Africa is the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories)
It is the most centrally located continent in the world; both the prime meridian (0 degrees longitude), and the equator (0 degrees latitude) cut across it.
Africa has 54 Countries.
Interesting Facts about Africa
Africa’s total size is roughly 11.7 square miles, representing about a fifth of the earth’s total landmass. This makes it larger than India, China, Mexica, and USA’s and a huge chunk of Europe combined.
The Longest River in the world is in Africa – Nile River. It has a total length of 6,650 kilometers (4,132 miles) and cuts across 11 countries. It drains into the Mediterranean Sea from Africa’s Northeastern edge.
Africa is beautified with rivers and mountains, comprising of over 54 countries with diverse interesting cultures and people.
Islam is the dominant religion in Africa. Christianity is the second. Arabic is also the most widely-spoken language in Africa