Nations of africa

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Nations of africa

  1. 1. South Africa ● ● ● ● Located at the southern tip of Africa. Most economically developed nation in Africa. Rich w/ natural resources. (Gold,diamonds) Apartheid..
  2. 2. Johannesburg, South Africa
  3. 3. Sudan ● ● ● Sudan is the largest country in Africa. Sudan has large amounts of mineral resources. (petroleum and gold) However, a great deal of tension existed between th
  4. 4. Egypt ● ● ● ● ● Egypt is located in N. Africa, and is one of the most populated countries in Africa. Many Egyptians live near the Nile R. b/c of fresh water and fertile farmland. Egypt=center for tourism, business, trade, politics ½ of the population live in urban areas like Cairo and Alexandria. Heavily influenced by Islam (5 pillars?)
  5. 5. Egypt Urban Grave yards
  6. 6. Kenya ● ● ● ● Kenya is in eastern Africa. Has some of the most fertile land in Africa. (arable land) Known for its wildlife. Climate tends to be hot and humid along the coast, mild inland, and dry in the northern regions
  7. 7. Kenya Wildlife
  8. 8. Kenya Safari What does “Safari” mean?
  9. 9. Democratic Republic of Congo ● ● ¼ the size of the U.S! French is the official language, native languages but are spoken as well. ● ½ of Africa's rainforest found here! ● Relies heavily on the Congo River. ● ● Lots of Natural Resources=diamonds, rubber, cobalts, copper. Natural Resource “Curse”
  10. 10. Nigeria ● ● Located in W. Africa People have lived in Nigeria since 9000 B.C. – ● ● ● (Culture Hearth) Most populous country in Africa, but also one of the poorest. Rich in oil! Nigeria is extremely diverse. (many different ethnic groups)

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