Is lead found in West Africa?

Answer Africa is one of the smaller suppliers of lead worldwide, falling behind countries such as China and Australia. Africa does, however, have several lead-mining facilities, but none of these mines ar... Read More »

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How big is West Africa?

The 16 countries that make up the region of West Africa account for one-fifth of the total landmass of the continent of Africa, nearly five million square miles. The 16 countries that make up the W... Read More »

Is West Africa a country?

West Africa is not a country. It is a region on the African continent composed of 18 countries. These are: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guine... Read More »

Is West Africa sub-Saharan?

West Africa is sub-Saharan. The term sub-Saharan refers to the region located south of the Sahara Desert. West Africa refers to the are of Africa bounded to the north by the Sahara Desert and to th... Read More »

Is West Africa a region?

West Africa is a region. It consists of Benin, Burkina, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. It ... Read More »