Africa 

Africa is home to over 50 countries, more than any other continent in the world, and is the second largest continent in terms of both land area and population. Africa abounds with bustling metropolises, diverse people, and amazingly varied and beautiful landscapes.

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Cairo is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population of Greater Cairo metropolitan area in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East.

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa and is the capital of the Western Cape Province, as well as being the legislative capital of South Africa.

Casablanca may be the cosmopolitan, industrial and economic heart of Morocco, but it is one of the less endearing of the country's sights.

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In Africa

Southern Africa is a region that includes several non-tropical countries in Africa.

East Africa is a region in Africa. East Africa is regarded as the cradle of mankind, as the first species of the Homo genus evolved here, and migrated to the rest of the world.

North Africa is the Northern part of the African continent. Algeria The largest country in Africa.

West Africa is the western region of Africa. In the north the region is bounded by the Sahel, and in the south and west by the Atlantic Ocean.

Central Africa is a region of Africa. AngolaFormer Portuguese colony which went through a brutal civil war.

The Sahel is a region of Africa. ChadCompletely land-locked, and well off-the-beaten-path for all but the hardiest of travellers …

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