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African Country Names in Indigenous Languages

By Martin W. Lewis | December 16, 2011 | 2 Comments
Mark Karan's Spread of Sango Map and Book Cover

After the recent GeoCurrents post on country names, Asya Pereltsvaig brought my attention to an interesting website called Endonym Map. The site features a single world map that shows the names of countries and dependent territories in their own official or national languages, as expressed in the script used for those languages. (A detail of the Endonym Map, showing most …

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