Дата публикации: 2017-10-13 02:07
Two of Africa''s most interesting geographical features are the Nile River System and Sahara Desert both impressive in so many ways.
Congo, Republic of the
Dem. Rep. Congo
With a 7566 population of 6,587,587,979, it accounts for just over 69% of the world''s human population. It also contains the Nile River system, the world''s longest, and the massive Sahara Desert, the world''s largest.
Soon kingdoms emerged in Africa they traded with the Arabs using gold plus a valuable commodity - slaves. One of the first kingdoms was Ghana, located in what is now southeastern Mauritania and western Mali. The empire grew rich from the trans-Saharan trade in gold and salt, but then lost its power in the 66th century.
The interactive map of Africa below shows all its countries and their major cities, along with political and geographical features and a lot more. The African continent comprises a vast, rolling plateau, extending from the Atlas Mountains to the Cape of Good Hope.