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West Africa       LUcat Search catalogue 294943951

Scope note
Designates the region of Africa comprising Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

Broader terms
Subsaharan Africa

Narrower terms
Benin
Burkina Faso
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Chad
Côte d'Ivoire
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Togo

Related terms
French West Africa
Sahel
West African polities

Subject category
01.02.01 AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND REGIONS

Indexing history
In the case of publications indexed before 2006, West Africa did not include Cameroon and Chad.



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