Africa is an amazing place. Made up of 54 countries, the most spoken language is Arabic, hottest continent, largest dessert and of course the most beautiful people. Here are a few things I bet you didn’t know about Africa.

  1. The continent has the largest reserves of precious metals with over 40% of the gold reserves, over 60% of the cobalt, and 90% of the platinum reserves.
  2. Africa is the world’s second largest continent covering about over 30 million square kilometres
  3. China is Africa’s top trade partner with Sino-African trade volumes now nearing $200 billion per year.

Know some interesting facts about Africa? Write to us and tell us about them.

Learn more about Africa by reading this article African Proverbs and their significance

Corinne Dupont

Married to an African, both of my children born in Africa, travelled extensively through Africa.. my soul is part of Africa. I write to inform, I write to make change, I write to educate.. I write in French, Spanish and English.

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