Sub-subject: Cairo-Dakar Corridor (Trans-African
- Introduction to the Cairo-Dakar Corridor (or Trans-African
- The main features of the Cairo-Dakar Corridor
- Access to seven markets of West Africa and North Africa: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara, and Senegal.
Sample of the sub-subject: Cairo-Dakar Trans-African Highway
Sub-Subject Description (Cairo-Dakar Trans-African Highway).
The Cairo-Dakar Trans-African Highway (8.640 kilometres), links:
- North Africa (Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, Western Sahara)
- West African region in Senegal
Key features of the Cairo-Dakar Corridor
- Countries: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Mauritania, and Senegal.
- The main languages: Arabic and French.
- The main religion: Islam
- The main cities: Cairo, Alexandria, Tripoli, Gabes, Sfax, Tunis, Sidi Bel Abbes, Tlemcen, Oujda, Fes, Meknes, Rabat, Tangier, Casablanca, Marrakesh, Agadir, Dakhla, Nouadhibou, Nouakchott, Saint Louis, and Dakar
- The largest ports: Port of Dakar (Senegal), Egyptian ports, Port of Casablanca, Port of Algiers, Tunisian Ports
- Suez Canal
- The total Length: 8,640 kilometres
- Paved: 8,067 kilometres
- Missing sections: 569 (mainly in Mauritania)
- In the region of the Arab Maghreb Union coexist with the Nouakchott (Mauritania)
- Tripoli (Libya) Highway
- The first 320 kilometres of this Highway is shared with the Tripoli-Windhoek Corridor
- In Cairo begin the Cairo-Gaborone Corridor
- In Dakar links with the Trans-Sahelian Highway and the Dakar-Lagos corridor
Regional Economic Communities:
- Arab Maghreb Union (UMA)
- West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
- Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
The Cairo-Dakar Trans-African Highway belongs to the African Civilisation.
- West African Economic Area
- East African Economic Area
- Maghrebian Economic Area