Learning About the Continent of Africa
Africa is a vast continent of natural resources and great beauty. It is the home of an incredible variety of people, animals, climates, and spectacular places. It is a country known for its beautiful, colorful clothing and its history of incredible works of art. Africa is the home of the world's first great civilizations. It is made up of 53-55 countries, with Algeria being the largest and Gambia being the smallest. The longest river in the world, the Nile River, starts in the mountains of Ethiopia and empties into the Mediterranean Sea by way of Egypt.