With 52 countries, learning the geography of Africa can be a challenge. This downloadable Blank Map of Africa makes that challenge a little easier. Teachers can test their students’ knowledge of African geography by using the numbered, blank map. Students can prepare by using the downloadable blank Africa map with country labels.
Algeria is Africa’s largest country by area, and Nigeria is its largest by population. Africa hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures, and languages. In the late 19th century, European countries colonized almost all of Africa; most present states in Africa emerged from a process of decolonization in the 20th century. Africa map blank.
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Africa Map Facts
Continent Size: Second largest in the world
Area: 11,700,000 square miles
Estimated population: 877 million people
Largest City: Cairo, Egypt, 9.2 million people
Largest Country: Algeria – 919,595 square miles (was Sudan, 968,000 square miles)
Longest River: the Nile, 4,160 miles
Largest Lake: Victoria, 26,828 square miles
Tallest Mountain: Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, 19,340 feet
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Africa is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Isthmus of Suez and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.
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There are 54 sovereign states (or countries) in Africa. The safest country in Africa, Mauritius is also the 28th-safest country in the world. Mauritius is a multicultural island nation that is family-friendly and secure.