"West Africa, also called Western Africa and the West of Africa, is the westernmost region of the African continent. In line with the current membership of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), West Africa has been defined in Africa as including the fifteen countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo." [West Africa. Wikipedia]
This example West Africa countries map was redesigned from the Wikimedia Commons file: Afryka Zachodnia.png.
The political map example "West Africa countries" was created using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Continent Map solution from the Maps area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.