Countries Of Africa
Africa is the second largest continent. There are 54 countries in Africa.
It covers about 6% of Earth's total surface area, that is 20% of total land area.
World's largest desert, Sahara Desert is in Africa which occupies 25% of the total area of Africa. Africa is also the hottest continent.
Africa is surrounded by Mediterranean Sea on the north which seperates it from Europe, Suez Canal and Red Sea in the northeast which seperates it from Asia. It is surrounded by Indian Ocean on the east, south east and Atlantic Ocean on the west.
Algeria is the largest country in Africa with an area of 2,381,740 sqkm and Seychelles is the smallest country in Africa with 115 islands and covers a total area of 459 sq km. But on mainland Africa, The Gambia is the smallest country in Africa.
Africa with an area of 30,370,000 sq km it is not just the second largest continent but with population of about 1.2 billion, it is also the second most populas continent in the world.
|Central African Republic (CAR)|
|Democratic Republic of the Condo|
|Sao Tome and Principe|