Horn of Africa


Horn of Africa

Region of eastern Africa. The easternmost African extension of land between the Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden, it is occupied by Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, and Djibouti, whose cultures have been linked throughout their long history.

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