Cōte d'Ivoire, or Republique de Cōte d'Ivoire (English: Ivory Coast), a country in western Africa. Prior to becoming independent in 1960, it was part of French West Africa. Cōte d'Ivoire lies on the Gulf of Guinea, an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, and is bordered by Liberia, Guinea, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Ghana. Its area is 124,504 square miles (322,464 km2). The country's maximum dimensions are about 400 miles (640 km) both north-south and east-west.
Nigeria, or Federal Republic of Nigeria, a country in West Africa. It is the largest of the West African nations and the most populous in Africa.
Djibouti, a small country in northeastern Africa. The country is bounded by Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and the Gulf of Aden, including the Gulf of Tadjoura and the Bab el Mandeb, the entrance to the Red Sea.