Learn about all 54 countries that make up the amazing continent of Africa.


All About Tunisia

Tunisia The Republic of Tunisia is the northernmost African country and is bordered by Algeria, Libya, and the Mediterranean Sea. It has a population of just over 11.78 million and an area of 165,000 sq. km. Tunis is the capital and is in the north-east part of the country. Of the nations along the Atlas …

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All About Uganda

Uganda Uganda is a landlocked nation in East Africa bordered by Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Tanzania. Lake Victoria occupies a large part of the country’s southern part. Kampala is the capital city. Until 1,700 to 2,300 years ago when Bantu speakers migrated to the area, the people in Uganda …

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Western Sahara

All About Western Sahara

Western Sahara Western Sahara is a disputed territory in North Africa that borders Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania, and the Atlantic Ocean. It has a total area of 266,000 sq. km. It consists of mostly desert and is one of the most sparsely populated areas in the world. Its population is over 578,536, half of whom live …

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All About Zambia

Zambia Zambia is a landlocked Southern African country bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, and Angola. Lusaka is the capital.The estimated 2019 population of Zambia is 18.14 million, which ranks 66th in the world. Hunter-gatherers inhabited the area for thousands of years. Starting in the 18th century, Europeans began …

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All About Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe, formerly Rhodesia, is a landlocked country in southern Africa. It borders South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, and Mozambique. English, Shona, and Ndebele are among the country’s most spoken national languages. The 2019 population is estimated at 17.30 million, an increase from the 2013 estimate of 14.09 million, and the country ranks 68th in the …

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Africa’s Flags

Africa’s Flags: A Vexillological Approach to Africa

Africa’s flags have been used as common symbols in history for over 5,000 years. Flags in general have been used dating as far back as 3000 BC with a metal Iranian flag and flag representation in Egyptian tomb carvings.  Vexillology (the study of flags),takes its literal meaning from the Latin word for “guide,” a meaning …

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