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Discover 10 amazing African fun facts about Wonderful countries from the African continent. Did you know it is the second-largest continent in the world? For more fun facts, keep on reading.

Did you know the African continent is also the 2nd most populated continent in the world? It covers 6% of the surface of the earth. Oh, and did you know that the Arabic language is the most spoken language in Africa?

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Ghana is a country located in West Africa that has a population of 31 million people. The capital of Ghana is Accra, whose population is 2 million people. Ghana is one of the most populated countries in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Nigeria, officially known as the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country located in West Africa. With a population of over 206 million, Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa and the seventh most populous country in the world. Its capital city is Abuja.
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Kenya is a country in Africa. Kenya has magnificent mountains, snow-capped peaks that are home to some of the world's tallest trees on earth. The wildlife of Kenya includes elephants, zebras, hippopotamus, giraffes, and more. The population of Kenya is about 53.7 million and the capital and largest city is Nairobi.
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South Africa shares borders with Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland. The climate is tropical, mainly in the country's south, while the rest is temperate with warm summers. With its gold reserves, it is one of the developed countries in Africa. It has 3 capital cities: Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein, and it has a population of over 60 million people.
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Morocco is on the North Africa coast on the Mediterranean Sea and bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. The capital of Morocco is Rabat, and the population of Morocco was about 36.91 million in 2020. A short history about Morocco, from Phoenician colony to the beginning of the French influence into that region, from 1912 to 1956 when it gained independence from France.
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The Côte d'Ivoire is a West African nation, located between Liberia and Guinea. It was under French control from the 19th century until 1960 when it attained independence. It is also known as Ivory Coast. It is the world's largest cocoa producer, and it is also known for its beaches. It has a population of over 27 million and the capital of Côte d'Ivoire is Yamoussoukro.
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Egypt has one of the world’s oldest civilizations — its people have been settled at the same location for 6,000 years or more, and some authorities think they may be descendants of the biblical pharaohs. As such, Egypt is a wonderfully rich source of history and culture. The capital city of Egypt is Cair, and the population is over 102 million.
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Tanzania, or officially the United Republic of Tanzania, is a country in eastern Africa in the African Great Lakes region. It borders Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its name was derived from the word “Tanzania” meaning the coast of Tanganyika Lake. Its capital is Dodoma and it has a population of over 60 million.
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Although one of the smaller countries in Africa, Uganda has afforded its inhabitants with unrivaled natural beauty, a close to equator enabling good weather for agriculture and rich wildlife is popularly known as the big five. Its capital city is Kampala, and it has a population of over 46 million people.
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Madagascar is the home for a lot of animals that exist or have become extinct on the African mainland. From primates to reptiles, rodents to carnivores, birds to frogs, Madagascar has been a refuge for species from Africa throughout history. Antananarivo is the capital city of Madagascar, and it has a population of over 28 million people.

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