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West Africa PhraseBook

West Africa comprises the sixteen countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. This area boasts hundreds of language groups who all share a similar culture.

If you plan to travel or work in West Africa, the West Africa Phrase book will help. The book contains a concise overview of each country with government contact information and parallel phrases in the most commonly encountered languages:

CountryOfficial Language(s)Population
BeninFrench10 million
Burkina FasoFrench, Mòoré, Mandinka, Bambara15.75 million
Cape VerdePortuguese.5 million
GambiaEnglish1.9 million
GhanaEnglish24.2 million
GuineaFrench10 million
Guinea-BissauPortuguese1.6 million
Ivory CoastFrench22.4 million
LiberiaEnglish2.4 million
MaliFrench14.5 million
MauritaniaArabic3.4 million
NigerFrench17.1 million
NigeriaEnglish174.5 million
SenegalFrench13.5 million
Sierra LeoneEnglish6 million
TogoFrench6.7 million

Shipping in the continental U.S. is $6.00 per order regardless of the number of copies ordered. For international orders we will soon have the book available on Amazon. For orders of the Ebook (PDF format) you will receive an email with a link to download.

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