10 Interesting Facts About Africa You Probably Didn’t Know


Africa is the most diverse and interesting continent on planet Earth. It is home to an incredible variety of people, plants, and animal life. Furthermore, Africa is believed to be the place where human beings first appeared on our planet and the home of the most ancient civilizations. It is also a continent of extremes. It is extremely large, extremely poor, but extremely diverse as well.

We should also point out that most of Africa’s population is incredibly young as most African people are under the age of 25 while its population is constantly growing. Statistics aside, Africa is truly amazing by all standards, which is why we’ll try over the next few minutes to discover 10 interesting things about it that most people don’t really know.

10Most Africans speak Arabic

More than 170 million people on the African continent speak Arabic, most of them living in North Africa. The second most spoken language is English, a language that’s being spoken by more than 130 million. The third most spoken language is French, Barber is the fourth, followed by Berber, Hausa, Portuguese, and Spanish. Overall, there are thousands of different languages and dialects spoken throughout the African continent.