from the Sahara, its
eastern edge is the Great Rift Valley and the Indian Ocean. To the south and west is the
Atlantic Ocean. The climate ranges from tropical in the north to subtropical in the south.
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