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What is the list of west african countries, their capitals and presidents?

Do you know geography? How many countries are there in West Africa? 15? 18? 20? 23? What is the list of West African countries, their capitals, and presidents? Continue reading this article to know the exact answer.

 The list of west african countries

West Africa is as well named the West of Africa and Western Africa and. It is the sub-region of Africa. There are 18 countries in it. The West of Africa is located in an area of 6,140,000 square kilometers. It is almost 1/5 of Africa territory. In contrast to most of Southeast, Southern, and Central Africa, Bantu-speaking peoples do not inhabit West Africa.

There is a wide variety of cultures in West Africa. From Senegal to Nigeria, there are overall resemblances in traditional cuisine, dress, culture, and music. People in Wester African countries are very friendly and talkative.

West African countries

West African countries, their capitals, and presidents

Benin

Capital: Porto-Novo

  • Capital: Porto-Novo
  • The President: Patrice Talon (2016 – present)

Burkina Faso

Capital: Ouagadougou

  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • The President: Roch Marc Christian Kabore (2015 – present)

The island of Cape Verde

Capital: Praia

  • Capital: Praia
  • The President: Jorge Carlos Fonseca (2011 – present)

Gambia

Capital: Banjul

  • Capital: Banjul
  • The President: Yahya Jammeh (1996 – present)

Ghana

Capital: Accra

  • Capital: Accra
  • The President: John Dramani Mahama (2012 – present)

Guinea

Capital: Conakry

  • Capital: Conakry
  • The President: Alpha Conde (2010 – present)

Guinea-Bissau

Capital: Bissau

  • Capital: Bissau
  • The President: Jose Mario Vaz (2014 – present)

Ivory Coast

Yamoussoukro

  • Capital: Abidjan (economic), Yamoussoukro (political)
  • The President: Alassane Ouattara (2010 – present)

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Liberia

Capital: Monrovia

  • Capital: Monrovia
  • The President: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (2006 – present)

Mali

Capital: Bamako

  • Capital: Bamako
  • The President: Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta (2013 – present)

Mauritania

Capital: Nouakchott

  • Capital: Nouakchott
  • The President: Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz (2009 – present)

Niger

Capital: Niamey

  • Capital: Niamey
  • The President: Mahamadou Issoufou (2011 – present)

Nigeria

Capital: Abuja

  • Capital: Abuja
  • The President: Muhammadu Buhari (2015 – present)

The island of Saint Helena

Capital: Jamestown

  • Capital: Jamestown
  • Monarch: Elizabeth II
  • Governor: Lisa Phillips

Senegal

Capital: Dakar

  • Capital: Dakar
  • The President: Macky Sall (2012 – present)

Sierra Leone

Capital: Freetown

  • Capital: Freetown
  • The President: Ernest Bai Koroma (2007 – present)

Sao Tome and Principe

Capital: Sao Tome

  • Capital: Sao Tome
  • The President: Evaristo Carvalho (2016 – present)

Togo

Capital: Lome

  • Capital: Lome
  • The President: Faure Gnassingbe (2005 – present)

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