Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Africa

Hi SL Fabz, its time to put your learning cap on and get some knowledge on some interesting facts about Africa. I found these interesting facts about Africa online and thought it would be great to share with you.

So, did you know these facts:

  1. Libya is the only country in the world with only one color for its flag, with no insignias, design or other details.
  2. South Africa is the most visited African country.
  3. Nigeria has the richest Black people in Africa.
  4. South Africa has the most Grammy Award winners in Africa.
  5. Ethiopia has the most airports in Africa.
  6. In 2009, HIV/AIDS caused the death of 310,000 adults and children in South Africa.
  7. The smallest African country is the Seychelles.
  8. The Republic Sudan is the largest country of the African continent.
  9. The African elephant is the largest living land mammal.
  10. It is almost impossible to hold a small wedding. The idea of a private wedding is unknown and is greatly frowned upon. Friends and relatives expect to be invited to a wedding and to play a role in the ceremony.
  11. The world’s biggest hospital is in Soweto.
  12. With a population of more than 120 million, Nigeria is easily the most populated country in Africa and the 10th most populous country in the world.
  13. A person from Botswana is called a Motswana, the plural is Batswana.
  14. A person from Lesotho is called a Mosotho.
  15. A person from Niger is called a Nigerien.
  16. A person from Burkina Faso is called a Burkinabe.
  17. Nigeria has won more football cups than England.
  18. Zimbabwe’s President, Robert Gabriel Mugabe is the world’s most educated President with 7 degrees, two of them are Masters.
  19. Rwanda is a better country for gender equality than England and USA.
  20. Somalia got its first ATM on October 7, 2014.

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    foday sadique baio
    January 18, 2015 at 2:49 pm

    das very educative stephanie, gudoos for dat….

  • Reply
    Racheal Laye Edward
    January 19, 2015 at 6:05 pm

    Africa my Africa

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