Africa fun facts

Table Mountain
25 Jan

10 Fantastic Facts about Table Mountain

As far as mountains go, Table Mountain tends to stand out! Not only does it stand tall, but it also has a unique shape that gives it its world-famous name – it really is as flat as you’ve heard it is. That said, there’s a little more to Table Mountain than just a flat head. …
Fun facts about Congo
25 Sep

11 Fun Facts about the Democratic Republic of the Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is easily one of the biggest countries in Africa. Yet, many of us don’t know half of the things that make this country so special! It’s also one of several areas in Africa to have held the name of “Congo,” too – so we’re here to resolve some …
interesting facts about African animals
26 Jun

10 Astounding Facts about African Animals

When it comes to the biggest variety of wild species, Africa pretty much has every other continent beat. There’s little wonder it’s the safari capital of the globe! In fact, people come from all over the world every year to witness these creatures in their natural habitats. So, let’s take a closer look – here …
interesting facts about Guinea
7 Jun

10 Glorious Facts about Guinea

Guinea is one of those countries we tend to hear about a lot! Nothing dramatic, it’s just that there’s Papua New Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, New Guinea… they seem to be everywhere! But today, we focus on the original Guinea. Here are some fun facts about Guinea – the real deal – that you’re likely going to …
fun facts about Zanzibar
3 May

11 Zinger Facts about Zanzibar

Is Zanzibar an island or an archipelago? Turns out it’s both – there’s an island called Zanzibar in the archipelago of the same name. This Tanzanian territory is considered something of a natural marvel, and while it may seem far-flung to many people, it’s an idyllic spot that millions have on their travel bucket list. …
Interesting facts about Burkina Faso
17 Mar

11 Brilliant Facts about Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is one of the most historically interesting countries in Africa – it’s well-known for its gold reserves and its links to France. But how much do you really know about this West African country? Here are 11 fun facts about Burkina Faso! 1. Location, location, location… Burkina Faso is completely landlocked, and you’ll …
interesting facts about Gabon
16 Mar

10 Great Facts about Gabon

Gabon is one of the absolute richest countries in Africa! It’s a major producer of oil, and it’s also well-known for its amazing array of wildlife. It’s got links to France as a former colony, but as a nation, it’s more than struck out on its own over the years. Let’s look closer at some …
Interesting facts about Swaziland
15 Mar

10 Spectacular Facts about Swaziland

Swaziland is known for being one of the smallest countries in Africa and for having a very rich and fascinating history. So fascinating, in fact, that the country isn’t even named Swaziland anymore! But what has Swaziland become, where is it, and what is the country like now? Let’s look at some of the most …
interesting facts about the Kalahari Desert
8 Mar

10 Cracking Facts about The Kalahari Desert

The Kalahari Desert is one of the most beautiful and interesting places in the world, which is why people from all over travel to discover the arid but gorgeous region! But how about we try discovering a bit about the area right from home? Here are some fun facts about the Kalahari Desert worth remembering. …
interesting facts about the serengeti
27 Dec

13 Sensational Facts about The Serengeti

Beautiful and bursting with wonderful wildlife, the Serengeti is one of the world’s most important natural reserves. It’s home to thousands of species of flora and fauna, out in Tanzania in North Africa. Here are some fun facts about the Serengeti that may just turn your head. 1. What’s the climate in the Serengeti? Temperatures …
interesting facts about Guinea Bissau
9 Nov

10 Great Facts about Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau may be one of the lesser-known countries in Africa, but that doesn’t mean that it isn’t still a fascinating and beautiful place! Guinea-Bissau has a rich history that’s brimming with facts and figures that might just astound you. With that in mind, let’s get to know this gorgeous African country a little better together. …
interesting facts about Namibia
30 Sep

16 Notable Facts about Namibia

Looking to boost your knowledge of the big wide world and your chances of being crowned the next quiz champion? Why not start with these fun facts about Namibia! 1. Where in the world is Namibia? Namibia is a sub-Saharan country in south-west Africa. It shares a border with Angola to the north, Botswana and …
Interesting facts about Central African Republic
30 Aug

12 Crazy Facts about the Central African Republic

Founded in 1960, the Central African Republic is aptly named due to its central location! Known for its beautiful parks, waterfalls, and open spaces, this country definitely has a lot to explore if you ever visit. Here are some fun facts about the Central African Republic! 1. What’s the population? 4.83 million people were recorded …
Interesting facts about Somalia
21 Aug

15 Interesting Facts about Somalia

The Federal Republic of Somalia is a curious country – it’s one that’s beautiful and rich in fascinating heritage, but which has struggled through conflict and poverty over the decades. Despite the highs and lows – here are some fun facts about Somalia worth remembering! 1. Going back millennia! Somalia has an ancient history. It’s …
interesting facts about Ghana
20 Aug

12 Great Facts about Ghana

Ghana is a West African republic with a remarkable history and plenty of dramatic physical features! Ever wanted to tour the country yourself? Read on for some fun facts about Ghana and its people. 1. What is the capital of Ghana? The capital of Ghana is Accra, a vibrant commercial and educational hub. It’s the …
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