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Northwest Africa is the northwestern part of Africa. The term Northwest Africa is commonly used in various disciplines : geo-politics, archaeology, anthropology and genetics. It is preferred over the utilisation of Maghreb possibly because of the perceived Arabocentrism of the term. Image File history File links NorthWest Africa File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links NorthWest Africa File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Africa is the worlds second-largest continent in both area and population, after Asia. ... (see also North Africa, Tamazgha, Arab Maghreb Union, Mashreq) The Maghreb (or Moghreb), meaning western in Arabic, is the region of the continent of Africa north of the Sahara desert and west of the Nile - specifically, the modern countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and to a lesser extent Libya and...


The countries and territories in Northwest Africa include:

"Barbary", "Maghreb" and "Tamazgha" are synonyms of Northwest Africa. This article is about Libya, the country in North Africa. ... For other meanings, see Barbary Coast (disambiguation). ... (see also North Africa, Tamazgha, Arab Maghreb Union, Mashreq) The Maghreb (or Moghreb), meaning western in Arabic, is the region of the continent of Africa north of the Sahara desert and west of the Nile - specifically, the modern countries of Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and to a lesser extent Libya and... Tamazgha is a recent Tamazight neologism for the area more often known as the Maghreb or North Africa, covering the area between the Mediterranean Sea and the Niger River, from the west bank of the Nile river to the Atlantic Ocean. ...



Regions of the World
Africa: Central Africa | Congo | East Africa | Great Lakes | Guinea | Horn of Africa | North Africa | Maghreb / Northwest Africa | Sahel | Southern Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Sudan | West Africa
Americas: Andean states | Caribbean | Central America | Great Lakes | Great Plains | Guianas | Latin America | North America | Patagonia | South America | Southern Cone
Asia: Central Asia | East Asia | East Indies | Far East | Indian subcontinent | North Asia | Southeast Asia | Southwest Asia (Middle East / Near East, Levant, Anatolia, Arabia)
Europe: Balkans | Baltic region | Benelux | British Isles | Central Europe | Eastern Europe | Northern Europe | Scandinavia | Southern Europe | Western Europe
Other: Eurasia: Caucasus | Mediterranean | Post-Soviet states | Oceania: Australasia | Melanesia | Micronesia | Polynesia | Aleutian Islands | Pacific Rim | Polar: Arctic | Antarctic

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North Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (693 words)
The Maghreb (also called Northwest Africa or Tamazgha) is the portion of North Africa that consititutes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya (thus excluding the Nile Valley).
North Africa is naturally divided into three rather distinct cultural regions: the Maghreb (Northwest Africa), the Sahara, and the Nile Valley.
The Maghreb (Northwest Africa) is believed to have been inhabited by Berbers since the beginning of recorded history.
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