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Countries / Africa

After Asia, Africa is the world's second biggest largest continent. It is also second largest in terms of population. Africa covers about 6% of the total surface of the planet. There are about 922 million people (as of 2005), including nearby islands. Africa is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the northeast, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast. There are 53 countries, including all the island groups and Madagascar.

Algeria Angola Benin
Botswana Burkina Faso Burundi
Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde
Central African Republic Chad Comoros
Côte d'Ivoire Democratic Republic of the Congo Djibouti
Egypt Equatorial Guinea Eritrea
Ethiopia Gabon Ghana
Guinea Guinea-Bissau Kenya
Lesotho Liberia Libya
Madagascar Malawi Mali
Mauritania Mauritius Morocco
Mozambique Namibia Niger
Nigeria Republic of the Congo Rwanda
Réunion Saint Helena Senegal
Seychelles Sierra Leone Somalia
South Africa Sudan Swaziland
Syria São Tomé and Príncipe Tanzania
The Gambia Togo Tunisia
Uganda Western Sahara Zambia