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Here under Africa, you will find travel information classified by country, city or regions of Africa, as well as general information.

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Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent on our planet. It stretches over about 12 million square miles, including its islands. It has a population of over 800 million in 54 countries. Africa is the oldest inhabited land area on earth, with the human race originating from this continent.

Some divide Africa in 2 main areas: Francophone Africa (Benin, Burkino Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Congo, Cote d\'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Guinea, Gabon, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Togo; also the islands of Madagascar, La Reunion, Mauritius, Seychelles and Mayotte) and the rest of Africa, in particular the former British colonies of southern and East Africa.



Africa is more commonly subdivided in

  • North Africa - the southern shores of the Mediterranean
  • Saharan Africa - desert and landlocked nations around the Sahara Desert.
  • West Africa - Atlantic coas nations.
  • Central Africa - the center of Africa
  • East Africa - Red Sea and Indian Ocean shores
  • Southern Africa - Africa\'s southern end
The countries of Africa are:



  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Cote d\'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • The Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Republic of the Congo
  • Rwanda
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Africa has in all 53 countries big and small. Racially and Geographically both, Africa has two distinct regions. One which is known as the Sahara desert extending from the Atlantic in the west to the Red Sea in the east across the entire northern part of the continent and the other south of Sahara. The first region is known as Arab Africa not because of the domination of Saudi Arabia but because of the dominance of Arab culture and Arabic language and the second region is termed as Black Africa. Both the regions are historically culturally, racially, economically and linguistically poles apart. Religiously some of the countries south of Sahara subscribe to the idealogy of Islam, but many others have embraced the Christianity.

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Lagos,Nigeria... is the busiest city in West Africa at large. Various commercial activities are engaged by her occupants, such as banking, marketing, both wholesales and retailers, and even different manufacturing companies (i.e textile companies, beverages company, etc). Population of over 6 million people of diverse cultures and also made-up of foreigners from different countries.

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Abuja is the capital of Nigeria. A place full of people from different ethnic groups and tribes working together in harmony to make Nigeria a better place for all and for people like you who have never visited her before. There is so much more to talk about it.

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Hey... Nairobi is just one of the amazing cities to visit in africa because it has beautifull tourist hotels, Nairobi wildlife parks, improved and modern infrastructure. Please just try and pay a visit because I am sure your life would not be the same again... through different rich cultures of Kenya communities.

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Accra is a very fun place to be and there are lots of tourist sites so beautiful cool an serene environment. The place is very huge and has most investors coming from there. That is the capital of Ghana.

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I\'ve lived my whole life in Kumasi. It\'s the best place to be anytime you find yourself in Ghana. Its the third largest region in Ghana and also the region the largest population of people, almost four million. Kumasi is being described as the garden city of West Africa because of its all greenish and highly serene environment.

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