Second largest continent in the world.
Was apart of the super continent Pangea before it broke up after millions of years.
Britian helped colonize Africa.
Colonized Africa for power and resources.
Cocoa bean is grown in Africa.
Ghana is one of the biggest chocolate/cocoa producers.
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.
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.
Islam is the most practiced religion in Africa.
They read the holy book the Quran, as Christians read The Bible.
Johannesburg is 6000 feet above sea level.
The population is 4.3 million.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the fourth most prominent peak in the world.
It's highest elevation is 19,341.
South Africa has 11 official languages.
Arabic and English are the most commonly spoken languages in Africa.
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.
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.
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.
Salt & Gold were very commonly traded.
Slaves were traded across Africa and treated like objects
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.
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.
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.
Largest ethnic group in South Africa.
There is about 10,000,000 Zulans in South Africa.