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  • Lets explore the continent of Africa!
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  • World Map - Africa
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  • Africa Close -up Map
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  • Africa Outline Map Name the Island to the south east of Africa?
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  • Africa Outline Map Madagascar
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  • Political Map of Africa
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  • Quiz: How many countries are there in Africa?
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  • Answer: 54 countries
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  • Quiz: List the continents by size
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  • Answer: 1. Asia 2. Africa 3. North America 4. South America 5. Antarctica 6. Europe 7. Australia
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  • Quiz: List the continents by population
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  • Answer: 1. Asia 2. Africa 3. Europe 4. North America 5. South America 6. Australia 7. Antarctica
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  • Overview Africa, the worlds second largest continent by area and population, is comprised of 54 countries.
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  • Overview What is Africas newest nation?
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  • Overview Africas newest nation is South Sudan, which gained independence on July 9, 2011.
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  • Overview Name the water bodies that border Africa?
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  • Overview Borders North Mediterranean Sea Northeast Suez Canal and Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula Southeast - Indian Ocean West Atlantic Ocean
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  • Overview What is a plateau?
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  • Overview It is a flat area of high ground.
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  • Physical Features Equator bisects the continent into two nearly equal halves, creating an equatorial climate across most of the continent.
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  • Physical Map
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  • Physical Features Geographic features include Coastal Plains, the Atlas Mountains, the Ethiopian Highlands. The Sahara desert, the third largest in the world covers most of North Africa. In south, the Kalahari desert has similar conditions. The Atlas Mountains traverse northwestern Africa through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
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  • Physical Features Which is the third largest desert in the world?
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  • Physical Features The Sahara desert, the third largest in the world covers most of North Africa. In south, the Kalahari desert has similar conditions. The Atlas Mountains traverse northwestern Africa through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
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  • Physical Features What are the first two largest deserts in the world?
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  • Physical Features 1. Antarctic Polar desert 2. Arctic Polar desert
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  • Physical Features The two largest deserts on Earth are in the polar areas. The Antarctic Polar Desert covers the continent of Antarctica and has a size of about 5.5 million square miles.
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  • Physical Features The second-largest desert is the Arctic Polar Desert. It extends over parts of Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia. It has a surface area of about 5.4 million square miles.
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  • Physical Features What is the longest river in the world?
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  • Physical Features What is the largest waterfall in the world?
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  • Physical Features
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  • What is the second deepest lake in the world?
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  • Physical Features
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  • What is the tallest mountain in Africa?
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  • Countries of Africa
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  • A look at some countries Egypt South Africa Guinea Ethiopia DRC
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  • Ethiopia
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  • Africa Close -up Map
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  • Map of Ethiopia
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  • Continued Borders Sudan to west, Somalia and Djibouti to East, Kenya to South, Eritrea to NorthEast. Exports Coffee, Qat, Gold, Leather products
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  • Ethiopia Facts Land Area 432,310 sq. mi Population - 93,815,992 Capital and Largest City Addis Ababa Languages Amharic, Tigrigna, Orominga, Guaragigna, Somali, Arabic, English Ethnicity - Oromo 40%, Amhara and Tigrean 32 % Religion Islam, Ethiopian orthodox Currency Birr.
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  • South Africa
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  • Africa Close -up Map
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  • Map of South Africa
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  • South Africa Facts Area 471,008 sq. mi Population 48,375,645 Administrative capital Pretoria Legislative Capital and Largest city Cape Town Judicial Capital Bloemfontein Other large cities Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni, Durban Currency Rand Languages IsiZulu, isiXhosa, Afrikaans, English Exports Gold, Diamond, platinum and other metals
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  • Guinea Population - 11.75 million Capital Conakry Official Language French
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  • Africa Close -up Map
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  • Guinea Facts Borders Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Cote dIvoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone. Physical features include Coastal plain, Mountanious Region, savanna interior and aforest area in the guinea highlands. Highest Peak Mount Nimba. Currency Guinean Franc Ethnicity Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30 %, Soussou 20% and other. Religion Islam 85%,Christian 8 % Exports Bauxite, Alumina, Gold, Diamonds, Coffee and Fish.
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  • Democratic Republic Of Congo Population - 60,764,000 Capital Kinhasa Area 2,344,855 Sq.Km Language French, Lingaia, Kingwana, Kikongo, Tshiluba Religion Roman Catholic, Protestant, Muslim Currency Congolese franc
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  • Africa Close -up Map
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  • Continued Old name Republic of Zaire Borders Republic of Congo and the Atlantic Ocean to the west, Zambia to the southeast, Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda and Uganda to the east, Angola to the southwest, Sudan to the northeast and the Central African Republic to the north Largest Ethnic Group Bantu Exports Cobalt, Coffee, Copper and Diamonds
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  • Map of DRC
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  • Thank you

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