ABC's of Africa by trey o'dell

A. Africa

Second largest continent in the world.

Was apart of the super continent Pangea before it broke up after millions of years.

B. Britian

Britian helped colonize Africa.

Colonized Africa for power and resources.

C. Cocoa

Cocoa bean is grown in Africa.

Ghana is one of the biggest chocolate/cocoa producers.

D. Diseases

In Africa, over 25 million people are HIV positive.

90% of ALL Malaria cases occur in Africa.

E. Egyptian Pyramaids

Over 130 pyramids have been discovered in Egypt.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is 455 feet tall.

F. France

France helped colonize Africa.

They did this for suppression of trade from land or sea.

G. Ghana Empire

Ghana's empire was 618 miles long.

Kingdom began around 400 CE.

H. Hippo Deaths

Hippo's are the most deadly African animal.

They kill more than lions and crocodiles combined per year.

I. Islam

Islam is the most practiced religion in Africa.

They read the holy book the Quran, as Christians read The Bible.

J. Johannesburg

Johannesburg is 6000 feet above sea level.

The population is 4.3 million.

K. Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro is the fourth most prominent peak in the world.

It's highest elevation is 19,341.

L. Languages

South Africa has 11 official languages.

Arabic and English are the most commonly spoken languages in Africa.

M. Masaai

There is an estimated 1,000,000 Masaai in South Africa.

Cattle is there primary source of food.

N. Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela was born in Transkei, Africa.

His real name is Rolilaha Mandela.

O. One

Africa's population is 1.2 billion.

There are 100,000,000 million FaceBook users in Africa.

P. Pyramids in Africa

The Meroe Pyramids are located in what once was, The Kingdom of Kush.

The Meroe Pyramids range from 20-98 feet high.

Q. Queens of Africa

Queen Cleopatra spoke 7 different languages.

Queen Cleopatra was born in Alexandria, Egypt.

R. Rwandan Genocide

Over 800,000 were killed.

It lasted from April to July 1994.

S. Salt

Salt kept food from spoiling which was good for long trades across Africa.

Only a tiny bit of salt was worth a bunch on money.

T. Trade

Salt & Gold were very commonly traded.

Slaves were traded across Africa and treated like objects

U. Ugandans

50% of Ugandans survive on less that a dollar a day.

10.000,000 have mobile phone, that's about 1/3 of the population.

V. Victoria Falls

The elevation is 2,904

Victoria is twice as high as Niagara Falls.

W. Water

On average, in Africa you have to walk 3.7 miles to go get water.

There is 8 miles of ocean that separates Europe and Africa.

X. Xhosa

Xhosa came from a chief in the late 15th century.

Xhosa is the second largest ethnic group in South Africa.

Y. Yaka Tribe

The Yaka population is 300,000.

The Yaka tribe speaks Kiyaka.

Z. Zulu

Largest ethnic group in South Africa.

There is about 10,000,000 Zulans in South Africa.


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