What is the poorest reagion of Africa?
The poorest region is west Africa due to war and corruption
Yet at the time being, Zimbabwe is the poorest
Most of the answers below are incorrect, as Middle East countries are part of Asia, not Africa. 1. Lebanon 2.Somalia 3.Yemen 4.Egypt 5.Oman 6.Turkey 7.Eth The new poorest country in Africa is now Zimbabwe, with a GDP of $200 per capita. No 2 is Republic of Congo, No 3 is Burundi, No 4 is Liberia and No 5 is Guinea Bissau.
In the Northern Hemisphere? Haiti has got to be #1. Number Two is debatable, but I would offer Guatemala - an almost hopelessly poor country. Actually, most of the world's poorest countries are in Africa, many of which are in the Northern Hemisphere. Haiti is 19th on the list of the 20 poorest, and there are 13 OTHERS that are north of the equator (including two that straddle it).