Africa is the second largest of the Earth's continents. It covers an area of 11,668,599 square miles (30,221,532 square km), has a coastline 16,000 miles (26,000 km) long and measures 5,000 miles (8,000 km) north to south, and 4,600 miles (7,400 km) east to west.
The total population of Africa is approximately 1,100,000,000 - roughly 15% of the world as a whole. They live in 54 recognised countries, under 58 different flags. This quiz is about just ten of those.