Name one country located in Northern Africa?
Northern Africa is an important region with a long and complex history. It is home to the world’s oldest civilizations, such as the Egyptians and the Phoenicians. The geography of the region is largely dry, and includes the Sahara Desert, the Nile River Valley, and the Atlas Mountains.
Sahara Desert: The world’s largest desert, spanning much of northern Africa, including parts of Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Western Sahara, and Sudan. Berber: A group of indigenous people of northern Africa, primarily living in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt. Mediterranean Sea: A sea in northern Africa, bordered by Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, and Morocco.
Northern Africa is home to the world's oldest continually inhabited cities. Cairo, Egypt is the oldest city, founded around 2686 BCE. The world's only hot desert with snow is located in North Africa. It is found in the Algerian Sahara. The world's only tropical mountain range is located in North Africa. It is called the Hoggar Mountains and is located in Algeria. https://theafricaninsider.com/the-forgotten-mountains-of-the-sahara/
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What role does the Sahara Desert play in the ecology and economy of Northern Africa?
Which country is located at the northernmost point of Africa?
What is the Sahara desert?
- The largest hot desert in the world.
- A mountain range in Northern Africa.
- A large forest region in North Africa.
'Maghreb' refers to which countries?
- Northwest African countries including Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya and Mauritania.
- Northeast African countries including Egypt, Sudan and South Sudan.
- West African countries including Nigeria, Ghana, and Senegal.
Which river is the longest river in the world that runs through Northern Africa?
- Nile River
- Congo River
- Niger River
What is the capital city of Algeria?