Africa, India and its Neighbors
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... Sahel’ is an Arabic word referring ‘Border.’ In Africa, Sahel is a boundary zone that divides northern parts of Sahara desert and the region of Sahara in Sudan. So, Sahel is a geographic zone between the Sahara situated in the north and Sudan grasslands in the south. Moreover, it extends across the north of African continent connecting the Atlantic Ocean and Red Sea. The Sahel covers a vast territory of land from west to east and passes through various prominent countries of Africa including Mauritania, Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. The Sahel is situated 5, 400 km away from Atlantic Ocean in the west of Africa to the Red Sea which is situated in the east. The belt or the boundary is about 620...