Historical African place names


Historical African place names

This is a list of historical African place names. The names on the left are linked to the corresponding subregion(s) from History of Africa.
* Abyssinia - Ethiopia
* Africa (province) - Tunisia
* Barbary Coast - Algeria
* Bechuanaland - Botswana
* Belgian Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo
* Carthage - Tunisia
* Central African Empire - Central African Republic
* Congo Free State - Democratic Republic of the Congo
* Dahomey - Benin
* Equatoria - Sudan and Uganda
* Fernando Poo - Bioko
* French Congo - Gabon and Republic of the Congo
* French Equatorial Africa - Chad, Central African Republic, Gabon, Republic of the Congo
* French Sudan - Mali
* French West Africa - Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, Burkina Faso, and Benin
* German East Africa - Tanzania
* German South West Africa - Namibia
* The Gold Coast - Ghana
* Guinea
* Malagasy Republic - Madagascar
* Monomotapa -
* Middle Congo - Republic of the Congo
* Nubia - Sudan and Egypt
* Nyasaland - Malawi
* Portuguese Guinea - Guinea-Bissau
* Rhodesia - Zimbabwe and Zambia
* The Slave Coast - Benin
* South-West Africa - Namibia
* Spanish Sahara - Western Sahara
* French Upper Volta - Republic of Upper Volta - Burkina Faso
* Zaire - Republic of the Congo - Democratic Republic of the Congo

See also: List of extinct countries, empires, etc.


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