Africa, Europe, south east of the Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, west and north of the Antarctic continent.
South America’s east, the Atlantic, Indian Ocean including India with an ancient continent called Gondwana which is a part of the location.
One of the old world, the African lands, 30,218,000 sq km surface area between the continents of Asia and the United States ranks third, behind.
African name, Carthage by the Romans first set foot on the “Africans” or “Africani” was inspired by the name of the so-called tribes. African name given to this country during the Punic wars. Until then, the Greek authors of this continent, “Libya,” meaning “Land of Lebular” they would say. But after Christ 1. at the end of the century, this name was used for the whole continent. Africa after the Arabic term than “İfrikiya” was in the form.
Africa, Tunisia, White Nose north-south direction (37 ° 22 ’20 N Parallel) with the Republic of South Africa, Cape Agulhas (34 ° 50’28 S Parallel) length of 8,025 km, the east-west direction, in Somalia, the Ras Hafun Cape (51 ° 25 ’27 E meridian) in Senegal and Green Cape (17 ° 31′ 17 W meridian) between the 7,416 km wide.
From north Africa and Asia to the Mediterranean and the Suez Canal in the northeast is divided into sınırlanırken. Continental is adjacent to the east, the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. 18 km from the Arabian Peninsula in the Strait of Babülmendep approaches. South of the continent, the Indian Ocean, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean west. Separated by 14 km wide Strait of Gibraltar from Europe to the continent in the northwest.
Rift valley of the large volcanoes, fault blocks, and inselbergerlerden and a continent of great deserts.
The highest point is Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895 m) but the lowest point is Lake Assal (-156 m).
All of Africa and the Sahara Desert and all the world’s largest çölüdür. He still continues to widen.