The Sahel is a region of Africa at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. There is a very low population in this area of Africa. Cities are rare and far between but here are the main ones.
Popular destinations: Niamey, Niger and Sudan
Niger is an arid, landlocked country of the Sahel with a population of 12 million.
Popular destinations: Niamey, Maradi and Zinder
Sudan is the third largest country in Africa and sixteenth largest in the world, bordering Egypt, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Libya, and South Sudan.
Popular destinations: Khartoum, Kassala and Wadi Halfa
A landlocked country in the Sahel, Mali is bordered by Algeria, Niger, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Mauritania.
Popular destinations: Bamako, Timbuktu and Ségou
Mauritania is the least developed and poorest country in northwest Africa.
Popular destinations: Nouadhibou, Choum and Nouakchott
Chad is one of the poorest and most corruptly mis-governed countries in the world, with most of its inhabitants living in poverty as subsistence herders and farmers.
Popular destinations: N'Djamena, Soudanian Chad and Moundou

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