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Geography of Africa

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  1. Longest river in the world
  2. The Kalahari Desert is found in _____ Africa
  3. Apartheid ended in this country in the early 1990s
  4. The capital of Algeria
  5. Largest lake in Africa was named after the Queen of England
  6. The ____ of Guinea is a body of water off the coastline of Nigeria and Cameroon
  7. The capital of this country is Tripoli
  8. Continent to the north of Africa across the Mediterranean Sea
  9. Much of Africa is covered with this grassland biome
  10. The Democratic Republic of the _____ is located in central Africa
  11. This peninsula in northeast Africa contains the countries of Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Somalia
  12. Large body of water that borders Egypt, Sudan and Eritrea


  1. The most populous country of Africa and has the capital city of Abuja
  2. The capital of this country is Addis Ababa
  3. The main river of western Africa and the name of an African country
  4. Ocean to the west of Africa
  5. Mount _____ is the highest mountain in Africa and is located in Tanzania
  6. The capital of Kenya
  7. Large island country off the southeast coast of Africa
  8. This country is home to the ancient pyramids of Giza
  9. This country is located a few miles across the Strait of Gibraltar from Spain
  10. Striped animals that resemble horses
  11. This African animal is often called the King of the Jungle
  12. Ocean to the east of Africa
  13. Desert that covers much of northern Africa

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