FUN FACTS ABOUT AFRICA

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  • Africa is the 2nd largest continent in the world.
  • African continent is large enough to contain China, India, Europe, Argentina, New Zealand and the mainland of the United States.
  • There are approximately 800 million people living in Africa.
  • Lake Malawi in Africa has more kinds of fish in it than any other lake in the world, over 500 types.
  • Africa has the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, which is almost the size of the United States.
  • There are 54 countries in Africa.
  • There are more than 1,000 languages spoken in Africa.
  • Africa is home to the Nile, the longest river in the world – flowing through Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.
  • The Namib Desert, in southwest Africa, is one of the hottest, driest places on earth.
  • Africa has the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, which is almost the size of the United States.
  • Africa has the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, which is almost the size of the United States.
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