Equatorial Africa

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Equatorial Africa is an ambiguous term that sometimes is used to refer to tropical Africa, or the region of Sub-Saharan Africa traversed by the equator.

French Equatorial Africa (Afrique Équatoriale Française; AEF) was a federation of four French colonial possessions (Gabon, Middle Congo (now the Republic of the Congo), Oubangui-Chari (or Ubangi-Shari, now the Central African Republic) and Chad), from 1910 to 1959.

African countries traversed by the equator are: