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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers: 54gene, mPharma, Cambridge Industries, FlexFinTx, Kuda, Moringa School and Sokowatch.

Your brain could always use some random facts about Africa

Ten Interesting Facts for the Curious Mind about Africa

Africa is home to more unknown than known. Below are 10 facts known about Africa that you possibly did not know about.

Learning about African facts plays a key role in social and emotional education for children and adults. Random facts about Africa highlights ten important key learning facts for social-emotional learning benefits.

Africa Ten Random Facts 

Your brain could always use some random facts about Africa.
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Your brain could always use some random facts about Africa.

Alpha Omega beauty salon gazaland mall in Kampala Uganda Africa
Alpha Omega beauty salon gazaland mall in Kampala Uganda Africa

Africa has 54 countries, South Sudan is the newest and Liberia is the oldest republic.

African continent is the world’s oldest populated area.

Africa has over 25% of the world’s bird species.

Africa has over 85% of the world’s elephants and over 99% of the remaining lions are on the African continent.

Africa is the second largest covering 20.5% of the earth’s total land area. African continent is the world’s oldest populated area.

Almost half of the gold ever mined on Earth has come from a single place, Witwatersrand South Africa.

By 2025, there will be 30 million people younger than 24 years old living in Africa.

China is Africa’s top trade partner with Sino-African trade volumes now nearing $200 billion per year. Angola alone has a population of over 350,000 Chinese residents.

Graca Machel is the only women to have ever been first lady of two different countries, Mozambique and South Africa.

Lemurs are found only on the African island of Madagascar and nearby islands.

Africa Southern Lesotho metolong dam toilets brick making
Africa Southern Lesotho metolong dam toilets brick making

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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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