FACTS

Date: 17-12-2010 4:48 pm (10 years ago) | Author: WOMAN OF FAITH
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Smallest Country
Did you know that the smallest African country is the Seychelles covering an area of 453 sq km? But Gambia is the smallest of the mainland African states, covering an area of 11,300 sq km (4,363 sq mi).

 
Largest Lake
Did you know the largest lake in Africa? Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa and is the world's second-largest freshwater lake - covering an area of 69,490 sq km (26,830 sq mi) and lies 1,130 m (3,720 ft) above sea level. Its greatest known depth is 82 m (270 ft).


 
Windmills
Did you know there are about 280 000 windmills on farms across South Africa, second in number only to Australia?

 
The Great Africa Rift Valley
The Rift Valley extends more than 4,830 km (3,000 mi) from Syria in south-western Asia to Mozambique in south-eastern Africa!

 
Namibia - Fish River Canyon
The Fish River canyon is the second largest canyon in the world.

 
One nation, one language
Somalia is the only country in the world where all the citizens speak one language, Somali.

 
Southernmost tip
Southernmost tip is Cape Agulhas in South Africa


 
Largest City
Do you have any idea what is tha african largest city? Egypt's capital city, Cairo, is the largest city in Africa with an estimated 9.2 million population


 
Ancient Egyptians
The ancient Egyptians slept on pillows made of stone.

 
Languages
More than 1,000 different languages are spoken in Africa

 

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