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Africa, Central

LC control 85001578
Geographic headingAfrica, Central
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Geographic subdivision usageAfrica, Central
Variant(s)Africa, Equatorial
Central Africa
Equatorial Africa
Scope noteHere are entered works on the region of Africa that includes what are now the Central African Republic, Gabon, Congo (Democratic Republic), and Congo (Brazzaville), and also sometimes Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Burundi, and Rwanda.
Subject example tracingExample under Scientific expeditions
Found inCahen, L. The geochronology of Equatorial Africa, 1966.
Wikipedia, May 18, 2009 (Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that is sometimes used to refer to tropical Africa, or the region of Sub-Saharan Africa traversed by the equator. The term is often used in tropical medicine and climatological discourse, but during colonial times it had a more geopolitical meaning)