Maps

Maps of West African Kingdoms and Empires

Click on a map to view a larger version in a new window. See also: a descriptive overview of the history of West Africa.

  • Map of West Africa c. 0 - 300 AD, showing the Nok culture in present-day Nigeria, and the Djenné-Djenno civilization in present-day Mali.

 

Map of the Current West African States

Map of current West African states and their major cities and capitals in 2018 by Cultures of West Africa.
Map of current West African states in 2018 by Cultures of West Africa. (Click to enlarge)

 

Geoclimatic Map of the Sahara and Surroundings

Map of the geography of the Sahara, as well as North and West African climates
Geography of the Sahara and its surrounding climates. (Click to enlarge)