Lesotho covers 30,355 km2 (11,720 sq mi). It is the only independent state in the world that lies entirely above 1,000 metres (3,281 ft) in elevation. Its lowest point of 1,400 met[...]
Mali is a landlocked nation in West Africa, located southwest of Algeria. It lies between latitudes 10° and 25°N, and longitudes 13°W and 5°E. At 1,242,248 square kilometres (480,0[...]
At 397,929 square miles (1,030,631 km2),[56] Mauritania is the world’s 29th-largest country (after Bolivia). It is comparable in size to Egypt. It lies mostly between latitud[...]
Mauritius is relatively young geologically, having been created by volcanic activity some 8 million years ago.[15] Together with Réunion and Rodrigues, Mauritius is part of the Mas[...]
Morocco has a coast on the Atlantic Ocean that reaches past the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea. It is bordered by Spain to the north (a water border through the Str[...]
Niger is a landlocked nation in West Africa located along the border between the Sahara and Sub-Saharan regions. It lies between latitudes 11° and 24°N, and longitudes 0° and 16°E.[...]
At 825,418 km2 (318,696 sq mi),[26] Namibia is the world’s thirty-fourth largest country (after Venezuela). It lies mostly between latitudes 17° and 29°S (a small area is nor[...]
At 947,300 km²,[24] Tanzania is the world’s 31st-largest country. Compared to other African countries, it is slightly smaller than Egypt and comparable in size to Nigeria. It[...]
Sudan is situated in northern Africa, with a 853 km (530 mi) coastline bordering the Red Sea.[117] With an area of 1,886,068 km2 (728,215 sq mi), it is the third largest country on[...]
At 592,800 square kilometres (228,900 sq mi), Madagascar is the world’s 47th largest country and the fourth-largest island. The country lies mostly between latitudes 12°S and[...]