Africa is an amazing place. It is made up of 54 countries and the most spoken language is Arabic, from the hottest Continent, with the largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things you don’t know about Africa;
1 Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the highest mountain in Africa, rising 19,341 feet above sea level. That’s roughly 3.6 miles high!
2 There’s a small country called Lesotho located within South Africa’s borders! It is home to just over 2 million people.
3 The baobab tree is common in many parts of Africa. Known as “the tree of life”, some baobabs are estimated to be over 1,000 years old. One baobab in South Africa has grown so large, it has a circumference of 155 feet!
4 The women of the Mursi and Surma tribes in Africa wear plates on their lips that can be as large as 5 inches (12 cm) in diameter.
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