Africa

Size/% Earth’s Land Mass 11,668,599 sq. mi./20.4%
Population/Density/% World 1 billion (2010)/80 per sq. mi./14.7%
Number of Countries 56
Largest Countries Algeria, Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa, DR Congo
Smallest Countries Seychelles, The Gambia
Largest Cities Cairo, Lagos, Kinshasa
Main Languages Arabic, French, Berber, Swahili, Hausa, Oromo, Yoruba, Igbo, Zulu, Afrikaans
Main Religions Islam, Christianity
Geographic Features Sahara Desert (world’s largest), Kalahari Desert, Nile River, Lake Victoria, Victoria Falls, The Great Rift Valley
Special Sites Pyramids at Giza, Timbuktu, wild animals


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