Western Africa

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    • Mauritania
    • Capital
    • Nouakchott
    • people
    • 3,205,060
    • Economy
    • 6.5billion (iron ore 40% of
    • exports. Pastoral agroculture)
    • Burkina Faso
    • Capital
    • Ouagadougou
    • people
    • 16,241,811
    • Economy
    • 19billion (landlocked, poor
    • natural resources, 90% of the population subsitance agroculture)
    • Gambia
    • Capital
    • Banjul
    • people
    • 1,824,158
    • Economy
    • 2billion
    • (sparse natural resources, and poor land for agroculture. Though, 1/3 of economy is agroculture
    • Ghana
    • Capital
    • Accra
    • people
    • 24,339,838
    • Economy
    • 36.5 billion
    • (endowed with natural recources, but is heavilly reliant of foreign
    • assistance)
    • Guinea Bissau
    • Capital
    • Bissau
    • people
    • 1,565,126
    • Economy
    • 933 million (one of the six
    • poorest nations in the world)
    • Guinea
    • Capital
    • Conakry
    • people
    • 10,324,025
    • Economy
    • 10.5billion (natural recourses,
    • hydropower, but remains poorly developed)
    • Liberia
    • Capital
    • Monrovia
    • people
    • 3,685,076
    • Economy
    • 1.5billion (mineral rich, good
    • agricultural potential, but civil war had destroyed much of the
    • infrastucture)
    • Mali
    • Capital
    • Bamako
    • people
    • 13,796,354
    • Economy
    • 15.5billion (one fo the 25
    • poorest countries in the world. 25% deset, unequal distrobution of wealth)
    • Mali
    • Capital
    • Bamako
    • people
    • 13,796,354
    • Economy
    • 15.5billion (one fo the 25
    • poorest countries in the world. 25% deset, unequal distrobution of wealth)
    • Niger
    • Capital
    • Naimey
    • people
    • 15,878,271
    • Economy
    • 10.5 billion
    • (ranks near last on the UN human development index, one of the poorest
    • countries in the world)
    • Nigeria
    • Capital
    • Abuja
    • people
    • 152,217,341
    • Economy
    • 357 billion
    • (highly dependant on oil [95% f foreign exchang, 80% of government
    • expenditures] military government has failed to divert the economy away from
    • oil dependance. Poor infrastructure)
    • Senegal
    • Capital
    • Dakar
    • people
    • 14,086,103
    • Economy
    • 22billion
    • Sierra Leone
    • Capital
    • Freetown
    • people
    • 5,245,695
    • Economy
    • 4.5
    • billion(one of the worlds poorest countries with highest income
    • inequality. Natural resources and
    • diamond mining)
    • Togo
    • Capital
    • Lome
    • people
    • 6,199,841
    • Economy
    • 5 billion
    • (highly reliant on agroculture, one of the worlds largest producer of
    • phosphates)
    • Benin
    • Capital
    • Porto Novo
    • people
    • 9,056,010
    • Economy
    • 13 billion
    • (reliant on agroculture, rapid population growth undercuts the small growth
    • in the economy)
    • Benin
    • Porto Novo
    • Burkina Faso
    • Ouagadougou
    • Gambia
    • Dakar
    • Ghana
    • Accra
    • Guinea Bissau
    • Bissau
    • Guinnea
    • Conakry
    • Liberia
    • Monrovia
    • Mali
    • Bamako
    • Mauritania
    • Nouakchott
    • Niger
    • Naimey
    • Nigeria
    • Abuja
    • Togo
    • Lome
    • Sierra Leone
    • Freetown
    • Senegal
    • Dakar

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