How many people are there in Africa?
Over 1.1 billion people call Africa home
Africa is the 2nd largest of the Earth's seven continents. Africa's largest country is Algeria and its smallest country is Seychelles, an archipelago off the east coast.
The smallest nation on the continental mainland is the Gambia. Africa’s largest city is Egypt's capital, Cairo with an estimated 9.2 million population.
Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and is the world's second-largest freshwater lake. Africa’s highest point is Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Point in Tanzania.