Vast continent with over fifty countries located to the south of Europe separating the Indian and Atlantic oceans. In addition to tags for countries and cities there are also the more specific, regional tags such as [kilimanjaro] and [north-africa] to be preferred where relevant.

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent with 1.2 billion people as of 2016.

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

Air Algérie
Tunisair
Kenya Airways
Arik Air
Air Mauritius
Libyan Airlines

Countries and territories:



Benin

Burkina Faso
Burundi



Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros

Djibouti

Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea


Gambia

Guinea
Guinea Bissau
Ivory Coast


Liberia




Mauritania





Niger



Réunion
São Tomé and Príncipe

Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia

South Sudan



Togo



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