Africa is the second-largest continent having the second-most populated continent falling in the league after Asia. There are 48 countries, which connect to mainland Africa, in addition to six island nations.
In totality, you have 54 sovereign African countries spread across two disputed areas, commonly titled Somaliland and Western Sahara.
Population in Africa:-The continent of Africa encapsulates around 6% of the total surface area of the Earth while covering as much as 20% of the African landmass. The continent has a 1.3 Billion population, constituting around 16% population of the human population.
Largest country in Africa:-Algeria is the largest nation in Africa if counted on the basis of area. It is the 10th largest nation in the world. The majority of land (as much as 90%) is not fertile and deserted.
The population density of Africa is 15.9 Square Kilometers. The total population of Algeria is 38.7 Million approximately.
Smallest country in Africa:-The smallest country in the African continent is the Republic of The Gambia. It is nearly encompassed by Senegal leaving aside the coast that touches the Atlantic Ocean.
Currencies in Africa:-The strong currencies in Africa, which are also traded internationally are Libyan Dinar, Tunisian Dinar, Ghanaian Cedi, Moroccan Dirham, Botswana Pula, Zambian Kwacha, and the Seychellois Rupee.
Languages in Africa:-
On average, there are 2,000 different languages are spoken in Africa and all these languages have varied dialects. Swahili and Arabic are the most widely spoken languages in the African continent.
It is interesting to note that Swahili seemingly developed from Arabic.
Geographical area of Africa:-The continent of Africa is spread across 30.3 Million km² and this also includes the neighbouring territories. In total, the continent has 6% of Earth's total surface area, whereas around 20% of the African landmass.
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