Africa is made up of approximately 11.7 square miles and has about 22% of the world’s landmass. Africa has the world’s youngest population, with half of their over billion people being under 19 years of age. Learn more about the countries of Africa.
- About 41% of children in Africa aged between 5-10 years are actively involved in child labour.
- It is the hottest continent, with water scarcity impacting the lives of over 300 million Africans.
- There’s a beer brewed from bananas in Africa!
- While people keep expecting to see tigers in Africa, there aren’t any! Wild tigers are found in Asia, and not in Africa.