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Africa FactsAfrica is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population.
Area: about 30 244 000 km2 (11 700 000 mi2) including its adjacent islands it covers about 20 percent of Earth's total land area.
Population: 1,072 million human inhabitants, about 14 percent of the world's population.
Highest Point: Mount Kilimanjaro - Uhuru Peak on the volcano Kibo, 5 895 m (19 340 ft) in Tanzania.
Largest Lake: Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza; 68 870 sq. km.
Longest River: Nile; 6 695 km.
Languages of Africa: about thousand languages classified in four major language families:
Afro-Asiatic (e.g. Berber language), Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo (Bantu), and Khoi-San.
Relief Map of Africa
Political Map of Africa
Map of North Africa, the Middle East, and the Arabian Peninsula
Map of West Africa
Google Earth Map of Africa
Flags of Africa
Capital Cities of Africa
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Mount Kilimanjaro - Tanzania - Image: Amoghavarsha
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