Wordlist: Africa - List 3

 

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  • Niger
    • Niger[ˈnaɪdʒə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River; bordering Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east
    • Example:
      • Over 80 percent of Niger's land is covered by the Sahara desert.
  • Nigeria
    • Nigeria[naɪˈdʒɪə(ɹ).i.ə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a federal constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; located in West Africa and sharing land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north
    • Example:
      • The three largest and most influential ethnic groups in Nigeria are the Hausa, Igbo and Yoruba.
  • Rwanda
    • Rwanda[ruːˈændə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country located in the Great Lakes region of eastern-central Africa, bordered by Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania
    • Example:
      • Although close to the equator, Rwanda has a cool temperate climate due to its high elevation.
  • Sao Tome and Principe
    • Sao Tome and Principe(uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa, consisting of two islands: São Tomé and Príncipe
    • Example:
      • São Tomé and Príncipe is the second-smallest African country in terms of population.
  • Senegal
    • Senegal[senegal](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country south of the Sénégal River in western Africa, owing its name to the river that borders it to the East and North
    • Example:
      • Dakar is the capital city of Senegal.
  • Seychelles
    • Seychelles[seɪˈʃɛlz](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • an archipelago nation of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar
    • Example:
      • The Seychelles has the smallest population of any African state.
  • Sierra Leone
    • Sierra Leone[sieɪrə liˈoːn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa, bordered by Guinea in the north, Liberia in the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest
    • Example:
      • Sierra Leone has a tropical climate, with a diverse environment ranging from savannah to rainforests.
  • Somalia
    • Somalia[soʊˈmɑːliə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Kenya to the southwest, the Gulf of Aden with Yemen to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Ethiopia to the west
    • Example:
      • In antiquity, Somalia was an important centre for commerce with the rest of the ancient world.
  • South Africa
    • South Africa[saʊθ ˈæfɹɪkə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country located at the southern tip of Africa, with a 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) coastline on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans
    • Example:
      • Modern humans have inhabited Southern Africa for more than 100,000 years.
  • Sudan
    • Sudan[suˈdæn](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in northeastern Africa and the largest country in Africa and the Arab World, and tenth largest in the world by area, bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast
    • Example:
      • The people of Sudan have a long history extending from antiquity.
  • Swaziland
    • Swaziland[ˈswäzēˌland](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered to the north, south and west by South Africa, and to the east by Mozambique, sometimes called Ngwane
    • Example:
      • Swaziland is a small country, no more than 200 km north to south and 130 km east to west.
  • Tanzania
    • Tanzania[ˌtanzəˈnēə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a nation in central East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south
    • Example:
      • Since 1996, the official capital of Tanzania has been Dodoma.
  • Togo
    • Togo['təʊɡəʊ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north
    • Example:
      • Togo is a tropical, sub-Saharan nation, highly dependent on agriculture.
  • Tunisia
    • Tunisia[tjuːˈnɪzɪə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the northernmost country in Africa, bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and Mediterranean Sea to the north and east
    • Example:
      • Tunisia is the smallest of the nations situated along the Atlas mountain range.
  • Uganda
    • Uganda[juːˈɡɑːndə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and on the south by Tanzania
    • Example:
      • Fifty-one percent of the population of Uganda lives slightly below the international poverty line.
  • Zambia
    • Zambia['zæmbiə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west
    • Example:
      • Zambia has been a multiparty democracy since 1991.
  • Zimbabwe
    • Zimbabwe[zɪmˈbɑːbweɪ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a landlocked country located in the southern part of the continent of Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east
    • Example:
      • Zimbabwe has three official languages: English, Shona and Ndebele.
 

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          Seychelles
          an archipelago nation of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar
          Nigeria
          a federal constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; located in West Africa and sharing land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north
          Sao Tome and Principe
          a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa, consisting of two islands: São Tomé and Príncipe
          Tunisia
          the northernmost country in Africa, bordered by Algeria to the west, Libya to the southeast, and Mediterranean Sea to the north and east
          Sierra Leone
          a country in West Africa, bordered by Guinea in the north, Liberia in the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest
          Sudan
          a country in northeastern Africa and the largest country in Africa and the Arab World, and tenth largest in the world by area, bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast
          Tanzania
          a nation in central East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south
          Togo
          a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north
          Somalia
          a country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Kenya to the southwest, the Gulf of Aden with Yemen to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Ethiopia to the west
          Swaziland
          a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordered to the north, south and west by South Africa, and to the east by Mozambique, sometimes called Ngwane
          Senegal
          a country south of the Sénégal River in western Africa, owing its name to the river that borders it to the East and North
          Rwanda
          a landlocked country located in the Great Lakes region of eastern-central Africa, bordered by Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania
          Zimbabwe
          a landlocked country located in the southern part of the continent of Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east
          Niger
          a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River; bordering Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east
          Uganda
          a landlocked country in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and on the south by Tanzania
           
           
           
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          Somalia
          a country located in the Horn of Africa, bordered by Djibouti to the northwest, Kenya to the southwest, the Gulf of Aden with Yemen to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east, and Ethiopia to the west
          Sao Tome and Principe
          a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa, consisting of two islands: São Tomé and Príncipe
          Togo
          a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north
          Tanzania
          a nation in central East Africa bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north, Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique to the south
          Zambia
          a landlocked country in Southern Africa, bordering the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west
          Nigeria
          a federal constitutional republic comprising thirty-six states and its Federal Capital Territory, Abuja; located in West Africa and sharing land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north
          Sudan
          a country in northeastern Africa and the largest country in Africa and the Arab World, and tenth largest in the world by area, bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast
          Rwanda
          a landlocked country located in the Great Lakes region of eastern-central Africa, bordered by Uganda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania
          Uganda
          a landlocked country in East Africa, bordered on the east by Kenya, on the north by Sudan, on the west by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and on the south by Tanzania
          South Africa
          a country located at the southern tip of Africa, with a 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) coastline on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans
          Niger
          a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River; bordering Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east
          Senegal
          a country south of the Sénégal River in western Africa, owing its name to the river that borders it to the East and North
          Zimbabwe
          a landlocked country located in the southern part of the continent of Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers, bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east
          Sierra Leone
          a country in West Africa, bordered by Guinea in the north, Liberia in the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest
          Seychelles
          an archipelago nation of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, some 1,500 kilometres east of mainland Africa, northeast of the island of Madagascar
           
           
           
         
         

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