How Many Countries Are There In West Africa?

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How Many Countries Are There In West Africa

West Africa has 16 countries. West Africa has an area of about 5 million square km. The name of countries in West Africa are:
Benin
Burkina Faso
Côte d’Ivoire
Cape Verde
The Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Togo
The lifestyle of these countries are very much similar to each other. Islam is the major religion in all these countries and Islamic culture is obvious in all of them. All these countries’ culture i.e., Music, Dress and Food are very much similar to each other. And, like western countries of world, Even western Africa has Football as popular sport and teams of Nigeria and Ghana are famous ones in West Africa.