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How many people is Africa home to?
740 million
What is the rainforest that covers a large part of central Africa and is almost completely surrounded by mountains?
Congo Basin
What is the largest desert in Southern Africa?
Kalahari
What is the mountainous region located near the horn of East Africa?
Ethiopian highlands
What is the broad level area of land that is located in north central Tanzania and extends east of the southeastern shore of Lake Victoria?
Serengeti Plain
What island is located about 240 miles off the southeastern coast of Africa?
Madagascar
Why do you think Namibia's northeastern boundary is shaped the way it is?
to provide access to the Zambezi River
Where are the capital of Guinea, Senegal, and Gambia located?
The are all located on the boarder of the Atlantic Ocean
Which country has a large area of highland climate?
Ethiopia
If you traveled north from the equator, which climate regions would you pass though?
Tropical Rain Forest
Tropical Savanna
Desert
Steppe
and Highlands
Which climate regions would you pass through if you traveled south from the equator?
Tropical Rain Forest
Tropical Savanna
Mediterranean
Steppe
Desert
Main West Coast
Humid Subtropical
How do farmers appear to have adapted to environmental conditions in arid and semiarid areas?
Irrigation particularly along rivers like the Nile River
What are some countries that appear to have mostly traditional economies?
Nigeria
Angola
Gabon
Congo
Togo
Benin
and many others
How widespread is subsistence farming in Africa? What might this indicate about Africa's level of development?
It is very widespread. This indicates that Africa is not very developed