Orientation Africa is the world’s second largest and second most-populous continent (the first being Asia in both categories). At about 30.3 million km2 (11.7 million square miles) including adjacent islands, it

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NB: States with limited recognition: Somaila. State within the Federal regions of Somalia.Recognized by no UN member. Sahrawi Arab Democratic.Claimed as the southernmost provinces of Morocco. Recognized by the African

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Algiers The Capital The Kasbah is the city’s main tourist attraction, founded on the ruins of a Phoenician commercial outpost. The hillside quarter later blossomed into a small Roman town,

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Orientation     A virtual guide to Angola, a country on the western coast of southern Africa (see map). Angola is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in west, Namibia in

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Orientation Identification. Before 1975, the Republic of Benin was known as Dahomey, its French colonial name. Three years after the coup that brought Major Kérékou to power, the name was

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Orientation   History and Ethnic Relations Botswana (/bɒtˈswɑːnə/), officially the Republic of Botswana (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. The citizens refer to themselves

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Orientation   Burundi (/bəˈrʊndi/ or /bəˈrʌndi/), officially the Republic of Burundi (Kirundi: Republika y’Uburundi,[8] [buˈɾundi]; French: République du Burundi, [buʁundi] or [byʁyndi]), is a landlocked country in the African Great

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Orientation   Ouagadougou (/ˌwɑːɡəˈduːɡuː/; French pronunciation: ​[waɡaduɡu]; Mossi: [ˈwɔɣədəɣʊ]) is the capital of Burkina Faso and the administrative, communications, cultural and economic centre of the nation. It is also the country’s

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Orientation   The Comoros (/ˈkɒməroʊz/ ( listen); Arabic: جزر القمر‎, Juzur al-Qumur / Qamar), officially the Union of the Comoros (Comorian: Udzima wa Komori, French: Union des Comores, Arabic: الاتحاد القمري‎ al-Ittiḥād al-Qumurī /

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