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Africa Study Stack

Africa 2nd largest continent in size and population
Africa has __ countries 53
Population 2/3 lives in rural areas/villages
Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
Desertification When the fertile lands along the edges of deserts become deserts. Formed by misuse of land and erosion
Savanna a large area of wide-open grassland with a few scattered trees and shrubs
Savannas two seasons dry and wet
Madagascar largest island nation in Africa (4th largest in the world)
Mozambique Channel (in Indian ocean) separates Madagascar from mainland Africa (approx. 240 miles)
There are __ major waterfalls in Africa 45
Tugela falls where? South Africa. Source? Tugela river. Status? Highest waterfall in Africa and 2nd highest in the world. Interesting fact? 5 separate tiers or drops
Victoria falls where? Border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. Source? Zambezi river. Status? Widest waterfall in Africa and world. Interesting fact? Composed of four main streams
Sahara largest desert in Africa
Mt. Kilimanjaro major peak
Atlas mountains located in Northern Africa
__ of Africa is covered by savannas. 2/5
Madagascar has rainforests
Roof of Africa what Kilimanjaro is called because it is the highest point in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain in the world
Stratovolcano tall, conical volcano that can have explosive eruptions. Kilimanjaro is an inactive stratovolcano
Africa has __ areas of rainforest 3
Congo Basin rainforest second-largest rainforest in the world. Known for its mountain gorillas and forest elephants
The Congo basin has more than __ species of trees and __ animal. 600; 10,000
West Africa’s rainforests home to lowland gorillas and chimpanzees
Nile longest river in the world; source- lake Victoria
___ people live in the __ countries that share that river 300 million; 10
The Nile is the sole source for __ and __ Egypt and Sudan
David Livingstone famous British missionary devoted his life to ministry in eastern and southern Africa
Cape of Good Hope extreme southern tip of the African continent
Apartheid term used for the policy of strict racial segregation practiced in south Africa until the 1990s
Bantu what people group includes the hundreds of tribes in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ethiopia only country in Africa that no foreign power has ever successfully colonized
Created by: Crayford



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