The southern region of Africa contains 15 countries, which include terrestrial and island nations. The countries belonging to southern Africa include Angola, Botswana, Congo, Lesotho, Mauritius, Malawi, Madagascar, Seych... More »

The largest country in Africa is Algeria. This country has an area of 919,595 square miles or 2,381,740 square kilometers. Algeria is located is northern Africa and borders Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania, Mali, Nige... More »

The most populated country in Africa is Nigeria, with a population of over 177 million people. Nigeria is located in Western Africa and is a country that is comprised of 36 states. More »

While many assume that Africa as mainly desert, it is a diverse continent that sees a fair amount of snowfall away from the countries near the equator. Snowfall in Africa is rare, occurring in mountainous regions and in ... More »

Africa is home to 54 fully recognized countries, though there are two additional states that may or may not be counted due to political disputes. They are Western Sahara and Somaliland. More »

Africa is a huge continent with a wide variety of landscapes and climates, from the dry, hot desert climate found in the northern countries in the Sahara desert to the tropical rainforests toward the center of the contin... More »

More than 50 countries are located on the continent of Africa. A large part of Africa experiences a tropical or desert climate. The world's largest desert, the Sahara, is located on the continent of Africa. Africa is the... More »