Well over one thousand languages are spoken by the people of Africa. Some estimates put this number closer to two thousand.
- 21 per cent of SSA nations have one or two products accounting for their total exports. Most of these exports are in the form of agricultural produce.
2. As of 2008, South Africa consumes the most electricity per person (4,759.5kW/h) in Africa. Ethiopia has the least consumption (42.3 kW/h).
3. The shortest distance between Africa and Europe is only 8.9 miles (14.3 kilometres) of the ocean.