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Geographically, west-central Africa may be considered as an eastern extension
of western Africa: in the north are the savannas of Chad, the Central African
Republic, and The Sudan, stretching to the Nile River, and in the south is the
Cylindrical houses are built by the majority of peoples in the savanna and
semidesert regions of the Sudan and West Africa. With less wood available,
these are often constructed of mud in a coil pottery technique. It is customary to
lay the mud ...
Whether they live in the rain forest, in the gallery forests lining the rivers, in the
arid savannas, or in the swamps, however, they share a common cultural
background; they often combine fishing and hunting with rudimentary farming.
Most are ...
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