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Geography – Africa

Posted on: December 27, 2015

Before we start, let’s watch this video – a rap song introducing Africa:

 

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Population: 1,022,234,000 (Source: 2010 United Nations)

Area: 3,0221,533 square kms

Ranking: It is the second largest and second most populous continent.

Major Biomes: desert, savanna, rain forest

Major cities:

  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Lagos, Nigeria
  • Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Johannesburg-Ekurhuleni, South Africa
  • Khartoum-Umm Durman, Sudan
  • Alexandria, Egypt
  • Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
  • Casablanca, Morocco
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Durban, South Africa

Bordering Bodies of Water: Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Gulf of Guinea

Major Rivers and Lakes: Nile River, Niger River, Congo River, Zambezi River, Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Nyasa

Major Geographical Features: Sahara Desert, Kalahari Desert,

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Ethiopian Highlands, Serengeti grasslands, Atlas Mountains, Mount Kilimanjaro,

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Madagascar Island, Great Rift Valley, the Sahel, and the Horn of Africa

Map Coloring Activity: Color the countries in Africa in the map provided below

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Lastly, the map quiz game: http://online.seterra.net/en/vgp/3034

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Source: http://www.ducksters.com/geography/africa.php

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1 Response to "Geography – Africa"

God bless Africa

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