What is Africa?

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Firstly, Africa is a continent and NOT a single country. At present it consists of 54 independent and self governing countries or territories.

As such, Africa does not have a single capital city or president.

  • Africa is the second largest continent in the world and is bisected midway (east to west) by the equator.
  • Africa is home to a wide variety of cultures and wildlife.
  • Africa has approximately 2,000 spoken languages and almost 4,000 local dialects.
  • Africa is bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and the Indian Ocean to the east; the Mediterranean Sea separates Africa from Europe (to the north)

Africa is also known for its rich mineral resources, such as copper, iron, gold, diamonds and oil; this led to what is known as "the scramble for Africa" in the early 1800's by many European colonial powers who were in search of raw materials.

Africa was also central to the Slave Trade in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries, with millions of people being displaced and relocated to North and South America and Europe.
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What is Africa famous for?

i like chocolate [: and waffles. mainly blue waffles. and lemon parties. man are you moist.

Where and what is Africa?

Africa is a continent. It has the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast,

What is Africa like?

Too broad a question to answer in one paragraph. In short - very diverse: . Africa consists of 53 independent countries . Africa is "home" to over 2,000 languages and

What is Africa like today?

The same as it was before really... there weren't much massive changes hence the reason why both Africa and Australia are not mention often or at all in history textbooks.

What is Africa divided by?

North and south, it is roughly divided by the 10° north latitudeline. East to west, the midpoint is near 20°E longitude. Geographically, it is divided into the dry Sahe

What is Africa economy?

Africa is not a country it is a continent therefor the countries of Africa have different economies.