Africa The Great Beyond By: Tati

Ib schools

  • Schools may teach more than one IB programme, of which:
  • 278 offer the Primary Years Programme (PYP)
  • 224 offer the Middle Years Programme (MYP)
  • 862 offer the Diploma Programme (DP)
  • 31 offer the Career-related Programme (CP).
  • As of April 2016, International Baccalaureate® (IB) programmers are being taught in 90 countries, across 992 schools in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.
  1. 1.216 billion people live in Africa
  2. Africa is the second-biggest continent

More Africans speak french than the people in France


  • Rainy Season-form October til April(Summer for us)-the temperatures can be from 86* to 104*
  • October&November-59*F in the morning and 82*F in the afternoon
  • December,January,&February- 84*F
  • March&April-59*F in the morning and 82*F in the afternoon
  • Dry Season-from May til September(Winter for us)-the temperatures can be from 43*F til 77*F
  • May-50*F in the morning and 79*F in the afternoon
  • June,July,&August-43*F in the morning and 73 -77*F in the afternoon
  • September&October-53*F in the morning and 82*F in the after noon

Interesting Facts

People of Africa

  • there is about a 100 and over students in African Schools
  • Well over one thousand languages are spoken by the people of Africa. Some estimates put this number closer to two thousand.
  • The largest religion in Africa is Islam, followed by Christianity.
  • The African population is approximately 14.72% of the world's population (as of 2009).


  • The longest river in the world, the Nile (4,132 miles), is located in Africa.
  • Africa has the world's largest desert, the Sahara, which is almost the size of the United States.
  • Victoria Falls is the largest waterfall in Africa; it is 355 feet high and one mile wide.
  • Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the continent. It towers over 19,300 feet, which is so tall that glaciers can be found at its summit even though the mountain is near the equator.
  • Madagascar is the largest island in Africa and the fourth largest island in the world. It is in the Indian Ocean off the East coast of Africa

The Continent

  • Cairo is the continents largest city.
  • Long before humans were around (the early Mesozoic Era) Africa was joined to the other continents in a massive continent called Pangaea. Over millions of years this huge continent broke apart shaping the world landscape as we know it today.


  • The worlds largest land animal is the African elephant.
  • The worlds tallest animal, the giraffe, lives in Africa.
  • The fastest land animal in the world, the cheetah, lives in Africa.
  • Africa is home to the worlds largest reptile, the Nile crocodile.
  • The gorilla, which can be found in the continents jungles, is the worlds largest primate.


  • Ivory
  • Carved stone
  • Bone
  • Sea Shells
  • Animal teeth
  • Animal hair
  • Egg shells
  • Wood
  • Amber
  • Glass

North Africa

  • Algeria
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia
  • Western Sahara

East Africa

  • Burundi
  • Comoros
  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mozambique
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Seychelles
  • Somalia
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

West Afrcia

  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cape Verde
  • Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Liberia
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Helena
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Togo

Central Africa

  • Angola
  • Cameroon
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Gabon
  • Sao Tome and Principe

South Africa

  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
Some flags of Africa not including the one on the top left hand corner
These are some of the great wonders of Africa
Here is some of African Cultures and Art
African Architecture
Some schools in Africa


Created with images by oliver.dodd - "startled gazelle" • ustung - "Egypt (Aswan) Last sun lights on the Nile River" • Erik Cleves Kristensen - "Mount Kilimanjaro" • Shaun D Metcalfe - "Victora falls" • Frank.Vassen - "Malagasy Kingfisher (Alcedo vintsioides), Antananarivo, Madagascar" • Sandal74 - "sand sahara desert" • rakerman - "DSC02698" • Free Grunge Textures - - "Central African Republic Grunge Flag" • Free Grunge Textures - - "Mauritania Grunge Flag" • Free Grunge Textures - - "Kenya Grunge Flag" • Achauhan - "giraffe animal wild" • Unsplash - "elephant animal mammal" • JULIAN MASON - "Black Rhino - Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya. 04.08.2008" • I_Love_Bull_Terriers - "tiger tigers wild" • Woody H1 - "Rhythm's Hands" • aitop - "nysc africans yoruba" • US Army Africa - "Culture Day - Natural Fire 10 - Uganda, Africa - United States Army Africa - October 2009" • cliff1066™ - "Stool, Dogon peoples, Mali, Possibly late 19th to early 20th century, Wood, pigment" • PRECIOSA ORNELA - "PRECIOSA Rocailles" • Kai Hendry - "South African food" • Tydence - "African food" • dorineruter - "Bittergarnituur Bazar" • goodiesfirst - "mariam poison frit and acheke in mustard sauce" • Ninara - "4Y1A1175 Zambia" • D-Stanley - "Maroon Village" • Flikkersteph -4,000,000 views ,thank you! - "Une des cases" • US Army Africa - "Army NCO inspires Ugandan teens - Natural Fire 10 - U.S. Army Africa - October 2009" • South African Tourism - "Accommodation at Limpopo Wildlife Resort, South Africa" • South African Tourism - "Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa"

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