___ Political Map of Africa - all African Countries
Clickable Map of Africa, showing the countries, capitals and some major cities.Map of the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent, located on the African continental plate. The "Black Continent" is divided roughly in two by the equator and surrounded by sea except where the Isthmus of Suez joins it to Asia. In the north Africa is bounded by the Mediterranean Sea and the Strait of Gibraltar, in west by the Atlantic Ocean, in south and south east by the Indian Ocean, and on its north eastern coast by the Red Sea, and the Gulf of Aden.
Some Facts about Africa
Area: 30.2 million km², Population: 1 billion,
How many countries are in Africa?
There are 54 sovereign states (or countries, see the list below the map),
10 small dependent territories, still controlled by former colonial powers, and two major disputed African territories: Somaliland and Western Sahara.
Languages of Africa: about thousand languages classified in four major language families:
Afro-Asiatic (e.g. Berber lang), Nilo-Saharan, Niger-Congo (Bantu), and Khoi-San.
All African states except Morocco are members of the African Union, the association of sovereign African nations established in 2001 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Click on the country/city names on the map to get more information about each African Nation, or major city.
Maps of African countries can be found below the map and on the respective country page.
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