Africa is the second-largest continent, with only Asia being larger. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Indian Ocean to the east and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Africa containts 54 sovereign states and with Somaliland and the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara) two de facto states with limited recognition.
|Area||30,370,000 km² / 11,730,000 sq mi|
|Pop. Density||36/km² (94/sq mi)|
|Num. of Countries||54 (2 disputed)|
Dem. Rep. Congo
|Time Zones||UTC-1 – UTC+4|