Short about Africa
Is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent.
Ten fun facts about Africa
Egypt is the most popular tourist destination in Africa, attracting around 10 million visitors per year.
Africa is the second largest continent in the world.
There are fewer people with Internet access in the entire Africa than in New York City alone.
The lowest point in Africa is Lake Assal in Djibouti which lies 155 meters below sea level.
Africa is the home of the Human species, which developed there about 5 million years ago.
More people are killed in Africa by crocodiles than by lions.
The world's largest desert, the Sahara, is located in Africa.
There are over 1,500 different languages in Africa.
The Nile is the longest river in the world, flowing through Uganda, Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt.
Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa with an estimated population of 125 - 145 million people.