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Africa abounds with bustling metropolises, diverse people, and amazingly varied and beautiful landscapes. Africa is home to over 50 countries, more than any other continent in the world, and is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population.

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Situated along the Nile, has ancient origins, located in the vicinity of the Pharaonic city of Memphis.
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is a most epic country located in the world's most epic continent, with scenery and terrain ranging from dolphins and penguins on the Cape to the lions, buffalo and crocodiles of , and from the breathtaking Table Mountain and Cape Point over to the Kalahari Desert.
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See also African National Parks. is probably one of the oldest known continuously inhabited areas on Earth; fossil remains of humans and pre-human hominids have been found dating back over two million years.
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While the climate is significantly tropical, warm around the year, the Congo basin has the most rainfall on the continent, with more arid savanna climate in the north and south.
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is geographically isolated from the rest of the continent by mountains, deserts, and the African Great Lakes.
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The region also has some small islands administered by , without regular transportation or hospitality venues.
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, as a region is very different from the countries to the South.
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The runs 3,862 km from the Atlantic Ocean coast of Mauritania in the west to the Red Sea coast of Sudan in the east.
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A number of other countries are sometimes considered part of due to their accessibility from the countries listed above, such as and some such as the and .
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Sometimes , , , and are also considered as West African states.
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Africa

  • Population:  2,010
  • Latitude of center:  1° north
  • Longitude of center:  24° east
  • Wikidata:  Africa
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Africa

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