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Seven Amazing Facts About Africa Continent You Must Know.


Amazing Facts About Africa Continent


Do you really know that Africa continental borders are spread to the southern of the half Mediterranean Sea and western to the Atlantic Ocean and southeast of the Indian Ocean.


The Africa continent extends to the south of the equator and covers almost more than twelve million square miles.

This really makes Africa the second largest continent in the world.

The African continent is known for its population, it’s a natural beauty and some of the amazing climate in the world.



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One more thing is concerned noticeably about Africa continent that it is estimated or assumed that Africa’s population are gonna be double in the world by 2050.


It’s really being concerned that the African countries are getting increased rapidly their populations day by day and the Researchers and the population experts reviled that in 2050, there will be approximately 2.5 billion Africans people living on the African continent.


However, Nigeria is the most populous country in the world with more than 200 million people.


Africa is also known for its diversity, Africa is the most diverse place in the world and on the planet with its vast variety of wildlife terrains and it’s climates.


Amazing to know!


I’m gonna list out some of the incredible and awesome facts about Africa continent.


First—: Africa As a continent


Do you know Africa has total fifty-eight countries and nine territories in its continent and It’s really amazing to know that Africa’s Total Population is 1.3 billion which makes fifteen percent of world’s total population and that’s why it’s known world’s second most populous continent on the earth.



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The total land areas in the Africa continent is 30,370,000 km2 (11,730,000 square miles).


The Arabic, English, Swahili, Amharic, Yoruba, Oromo, Hausa, Igbo and Zulu are some of the know has spoken language in Africa continent.


Islam and Christianity are the common religions followed by people of Africa continent.


Second—: Rich Wildlife


One of the Amazing and interesting facts about Africa continent is that it’s the richest in its vast and varied wildlife on the earth. Africa has wildlife including elephants, penguins, lions, cheetahs, seals, giraffes, gorillas, crocodiles, and hippos.



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As per scientists, one of the most agreed and interesting things about Africa continent is that it’s home of the humankind origin.


It is considered a mix of the people, cultures, history and its economies of the world.


Third—: Beauty of Africa


It’s amazing to know that Africa continent is so much impressive and apprehensive that The Africa continent can’t be completed without its natural stunning beauty and the vast variety of it’s the vast deserts, tropical rain forests, rugged mountains, and fertile grasslands.


It’s interestingly known that the ever beautiful and never-ending attraction of Africa’s the attractive beauty to the people around the world is to visit, to explore and to experience its wonderful, incredible and amazing Africa continent and It’s also marked that the numbers of tourists from around the world are being incredibly increased every year, it is experienced worldwide too



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Fourth—: Africa’s Status


Even though Africa’s natural resources and implacable beauty, it’s also the fact that Africa continent is one of the most underdeveloped and poorest continents in the world.


One more concern about Africa is that almost forty percent of African are illiterate and even the most basic education is denied to a large percentage of Africa’s children.


Seventy percent of African survive on less than two dollars in a day.



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Fifth—: Largest, & Smallest


Despite so much negativity still, Africa’s continent is amazingly and strongly recommendable to the people of other continents because of some amazing things Which don’t have most of another continent except Africa.


Africa is also known for the home of the largest and the driest desert and it’s Sahara desert which is situated in Northern Africa. It’s considered the extremely driest and hottest desert in the world.



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Algeria is considered one of the largest country around the world, it covers more than half of the continent.


Lagos in Nigeria is the largest city in the world with its more inhabitants, it’s around twenty-one million.

Lagos is also considered one of the six biggest metropolitan cities in the world.


The Gambia is the smallest country in the world which is situated in Seychelles, it’s also known Archipelago a nation of islands in the Indian Ocean.


Sixth—: Highest & Lowest


Do you know that The highest level and the lowest level point is the home of Africa’s continent in the world and marked as the most attractive and incredible things to the tourists around the world.


Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania at 5895 meters high is marked as the highest point in the world and it’s considered as the world’s tallest freestanding mountain.

Asal in Djibouti at 153 meters is known as the lowest point lake in the world which is below sea level.



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Seventh—: Biggest and longest


One of the amazing things about Africa is that it’s also known for the second largest freshwater and the longest river in the world.


After Lake superior of North America, Lake Victoria is the second biggest and largest lake in the world. It’s considered as the freshwater lake in the world and it’s situated in the bordering of Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya.


Lake Victoria


Africa is also home of the longest river and The longest river in the world is Nile (6,852 meters/4,258miles). The Nile’s it’s two sources one of the sources is the White Nile which’s coming from Lake Victoria in Tanzania and the other one is the Blue Nile which’s coming from Lake Tana in Ethiopia.



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Nile crocodiles are famous in the world because of its rare and incredible size. Nile crocodiles can be grown up to four meters in the length and five hundred fifty kilos in the weight.


One of the fourth largest islands in the world is Madagascar. It’s situated in the Indian Ocean.


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At last, I would like to tell you that it does not really end of the topic, a lot more amazing, exciting and incredible things about Africa is to be explored in the coming blogs. That blog is definitely and surely gonna amaze and help you to explore the best way of Africa continent, so I would love to talk about these things sometime later.


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