Sub saharan africa political map. As of 1900 both muslims and christians were relatively small minorities in the region. 2000 1000 bc however the land of nubia was subject to egyptian political dominance. In sub saharan africa access to water supply and sanitation has improved but the region lags behind all other developing regions. Nubian civilization was born ca.
The sub saharan africa is geographically the area of the continent of africa that lies south of the sahara. Africa development forum series the africa development forum series was created in 2009 to focus on issues of signi cant relevance to sub saharan africas social and economic develop. More than half are in sub saharan africa. Only 24 per cent of all national parliamentarians were women as of november 2018 a slow increase from 113 per cent in 1995.
Maps of africa and information on african countries capitals geography history culture and more. For the early phase of nubian civilization ca. Leadership and political participation women in parliaments. In little more than a century the religious landscape of sub saharan africa has changed dramatically.
Rwanda has the highest number of. Access to safe drinking water has increased from 49 in 1990 to 60 in 2008 while in the same time span the access to improved sanitation has only risen from 28 to 31. As of january 2019 11women are serving as head of state and 10 are serving as head of government. Choose regions nations or sub nation to compare data.
Hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. The vast majority of people practiced traditional african religions while adherents of christianity and. Portal of public use datasets on sub saharan africa this data portal was created by the nber africa project co directed by sebastian edwards simon johnson and david n. Weil as a way to systematize public use data on sub saharan africa.