North Africa

In North Africa, beautiful mosques, bustling markets, and ancient ruins lie between the Mediterranean coast and the Sahara Desert.

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is the capital of and, with a total population of Greater metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both and the . Photo: Mario modesto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of . With a population of around two million inhabitants. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital, largest city, principal harbour and biggest commercial and manufacturing centre of the North African country of . Photo: Jaw101ie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Arab Republic of is in north-eastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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is a kingdom in North Africa. has a rich heritage from the Islamic Golden Age and extensive desert. Photo: Chrizirox, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, officially the Republic of , is a country in North Africa at the Mediterranean Sea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean. Photo: Daggett.fr, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a country in the region of North Africa with a Mediterranean Sea coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an area on the west coast of North Africa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

North Africa

Latitude of center
28.5447° or 28° 32' 41" north
Longitude of center
9.8674° or 9° 52' 2.8" east

Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Tafriqt Ugafa
  • Achinese: Afrika Barôh
  • Achinese: Afrika Utara
  • Afar: Arqa Afrika
  • Afrikaans: Noord-Afrika
  • Albanian: Afrika veriore
  • Amharic: ስሜን አፍሪካ
  • Arabic: Amihanan nga Apriká
  • Arabic: أفريقيا الشمالية
  • Arabic: شمال أفريقيا
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Աֆրիկա
  • Arpitan: Africa de Bise
  • Arpitan: Africa du Nord
  • Asturian: África del Norte
  • Avaric: Lentefa Afrika
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Afrika
  • Azerbaijani: شمالی آفریقا
  • Bashkir: Төньяҡ Африка
  • Basque: Iparraldeko Afrika
  • Bavarian: Noadafrika
  • Belarusian: Паўночная Афрыка
  • Bengali: উত্তর আফ্রিকা
  • Bosnian: Sjeverna Afrika
  • Breton: Afrika an Norzh
  • Bulgarian: Северна Африка
  • Catalan: Àfrica del Nord
  • Central Kurdish: باکووری ئەفریقا
  • Chinese: Pak Hui-chiu
  • Chinese: 北部非洲
  • Chinese: 北阿非利加洲
  • Chinese: 北非
  • Chuvash: Çурçĕр Африка
  • Croatian: Sjeverna Afrika
  • Czech: Severní Afrika
  • Danish: Nordafrika
  • Dimli (individual language): Afrikaya Zımey
  • Dutch: Noord-Afrika
  • Egyptian Arabic: شمال افريقيا
  • English: Northern Africa
  • Esperanto: Nord-Afriko
  • Estonian: Põhja-Aafrika
  • Finnish: Pohjois-Afrikka
  • French: Afrique du Nord
  • Galician: África do Norte
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი აფრიკა
  • German: Nordafrika
  • Greek: Βόρεια Αφρική
  • Haitian: Afrik dinò
  • Hausa: Arewacin Afirka
  • Hebrew: צפון אפריקה
  • Hindi: उत्तर अफ़्रीका
  • Hungarian: Észak-Afrika
  • Icelandic: Norður-Afríka
  • Iloko: Akin-amianan nga Aprika
  • Iloko: Amianan nga Aprika
  • Inari Sami: Tave-Afrik
  • Indonesian: Afrika Utara
  • Irish: An Afraic Thuaidh
  • Italian: Nordafrica
  • Japanese: 北アフリカ
  • Javanese: Afrika Lor
  • Javanese: Afrika Lèr
  • Kabyle: Tafriqt ugafa
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಆಫ್ರಿಕಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Arqa Afrika
  • Kazakh: Солтүстік Африка
  • Kongo: Afelika ya Node
  • Korean: 북아불리가
  • Korean: 북아프리카
  • Kotava: Lentefa Afrika
  • Kurdish: Afrîkaya Bakur
  • Ladino: Afrika del Nord
  • Ladino: Afrika del Norte
  • Lao: Amianan nga Aprika
  • Latin: Africa Septentrionalis
  • Latvian: Ziemeļāfrika
  • Limburgan: Naord-Afrika
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Africa norde
  • Literary Chinese: 北阿非利加洲
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Afrika
  • Luxembourgish: Nordafrika
  • Macedonian: Северна Африка
  • Malagasy: Afrika Avaratra
  • Malay: Afrika Utara
  • Malay: افريکا اوتارا
  • Malayalam: ഉത്തരാഫ്രിക്ക
  • Manx: Yn Affrick Hwoaie
  • Marathi: उत्तर आफ्रिका
  • Mazanderani: آفریقای شمال
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak Hui-chiu
  • Mingrelian: ოორუე აფრიკა
  • Mongolian: Умар Африк
  • Mongolian: Умард Африк
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdafrikoo
  • Northern Sami: Davvi-Afrihká
  • Norwegian: Nord-Afrika
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord-Afrika
  • Norwegian Bokmål: nordre Afrika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Nord-Afrika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: nordlege Afrika
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: nordre Afrika
  • Occitan (post 1500): Africa del Nòrd
  • Panjabi: ਉੱਤਰੀ ਅਫ਼ਰੀਕਾ
  • Pedi: Afrika Leboa
  • Persian: شمال آفریقا
  • Polish: Afryka Północna
  • Portuguese: Norte da África
  • Portuguese: Norte de África
  • Pushto: شمالي افريقا
  • Romanian: Africa Nordică
  • Romanian: Africa de Nord
  • Russian: Северная Африка
  • Rusyn: Сіверна Африка
  • Sardinian: Àfrica de su Norti
  • Scots: North Africae
  • Scottish Gaelic: Afraga a Tuath
  • Serbian: Северна Африка
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverna Afrika
  • Sicilian: Africa dû Nord
  • Sicilian: Àfrica dû Nord
  • Silesian: Pōłnocnŏ Afryka
  • Skolt Sami: Tâʹvv-Afrikk
  • Slovak: Severná Afrika
  • Slovenian: Severna Afrika
  • Somali: Waqooyiga Afrika
  • South Azerbaijani: قوزئی آفریقا
  • Southern Sotho: Afrika Leboa
  • Spanish: Norte de Africa
  • Spanish: Norte de África
  • Spanish: África del Norte
  • Sundanese: Afrika Kalér
  • Swahili: Afrika ya Kaskazini
  • Swedish: Nordafrika
  • Swiss German: Nordafrika
  • Tagalog: Hilagang Aprika
  • Tajik: Африқои Шимолӣ
  • Tamil: வடக்கு ஆப்பிரிக்கா
  • Tatar: Төньяк Африка
  • Thai: แอฟริกาเหนือ
  • Tosk Albanian: Nordafrika
  • Turkish: Kuzey Afrika
  • Turkmen: Demirgazyk Afrika
  • Ukrainian: Північна Африка
  • Upper Sorbian: Sewjerna Afrika
  • Urdu: شمالی افریقا
  • Urdu: شمالی افریقہ
  • Uzbek: Shimoliy Afrika
  • Venetian: Nordàfrica
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Phi
  • Vlaams: Nôord-Afrika
  • Walloon: Afrike bijhrece
  • Waray (Philippines): Amihanan nga Apriká
  • Welsh: Gogledd Affrica
  • Western Frisian: Noard-Afrika
  • Western Panjabi: اتلا افریقا
  • Western Panjabi: اتلا افریقہ
  • Wolof: Bëj-gànnaaru Afrig
  • Wu Chinese: 北非
  • Yakut: Хоту Африка
  • Yiddish: צפון אפריקע
  • Yoruba: Àríwá Áfríkà
  • Yue Chinese: 北非
  • Afrikay Zımey

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