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5 - Africa

Africa 7th grade

Tallest mountain Kilimanjaro
4,000 mile long canyon caused by volcanoes & earthquakes Great Rift Valley
Region with rain forest they are trying to protect and good natural resources Central
Region with the largest desert in the world that is growing each year North
Region with the most people and nicest climate - also the smallest countries West
Favorite sport of most countries in Africa Soccer
Region most affected by disease and civil war. Has lots of diamonds and gold South
Region where the Serengeti and Great Rift Valley are located. Lots of animals and tourists East
Canal that links the Red and Mediterranean Seas Suez
Poorest region in the entire world. Lacks modern technology Sahel
Major religion in northern Africa Islam
Immune disease that affects many in Africa; especially the countries south of the Equator AIDS
Many African countries have low literacy, life expectancy, and GDP. Developing countries like this are nicknamed 3rd World
TRUE or FALSE: Many governments in Africa are struggling democracies, corrupt, or dictatorships True
TRUE or FALSE: Many African countries were once colonized by European countries True
TRUE or FALSE: Most countries in Africa have both high literacy rates and long life expectancy False
Major religion in southern Africa Christian
Created by: jillrausch
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