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Ten Fun Facts About Africa

Fact 1:
Egypt is the most popular tourist destination in Africa, attracting around 10 million visitors per year.

Fact 2:
Africa is the second largest continent in the world.

Fact 3:
There are fewer people with Internet access in the entire Africa than in New York City alone.

Fact 4:
The lowest point in Africa is Lake Assal in Djibouti which lies 155 meters below sea level.

Fact 5:
The oldest human remains ever discovered were found in Ethiopia. They are approximately 200,000 years old.

Fact 6:
More people are killed in Africa by crocodiles than by lions.

Fact 7:
The world's largest desert, the Sahara, is located in Africa.

Fact 8:
There are over 1,500 different languages in Africa.

Fact 9:
The Nile is the longest river in the world, flowing through Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.

Fact 10:
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa with an estimated population of 125 - 145 million people.




Visiting Africa?

In Malawi:

Eat Chombo
Visit Likoma Island
Stay at Chawe Inn

More: malawi.ppt

In Kenya:

Ride Matatus
Visit Tsavo National park
Eat Ugali

More: kenya.pdf

Feature Country: Nigeria

Nigeria, located in the Western part of Africa, has a population of about 140million people. Considered the most populous country in Africa, Nigeria is commonly referred to as the “The Giant of Africa”. The country has thirty-six states and the Federal Capital Territory. She shares boundaries with Benin in the west, Niger in the north, Cameroon in the east and the Atlantic Ocean in the south. The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River which runs through the country. There are over two hundred and fifty ethnic groups, the major languages being Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo. Christianity and Islam are the two main religions practiced in the country....