ABC's of Africa By: Lung tun

  • A. Africa
  • Second largest continent in the world and is located South of Europe.
  • Africa was once part of the large super continent called Pangaea
  • Berbers
  • Berbers in Morocco speak several different languages, not one single language.
  • Berber language are related to Germany language.
  • Cocoa
  • Approximately 70% of Cocoa comes from West & Central Africa.
  • Latin name for Cocoa-Theobroma-┬áliterally means, "food of the gods".
  • Deserts
  • The African Deserts was once home to dinosaurs
  • Sahara desert is the largest desert in Africa
  • Egyptians
  • The living shared food with the dead
  • Few Egyptian Men married their sisters
  • France
  • In France you can marry a dead perosn
  • France is the largest in the EU, and known 'The Hexagon'
  • Gold
  • Gold had been discovered on every continent on earth
  • Nearly half the gold ever mined has come from one place: Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • H-I-V
  • Out of 34 million HIV-positive people worldwide, 69% live in Africa
  • 91% of the world's HIV-positive children live in Africa
  • Islam
  • Northern Africa is mostly Islam
  • One Islamic leader is Mana-Musa
  • Jade
  • Was used for jewelry in Africa
  • Kilamanjaro
  • The oldest person to summit Mt. Kilamanjaro was 87 year-old Frenchman (Valtee Daniel)
  • World's tallest free-standing Mountain.
  • Lake Tanganjika
  • Second oldest freshwater in the lake
  • World's longest freshwater lake
  • Mana Musa
  • Famous Muslim leader of Mali
  • Aloud Mali to expand
  • Niger River
  • The Niger River's watershed (area of land drained by the river) is 817,600 square miles
  • The Niger River floods each year from September to May.
  • Oasis
  • Animals in the Sahara desert use this as their habitat
  • Human use it as a source of water
  • Portugal
  • Latin name of which was Portus Cale
  • Named after it's second largest city, Porto
  • Quran
  • Islam's Holy Book
  • Has 30 parts
  • Rwanda Genocide
  • took over a period of 100 days
  • two ethnic groups, Hutus and the Tutsi were involved in the mass genocide
  • Salt
  • Preserved food from spoiling
  • Helped the people in the deserts when it is really hot and the salt melts off of their skin
  • Trade route
  • One important Trade Route went from Timbuktu across the Sahara to Sijilmasa
  • They used Caravans mostly
  • Udu
  • Udu drum is originated from the igbo people of Nigeria
  • Women invented the drums with clay
  • Victoria Lake
  • nearly 400,000 years old
  • It has a 3,440 km stretched shoreline
  • White Nile
  • One of the chief tributaries of the Nile, East Africa
  • You will see that the land is environmental friendly on either side of the River nile
  • Xenophobia
  • A strong dislike of foreigners
  • The locals most of the time feel that their black brothers have come to take over their land and other things
  • Yaka Tribe
  • Related to Suku people
  • They number about 300,000 people
  • Zika virus/ fever
  • Includes fever chills, fatique, loss of apetite, sweating
  • Came from the Zika forest of Uganda

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