Learn 4 facts about Africa 

Interesting facts about Africa
Interesting facts about Africa

At 19,340 feet, the highest point in Africa is Mt. Kilimanjaro, located in Tanzania and is a popular mountain climbing destination. The lowest point on the African continent is Lake ‘Asal, located in Djibouti, at 502 feet below sea level.

  1. Longest River: Nile (6,852metres/4,258miles). The Nile is the longest river in the world. The Nile has two sources: The White Nile coming from Lake Victoria in Tanzania and the Blue Nile coming from Lake Tana in Ethiopia. The river mouth is in Egypt. The confluence in Khartoum/Sudan.
  2. Biggest Lake: Lake Victoria (bordering Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya) is also the world’s second-largest freshwater lake. Only Lake Superior in North America is bigger
  3. The largest waterfall in Africa is the Victoria Falls and it is located on the Zimbabwe and Zambia border. It has a height of 355 feet and the width of the waterfall runs into almost a mile.
  4. The Nile River is the longest river in the world, spanning a whopping 4,135 miles (6,650 kilometres).

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