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Welcome to Africa


Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.1 billion people as of 2013, it accounts for about 15% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Seaalong the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The continent includes Madagascarand various archipelagos. It has 54 fully recognized sovereign states ("countries"), nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition.

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  • Wed, 12 Dec

    High level clouds. Chilly.

    40 | 25 °F

    High level clouds. Chilly.

    5 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Thu, 13 Dec

    Partly sunny. Chilly.

    42 | 32 °F

    Partly sunny. Chilly.

    4 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Fri, 14 Dec

    Light rain. Overcast. Chilly.

    45 | 37 °F

    Light rain. Overcast. Chilly.

    67 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Sat, 15 Dec

    Light rain. Overcast. Chilly.

    43 | 35 °F

    Light rain. Overcast. Chilly.

    65 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Sun, 16 Dec

    Sprinkles. Decreasing cloudiness. Chilly.

    44 | 31 °F

    Sprinkles. Decreasing cloudiness. Chilly.

    59 %  Chance of Precipitation

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