Africa is the second largest continent on planet Earth. The Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea separate this compact land mass from the Asia and Europe, respectively. Africa's landscape is characterized by basins, highlands, and extensive uplands and mountain ridges. The Sahara desert spreads over much of northern Africa, rainforest covers much of central Africa, and temperate highlands occupy much of southern Africa. The African continent's inhabitants account for about fifteen percent of the world's population.
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Africa is the second largest continent on earth, and it consists of 53 countries. Its natural resources include gold, diamonds, and copper. Visit this site to find a printable map of Africa.
A close-up of a zebra, a type of wild animal indigenous to Africa, is pictured. The bold black and white stripes of the zebra are so perfectly placed that they seem done by a paintbrush.
The country of Egypt is located in northeastern Africa. Visit this site to learn about the geography, climate, and cities of Egypt. You will also find a printable map and travel and tourism information.
The Kaffir Lily, or Clivia Miniata, is a perennial flower that is native to South Africa. Clivia Miniata has clumps of trumpet-shaped flowers and shiny green leaves.
This Red Beauty 'Evening Star' orchid is a type of cymbidium orchid which is found along coastal regions of California, the Mediterranean, New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa. This beautiful orchid has distinctive markings.
A hulking statue of a late 19th century white leader, with a cane and top hat, has been a flashpoint for cultural conflict in South Africa for years.
Christopher Torchia. Fox News. Sun, 16 Dec 2018 09:16:05 GMT.
The song title from the film The Lion King has been trademarked by Disney since 2003. In recent weeks, Africa media has launched a discussion on whether that's cultural appropriation.
Malaka Gharib. NPR. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 14:39:52 -0500.
The Trump administration has unveiled a new strategy for Africa that's focused on countering Chinese and Russian influence on the resource-rich continent. And the administration is demanding more accountability for American aid. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 14 Dec 2018 02:20:00 -0500.