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What do you need to travel to Djibouti?

What do you need to travel to Djibouti?

by Katherina Röhrdanz | Tue 13 Dec 2022

Mesmerizing. That’s the most accurate word to describe Djibouti. This captivating and mysterious little piece of African land bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden offers a multitude of astonishing landscapes shaped by...

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What do you need to travel to Benin?

What do you need to travel to Benin?

by Giovanna Moraes | Tue 06 Dec 2022

From pristine lagoons and palm-fringed sandy beaches in the south, spectacular savannah in the center, and arid mountains in the north, Benin offers intrepid travelers an impressive diversity of landscapes. And if you love animals, you’ll...

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How to travel in Tanzania

How to travel in Tanzania

by Visagov | Thu 03 Nov 2022

Tanzania is an African paradise, it is the land of safari travel par excellence. There are plenty of places in Tanzania to visit and see animals in the wild; elephants, wildebeest and hippos. In this magnificent...

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How to travel in Kenya

How to travel in Kenya

by Visagov | Thu 27 Oct 2022

Kenya is a classic African dream, with vast expanses of savannah full of wild animals and some of the highest snowy peaks in Africa. You can also see nomadic tribes, the Masai, looking after their herds...

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More information about Africa

Africa is a vast continent that spans across the northern and southern hemispheres of the globe. It is the second most populated continent after Asia, and it is bounded on the west by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by the Indian Ocean. The Mediterranean Sea separates it from the Europe in the north.

The northern and southern ends of the continent display a Mediterranean climate, characterized by warm summer, wet and mild winter, and rainy spring and autumn. In Central Africa, however, the predominant climate is equatorial, that is hot and steamy.

There are 54 countries in Africa. Nigeria is the most populated country with approximately 200 million inhabitants.

A large number of languages are spoken across the continent, but the most popular are Swahili, Oromo, Hausa and Amharic. Moreover, most of the continent professes traditional African religions.

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