North Africa

North Africa is the northern part of the . North Africa, as a region is very different from the countries to the South. The people and culture are Arabic, the food is different, and Islam is the dominant religion.

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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 .

, also spelt Marrakesh, is one of the imperial cities of .

may be the cosmopolitan, industrial and economic heart of , and its largest city, but it is one of the less endearing of the country's sights.

is 's second largest city, its largest seaport and the country's window onto the Mediterranean Sea.


The Arab Republic of is in north-eastern .

is a kingdom in , at the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.

, officially the Republic of , is a country in at the Mediterranean Sea.

is a country in . It has a Mediterranean Sea coastline in the north.

is a country in . In the north it has a Mediterranean Sea coast, with to the east and to the west.

is an area in bordering the Atlantic Ocean, between and .

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North Africa

  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 28° 32' 41" (28.5447°) north
  • Longitude of center: 9° 52' 2.8" (9.8674°) east
  • Wikidata: North Africa
  • Wikimedia Commons: North Africa

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Other Names for North Africa

French: Afrique du Nord, German: Nordafrika, Italian: Nordafrica, Portuguese: Norte da África, Spanish: África del Norte
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