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Landlocked Countries List and Facts

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Africa has the most countries of any continent; 16 of these countries or 30% are landlocked.


Sixteen landlocked countries are in Africa out of 49 worldwide.


Landlocked African Countries List and Facts
Landlocked countries are entirely surrounded by land having no coastline but not including lakes and rivers.

Sixteen landlocked countries are in Africa out of 49 worldwide. The largest landlocked country in the world is Kazakhstan, located in Central Asia is slightly less than four times the size of Texas. world's largest landlocked country and one of only two landlocked countries in the world that extends into two continents. The smallest is the Holy See or Vatican City, located in Southern Europe. The Holy See is an enclave of Rome Italy.

The 16 landlocked countries in Africa are Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, ESwatini, Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Rwanda, South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.



What is the largest landlocked country in Af…

Cooking and Eating Sweet Potato Leaves

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I bet you would eat more sweet potato leaves if you knew they have five times more vitamin C than other greens such as spinach. While it is true, you will not find sweet potato leaves at your local supermarket or farm-fresh produce stand that does not mean you cannot find sweet potato leaves to cook.

Cooking Sweet Potato Leaves is Easy
Sweet potato leaves are widely popular throughout Africa but do not get as much use in the United States. Most people have no idea you can cook with sweet potato leaves. Sweet potato leaves are edible and delicious with a soft texture that tastes like kale or spinach.

Go outside of your comfort zone and shop at Caribbean or Asian food supermarkets where it is easy to find fruits and vegetables such sweet potato leaves at places dedicated to ethnic cooking. Sweet potato leaves range in color from dark green to yellow to purple depending on the type of sweet potato. The creeping sweet potato vines are most tender when the sweet potato leaves are younger…