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Welcome to Africa

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, 23 Aug

    Afternoon clouds. Mild.

    76 | 58 °F

    Afternoon clouds. Mild.

    23 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Thu, 24 Aug

    Afternoon clouds. Mild.

    73 | 54 °F

    Afternoon clouds. Mild.

    16 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Fri, 25 Aug

    Passing clouds. Mild.

    74 | 50 °F

    Passing clouds. Mild.

    7 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Sat, 26 Aug

    Passing clouds. Mild.

    76 | 52 °F

    Passing clouds. Mild.

    10 %  Chance of Precipitation

  • Sun, 27 Aug

    More sun than clouds. Mild.

    78 | 54 °F

    More sun than clouds. Mild.

    15 %  Chance of Precipitation

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