Regional Map of Africa
Central Africa, East Africa, and SThis map is a good approximation of the major topological and cultural regions: the North (Maghreb; Sahara), the Sudan (Sahel and savannah; to the edge of the modern country of Sudan), the Nile Valley (Egypt and Nubia),outhern Africa. Please note that a year after this website was created (1996), the country of Zaire in Central Africa was renamed the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) under a new regime (current maps are given below). However, this regional map is a clear diagram and includes further resources; click on any section of the map to open up a new webpage with an introduction about that area. At the bottom of these pages, click through to learn more about each region. Used in this manner, this map serves as an overview of this course’s material.