Things To Know About Africa

Things To Know About Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world and according to the United Nations is made up of 54 countries. In the future, the two countries of Western Sahara and the Netherlands are likely to join the continent.

Unrecognized Africa's largest country is Algeria, and Nigeria is the most populous country.
In addition to the official beauty of their country, they also have an ethnic and tribal language, which is why more than 2,000 different languages are spoken in this vast continent.

It is interesting to know that many Arabic-speaking countries are also in this continent and cities Important destinations such as Egypt, Khartoum, Accra, Johannesburg, Casablanca, Nairobi, and Algeria are also on the continent, which are also very important tourist destinations.

History of Africa

The continent of Africa has been one of the oldest places on the planet, according to archaeologists, the continent is more than 7 million years old and many animals lived there, and the first predators on the continent about 200,000 years ago.

It is interesting to know that agriculture was first invented on this continent and the inhabitants of this continent first domesticated animals, also the use of iron was developed and expanded for the first time in Africa, Egypt is one of the most important and beautiful It is the African countries that you know have magnificent historical monuments, the first Europeans to enter Africa were the Romans and the Greeks, and they left their own magnificent monuments such as the ancient city of Timgad, it is interesting that Christianity for the first time It entered the continent through Egypt, and in the 7th century, Islam entered Africa

There are many different languages in Africa and one of the reasons for this diversity of languages is the colonization of the African continent in different centuries.
Of course, we must say that before that in this continent more than 10 thousand different ethnicities and states and countries. From the 7th century to the 20th century, slavery was common on this continent.

The only African countries that were not colonized by other countries were Liberia and Ethiopia. African countries called for independence after World War II, and then Since then, they have taken back their lands from the Europeans and all of them have gained independence.

African culture

African culture is characterized by a fully integrated system of social values informed through historical processes that support its social organization.

The most interesting feature of African culture is the almost homogeneous nature of the pseudo-African language, in which the non-verbal elements of communication are used to change the meaning and convey emotion. Like Southern Europeans, Africans are more talkative, warm, and committed.

This pseudo-African language is rooted in a set of ancient historical relationships and spiritual beliefs embedded in the flourishing generation, language, politics, as well as the simultaneous tragedies of slavery and colonialism in Africa.

The quasi-linguistic dialects of the Africans, and the fundamental social breaths, are easily recognizable and rooted in a strong and deeply entrenched ancient philosophy that requires their continuity and excellence even in the face of widespread social and political geopolitical shifts resulting from demographic change.

Geography of Africa

The African continent covers an area of about 30 million square kilometers, which also includes several islands.
The Mediterranean separates Africa and Europe, while the Suez Canal connects Africa and Asia.

The African continent is bordered on the northeast by The Red Sea and the Suez Canal, on the southeast by the Indian Ocean, on the north by the Mediterranean Sea, and finally on the west by the Atlantic Ocean.

It is interesting to know that the distance between the northernmost point of the African continent in Ras Ben Seke, Tunisia, and the southernmost point in the Cape of Agolas is more than 8000 km.

On the other hand, the distance between the easternmost point in Ras al-Hafun in Somalia and the westernmost point in Cape Verde is about 7400 km.
The continent of Africa is located in the middle of the equator and therefore has different and diverse climatic conditions.

Areas in Africa

North Africa include: (Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara)
Includes countries bordering the southern shores of The Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic coast of northwestern Africa

Beach (Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sudan)
Deserts and plains of nations bordering sub-Saharan Africa.

Countries of West Africa:(Gambia, Gambia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Tropical Atlantic littoral states.

Areas of Central Africa include: (Angola, Cameroon, The central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, So Tomé and Principe, South Sudan)
It is the heart of Africa.

East Africa includes: (Burundi, Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda)
An area of human origin, consisting of countries bordering the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean, plus several landlocked neighboring countries.

Areas in South Africa include: (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe)
The UN is near the tip of South Africa.

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