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Africa is the second largest continent on Earth and the second populous after Asia. The longest river (Nile) and the largest desert (Sahara) in the world are situated on this continent.

The highest point is Mount Kilimanjaro, in Tanzania (5,895 m), and the lowest point is Lake Assal in the small country of Djibouti (156 m below sea level).

It has an area of 30,244,050 km² including the adjacent islands, occupying 20.3% of the Earth’s surface. With over 800 million inhabitants in 54 countries, is home to a seventh of the world’s total population.