What are 3 most important rivers in Africa?
The four major rivers in Africa are the Nile, the Zambezi, the Congo, and the Niger. The Nile is one of the longest rivers in the world.
How many river systems were in West Africa?
This map shows the locations of 13 major river basins in Africa: the Senegal, Volta, Niger, Lake Chad, Nile, Lake Turkana, Juba Shibeli, Ogooue, Congo, Zambezi, Okavango, Limpopo and Orange river basins.
What region of Africa has no major rivers?
What region of Africa has no major rivers flowing through it? Why? There are no major rivers in North Central and North West Africa.
What are the two main resources in West Africa?
Africa’s two most profitable mineral resources are gold and diamonds.
What were the 1st two empires in West Africa?
A succession of three great kingdoms came to power as their people, gained control of valuable trade routes in West Africa. Ghana was the first of these empires, followed by the kingdoms of Mali and Songhai. Historians think the first people in Ghana were farmers along the Niger River.