ABC's of Africa By: abby warfel

Africa

Second largest country

Was part of the super continent called Pangaea.

Berbers

Free noble men

Tribes that travel around

Cairo

Capital of Egypt

Near the Giza pyrmaids

Drakenburg Mountains

Length is 620 miles long

3 rivers originate around the mountain

Ebola

Kills many people in Africa

Transmitted through direct contact

France

Colonized Africa for military proposes

Once controlled 8% of the world

Ghana Empire

Southeastern Mauritania

They collected gold everywhere when they ruled

Horn of Africa

Most cultural things in other counties in Africa can be traced back to this area

It is the eastern most extension in Africa

Islam

Means trade path

The largest religion in Arica

Johannesburg

Largest city in Africa

The famous pyramid are very close the city

Kalahari Desert

It is a plain interior plateau

It about 360,000 square miles long

Lanscad

Where the Portuguese people settled when they came to Africa

They moved in this region to mine gold

Maghreb

The country's bordering the mediterrain sea.

Comprises the Atlas mountains

Niger River

Most unusual routes of any major rivers

Lions and a lot of other animals use the river as a water source

Orange River

Longest river in southern Africa

Was named after a kingdom with orange in their name they went to the river commonly

Portugal

Expanded into Africa to gain their gold mines

They introduced sugar cane and tobacco which some of the wealth the country get comes from this

Quiran

The text of Islam

The book helped spread Islam around Africa

Red Sea

9 countries share the shoreline of this sea

Many people have been in ship wrecks and mainly deaths in this sea

Salt

Mainly found in Africa

At a time in history salt could be more powerful than gold

Tanganyika Lake

2nd oldest freshwater lake

Has kept different boundaries from countries

Urhobo

People from southern Nigeria

A major ethnic group

Victoria Falls

2,700 meters long

A famous landmark in Africa

Winama

The art of Africa

They are mostly made for the money they get to sell the items

Xora

Located in the eastern cape of South Africa

About 433 miles away from the capital of South Africa

Yaka

African Ethnic group found in Southern Democratic

Has dropped hunting

Zulu

A member of flarinino family

Killed people made people and causes birth defects

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Created with images by tookapic - "keyboard abc alphabet" • WikiImages - "africa continent aerial view" • suc - "temple monks pray" • NadineDoerle - "egypt desert egyptian temple" • sandrapetersen - "south africa drakensburg mountains" • CDC Global Health - "Ebola illustration" • Thinex - "iman france em" • conner395 - "BADGE - Ghana - Ghana Police post 1957" • WiseTraveller - "gazelle antelope kudu" • Iqbal Osman1 - "Islam" • girolame - "Great Pyramid of Giza" • Moyan_Brenn - "Desert" • werner22brigitte - "bodie ghost town california usa" • Unsplash - "cinque terre town italy" • jeanotr - "Pont de l'Amitié Chine-Niger - Niamey from the sky" • Clint Mason - "Sunrise at the Orange" • guymoll - "croquis: Faro - Portugal" • *Muhammad* - "A Copy of The Quran at Museum Of Natural History NY" • RudolfG - "Red Sea Reef" • SoraZG - "Salt_B130604" • Thomas Nes Myhre - "Mountain lake" • Derek Keats - "Southern Black Tit, Parus niger, at Pilanesberg National Park, Northwest Province, South Africa" • Ninara - "4Y1A1394 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe" • Karen Roe - "The Big Egg Hunt 2013 - Covent Garden, London" • dimsis - "Chora, Chora, Samothrace, Samothraki Xora" • Frontierofficial - "1013186_10151598749324094_1041787511_n" • Natalia Volna itravelNZ@ travel app - "Yakas"

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