The physical features of Africa include the Sahara desert, Sahel, Ethiopian Highlands, savannas and rainforests. Some other major features are the Swahili Coast, Southern Africa, the Great Lakes and the Nile River. More »

A physical map of the Middle East includes labels for country names, mountains, deserts and other landforms, as well as water bodies such as rivers, seas and gulfs. Typically, the main purpose of a physical map is to gra... More »

The purpose of a political map is to show the boundaries of states, countries and counties (depending on the scale), as well as major bodies of water and major cities. Frequently, political maps show different countries ... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

The Sahara Desert covers 3.6 million square miles in North Africa, bordered by the Red Sea in the east, the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Sahel savannas to the south. It's the wor... More » Geography Africa

Some of the major landforms in Africa include the Kaapvaal craton and Cape Floral in South Africa, Atlas Mountains, Ethiopian Highlands, Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, Sahara Desert, Congo River Basin, Nile River System... More »

The most prominent highland landform in Africa is the Ethiopian Highlands. Located in eastern Africa on what is known as the Horn of Africa, the highlands cover an area of 104,000 square miles in the countries of Ethiopi... More »

The great grasslands of Africa, also known as savannas and velds, are located across the continent just south of the Sahara desert, along the eastern coast, south of the Congo rain forest and east of the Namib Desert. Th... More »