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The regional divisions of the African super-region.
Africa (super-region)
Central Africa (region)
East Africa (region)
Egypt (region)
Horn of Africa (region)
Kongo (region)
Maghreb (region)
South Africa (region)
West Africa (region)

Africa (super-region) in 1444 contains several tribal states as well as many uncolonized provinces along its western and southern coasts. It is often used in the beginning as a mere stepping stone to get to America or Asia before turning the focus onto it.

The break-down of the Africa (super-region) is as follows:

Government types

  • Several Government tribal.png Tribal government forms (mostly Tribal Despotism and Tribal Monarchy).
  • Several Government monarchy.png Monarchy forms (mainly Iqta and Despotic Monarchy).
  • The occasional Government theocracy.png Theocracy.

Religions

  • Mostly Sunni Islam Sunni all around (with the occasional Ibadi Islam Ibadi and Shiite Islam Shia).
  • Animism Animist and Shamanism Shamanist in the western and southwestern parts respectively.
  • Coptic.png Coptic in the northeastern part (along with the only Jewish.png Jewish province in the game).

Technology groups

  • Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan technology group in the central and western parts.
  • Muslim technology group Muslim technology group in the northern and northeastern parts.
  • Indian technology group Indian technology group along the eastern coast.

Culture groups

  • Maghrebi and Arabic in the northern part.
  • Cushitic and Sudanese in the northeastern part.
  • Sahelian, Mande and West African in the central and western parts.
  • African in the southern part.

Formable / Reformable nations

These nations don't exist at the 1444 campaign start. They can appear if another nation chooses to form them.

Note: The South Africa (region) isn't mentioned below due to the area being uncolonized at the 1444 start date.

Africa (super-region)


Central Africa (region)

Note: (none).

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Air.png Air Government tribal.png Tribal Federation Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Tuareg) Air (2274) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Kanem Bornu.png Kanem Bornu Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Kanuri) Borno (1157) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Yao.png Yao Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Bilala) Yao (2288)

East Africa (region)

Template:Idea group/Swahili Note: The nations in this region use sub-Saharan units although being part of the Indian technology group.

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Kilwa.png Kilwa Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni African (Swahili) Kilwa (1196) Overlord of Flag of Sofala Sofala
Malindi.png Malindi Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni African (Swahili) Malindi (1203)
Mombasa.png Mombasa Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni African (Swahili) Mombasa (1202)
Mutapa.png Mutapa Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Indian technology group Indian Animism Animist African (Shona) Zimbabwe (1184) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Pate.png Pate Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Ibadi Islam Ibadi African (Swahili) Pate (2796)
Sofala.png Sofala Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni African (Swahili) Sofala (1186) Vassal of Flag of Kilwa Kilwa

Egypt (region)

Note: This region holds provinces necessary for forming Flag of Arabia Arabia and Flag of Egypt Egypt.

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Makuria.png Makuria Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Muslim technology group Muslim Shiite Islam Shia Sudanese (Nubian) Dongola (1228)
The Mamluks.png Mamluks Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Arabic (Egyptian) Cairo (361)

Horn of Africa (region)

Template:Idea group/Nubian Template:Idea group/Somali Note: This region contains 3 nations available only at a later start date. This region holds the only Jewish.png Jewish province in the game.

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Adal.png Adal Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Harer (1211)
Ajuuraan.png Ajuuraan Government theocracy.png Theocracy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Merca (2775)
Alodia.png Alodia Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Coptic.png Coptic Sudanese (Nubian) Soba (2798)
Aussa.png Aussa Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Ausa (2764) Available by date
Darfur.png Darfur Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Muslim technology group Muslim Shiite Islam Shia Sudanese (Nubian) Darfur (1219) Available by date
Ethiopia.png Ethiopia Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Coptic.png Coptic Cushitic (Amhara) Gonder (1224) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Funj.png Funj Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Sudanese (Nubian) Gezira (1222) Available by date or event
Geledi.png Geledi Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Afgooye (2776) Available by date
Harar.png Harar Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Harer (1211) Releasable by Flag of Adal Adal
Hobyo.png Hobyo Government monarchy.png Iqta Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Hobyo (2783) Releasable by Flag of Ajuuraan Ajuuraan
Kaffa.png Kaffa Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Coptic.png Coptic Cushitic (Sidamo) Kaffa (2757)
Majeerteen.png Majeerteen Government monarchy.png Iqta Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Hafun (2788) Releasable by Flag of Marehan Marehan
Marehan.png Marehan Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Galkayo (2784)
Medri Bahri.png Medri Bahri Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Coptic.png Coptic Cushitic (Tigray) Mendefera (2766) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Mogadishu.png Mogadishu Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Indian technology group Indian Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Mogadishu (1205)
Semien.png Semien Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Jewish.png Jewish Cushitic (Amhara) Semien (2771)
Warsangali.png Warsangali Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Cushitic (Somali) Las Khorey (2789)

Kongo (region)

Template:Idea group/Kongolese Note: (none).

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Kongo.png Kongo Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Shamanism Shamanist African (Kongolese) Mpemba (1170) Overlord of: Flag of Loango Loango and Flag of Ndongo Ndongo
Loango.png Loango Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Shamanism Shamanist African (Kongolese) Loango (1166) Vassal of Flag of Kongo Kongo
Ndongo.png Ndongo Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Shamanism Shamanist African (Kongolese) Ndongo (1171) Vassal of Flag of Kongo Kongo

Maghreb (region)

Template:Idea group/Berber Note: This region contains 4 reformable nations.

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Algiers.png Algiers Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Algerian) Mitidja (338) Releasable by Flag of Tlemcen Tlemcen and Flag of Tunis Tunis
Djerid.png Djerid Government tribal.png Tribal Federation Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Tunisian) Gafsa (352)
Fez.png Fez Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Moroccan) Fez (343) Releasable by Flag of Morocco Morocco
Fezzan.png Fezzan Government tribal.png Tribal Federation Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Tunisian) Fezzan (2448) Guaranteed by Flag of Tunis Tunis
Kabylia.png Kabylia Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Berber) Kabylia (339) Releasable by Flag of Tunis Tunis
Morocco.png Morocco Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Moroccan) Fez (343)
Mzab.png Mzab Government theocracy.png Theocracy Muslim technology group Muslim Ibadi Islam Ibadi Maghrebi (Berber) Mzab (2457)
Sus.png Sus Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Berber) Sus (348) Releasable by Flag of Morocco Morocco
Tafilalt.png Tafilalt Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Moroccan) Tafilalt (346) Releasable by Flag of Morocco Morocco and Flag of Tlemcen Tlemcen
Tlemcen.png Tlemcen Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Berber) Tlemcen (336)
Touggourt.png Touggourt Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Algerian) Touggourt (2456)
Tripoli.png Tripoli Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Tunisian) Tripoli (354) Releasable by Flag of Fezzan Fezzan and Flag of Tunis Tunis
Tunis.png Tunis Government monarchy.png Iqta Muslim technology group Muslim Sunni Islam Sunni Maghrebi (Tunisian) Tunis (341) Guaranteeing Flag of Fezzan Fezzan

West Africa (region)

Template:Idea group/Hausa Template:Idea group/West African Note: This region contains 3 nations available only at a later start date. This region holds provinces necessary for forming Flag of Sokoto Sokoto.

State Government Tech group Religion Culture group Capital Notes
Ashanti.png Ashanti Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Aka) Kumasi (1138)
  • Idea unlock Has unique NI
  • Available by date
Benin.png Benin Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Yorumba) Benin (1147) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Bonoman.png Bonoman Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Aka) Bonoman (2254)
Dagbon.png Dagbon Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Dagomba) Dagbon (2256)
Dahomey.png Dahomey Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Fon) Abomey (1140) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Fulo.png Fulo Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Sahelian (Fulani) Tekrur (2237) Available by date
Hausa.png Hausa Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Sahelian (Hausa) Kebbi (2278) Releasable by Flag of Songhai Songhai
Jenné.png Jenné Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Mande (Bozo) Jenne (1134)
Jolof.png Jolof Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Senegambian) Wolof (1116)
Kaabu.png Kaabu Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Sahelian (Senegambian) Gabu (1114) Releasable by Flag of Mali Mali
Kano.png Kano Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Sahelian (Hausa) Kano (1155)
Katsina.png Katsina Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Hausa) Katsina (1149)
Kong.png Kong Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Mande (Dyola) Kong (1125)
Macina.png Macina Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Mande (Soninke) Wagadu (2245)
Mali.png Mali Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Mande (Mali) Joma (1124) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Mossi.png Mossi Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Mossi) Wagadugu (1137) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Nupe.png Nupe Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni West African (Nupe) Nupe (1145)
Oyo.png Oyo Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Yorumba) Ife (1146)
Segu.png Segu Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Mande (Mali) Sibirdugu (2249) Available by date
Songhai.png Songhai Government monarchy.png Despotic Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Mande (Songhai) Gao (1133) Idea unlock Has unique NI
Timbuktu.png Timbuktu Government tribal.png Tribal Federation Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Sunni Islam Sunni Sahelian (Tuareg) Timbuktu (1132)
Yatenga.png Yatenga Government tribal.png Tribal Despotism Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist West African (Mossi) Yatenga (1135)
Zazzau.png Zazzau Government tribal.png Tribal Monarchy Sub-Saharan technology group Sub-Saharan Animism Animist Sahelian (Hausa) Zazzau (1154)