The Ivory Coast is historically part of the country of Sudan, which means blacks or Negroes, which included large parts of the African kingdoms in the east and west of the continent, namely Sennar, Darfur, Mali, Skato, Brno, Kanem, Bagrami, Senegal and these countries include areas of political and economic influence of the Mandingo, Hausa, Fulani and others. In the past, the region was dominated by frankly black blood from the Senegal River to the middle Niger, and a large number of Fulani and other Caucasian people were attracted to its homeland. The country was influenced by the Kingdom of Ghana at the time of its prosperity and the Mandin people historically settled between the Atlantic Ocean westward and the eastern Niger River