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The Sahel is a region of Africa at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. There is a very low population in this area of Africa. Cities are rare and far between but here are the main ones.

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Niamey, the capital of Niger, is a lively, fairly modern city of around 800,000 on the banks of the Niger River in the Tillaberi region in the far southwest of Niger.
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Niger is an arid, landlocked country of the Sahel with a population of 12 million.
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Sudan is the third largest country in Africa and sixteenth largest in the world, bordering Egypt, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Libya, and South Sudan.
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A landlocked country in the Sahel, Mali is bordered by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Mauritania.
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Mauritania is the least developed and poorest country in northwest Africa.
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Chad is one of the poorest and most corruptly mis-governed countries in the world, with most of its inhabitants living in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers.
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Sahel

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  • Latitude of center:  14° 18' (14.3°) north
  • Longitude of center:  21° 42' (21.7°) east
  • Neighbors:  North Africa
  • Wikidata:  Sahel
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sahel

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