About

Vast continent with over fifty countries located to the south of Europe separating the Indian and Atlantic oceans.

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent with 1.1 billion people as of 2013.

The climate of Africa ranges from tropical to subarctic on its highest peaks. Its northern half is primarily desert, or arid, while its central and southern areas contain both savanna plains and very dense jungle (rainforest) regions. In between, there is a convergence, where vegetation patterns such as sahel and steppe dominate. Africa is the hottest continent on earth and 60% of the entire land surface consists of drylands and deserts.

By most estimates, well over a thousand languages are spoken in Africa. Most are of African origin, though some are of European or Asian origin.

Largest airlines by passengers:

Egypt Air
South African Airways
Ethiopian Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
Air Algérie
Tunisair
Kenya Airways
Arik Air
Air Mauritius
Libyan Airlines

Countries:



Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Canary Islands
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros

Djibouti

Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea


Gambia

Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Ivory Coast

Lesotho
Liberia




Mauritania



Mozambique

Niger

Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
Réunion

Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia

South Sudan


São Tomé and Príncipe

Togo



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