For questions which are specific to the region/continent of Africa.

Some examples of questions more or less specific to Africa are those about:

  • African coordinate systems
  • Projections & Datums Specific to Africa
  • Workarounds for Geospatial statutory requirements in Africa (with GPS, exact locations etc.)

The United Nations regards Africa of comprising the following sub-regions and countries:

Eastern Africa

  • Burundi
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mozambique
  • Réunion
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Uganda
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Middle Africa

  • Angola
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Northern Africa
  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia
  • Western Sahara

Southern Africa

  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland

Western Africa

  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cabo Verde
  • Cote d'Ivoire
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Helena
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo