Africa is the world’s second continent.
Quick Facts About Africa
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Africa is besides Asia the biggest continent on Earth. It takes up 30.244.050 square kilometers (main land and islands together), this is 20,3% off the total land surface off the earth. There are living over 800 million people, that is roughly one on seven of the world population.
Africa is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the west, the Indian Ocean on the east, the Mediterranean Sea on the north, and the Red Sea on the northeast.
Africa straddles the equator and encompasses numerous climate areas; it is the only continent to stretch from the northern temperate to southern temperate zones. Because of the lack of natural regular precipitation and irrigation as well as glaciers or mountain aquifer systems, there is no natural moderating effect on the climate except near the coasts.