• Africa is the 2nd largest continent in the world.
  • You could fit China, India, Europe, Argentina, New Zealand and the mainland of the United states into the continent of Africa.
  • There are 53 countries in Africa.
  • There are more than 1,000 languages are spoken in Africa.
  • There are approximately 800 million people living in Africa.
  • Africa is home to the Nile, the longest river in the world - flowing through Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.
  • Lake Malawi in Africa has more kinds of fish in it than any other lake in the world, over 500 types.
  • The Sahara desert, the world's largest desert, is located in Africa.