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Impact of location, climate, and physical characteristics on population distribution in Africa
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3.5 million Square miles also meaning "tan" sand and it is undergoing desertification and is slowly getting bigger. Located in Northern Africa
small area in a desert where water and vegetation are found
A member of a group of people who have no fixed home and move according to the seasons from place to place in search of food, water, and grazing land.
Nomadic tribe that lives in the Sahara. Their Name means "Free Men"
Just south of the Sahara Desert. The word means "Border" or "Margin"
Desertification is a problem in this climate zone where vegetation is sparse and trees have been cut down.
Considered one of the most difficult places to live on earth.
Growing just enough food for their families
Tropical Rain Forest
Climate Zone near the equator with consistent warm temperatures, wet weather, and lush plant growth
Country in Africa with the largest Tropical Rain Forest
Country that has almost all Grasslands.
Country that is made up almost entirely of Sahara
Country that has rich oil deposits along its river delta
supplying dry land with water by means of ditches. Eygpt opens the dam door to do this.
Country that broke into two countries last year after a long civil war