Category: Africa

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Okavango Delta, Botswana Weather and Climate

Background knowledge and geographic location According to abbreviationfinder, the Okavango Delta in north-west Botswana is a gigantic labyrinth of canals, islands and foothills of the Okavango River. The inland delta seeps into the basin...

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park, South Africa Weather and Climate

General & Geography According to abbreviationfinder, the Kruger National Park in South Africa is the most famous and largest game reserve in the country. The approximately 20,000 square kilometer area runs through the Limpopo...

Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam, Egypt Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to abbreviationfinder, the small town of Marsa Alam, located on the Red Sea in Egypt, is a resort with around 2000 permanent residents, known for its sandy beaches and coral reefs....

Serengeti, Tanzania

Serengeti, Tanzania Weather and Climate

General & Geography According to abbreviationfinder, the Serengeti is an animal-rich savannah area in the north of Tanzania and is usually described by experts in the same breath as the Okavango Delta as the...

Diani Beach, Kenya

Diani Beach, Kenya Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to abbreviationfinder, Diani Beach is a 15-kilometer-long stretch of beach in Kenya that borders the coastal town of Ukunda and is around 30 kilometers south of the port city of Mombasa....

Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar, Tanzania Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to abbreviationfinder, Zanzibar is a group of islands off the mainland of Tanzania and has the status of a semi-autonomous state. This means that the former British protectorate of Zanzibar still...

Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls, Zambia Weather and Climate

General and geographic location Short for VFA by abbreviationfinder, the Victoria Falls are one of the seven natural wonders of our earth and are considered the “largest curtain of water” in the world. The...

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the second largest country in Africa and at 2,345,410 km², around 6.6 times the size of the Federal Republic of Germany. The country extends...

Mali

Mali Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Mali, the official name of the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa and borders on Mauritania in the northwest, Algeria in the north, Niger in the east,...

Niger

Niger Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, the Republic of Niger is a landlocked country and mostly desert and semi-desert; the Sahara makes up a significant proportion of the country’s area. It is bordered by Mali and Burkina...

Mauritania

Mauritania Weather and Climate

With an area of more than 1 million km², according to COUNTRYAAH, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania is almost three times the size of the Federal Republic of Germany and is one of the...

Sudan

Sudan Weather and Climate

After the independence of South Sudan, Sudan with its 1,886,068 km² of land area has lost its status of being the largest country in Africa and is now in third place after Algeria and...

Chad

Chad Weather and Climate

The word “Chad” means “great water” in the Buduma language. Chad is the “land of great water” and refers to Lake Chad. According to COUNTRYAAH, the Republic of Chad (capital N’Djaména) is with 1,284,000...

Burundi

Burundi Weather and Climate

Located in east central Africa between 2 and 4 ° south of the equator, Burundi is a landlocked country with no direct access to the sea. According to COUNTRYAAH, the country borders on Rwanda...

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Inland Burkina Faso is located in the Sudan belt of West Africa and is in the northeast part of the Sahel, where it borders on Niger and Mali . In the...

Algeria

Algeria Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Algeria lies to the north with the Mediterranean Sea (998 km coastline) and borders in the east with Tunisia (965 km border) and Libya (982 km), in the south with Niger...

Mozambique

Mozambique Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, Mozambique is a country in Southeast Africa and borders Tanzania to the north, South Africa and Swaziland to the south, and Zambia, Zimbabwe and Malawi to the west. The...

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, Zimbabwe is located in southern Africa and is a landlocked country as it has no access to the sea. It borders east and north with Mozambique, south with South...

Namibia

Namibia Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, Namibia is located in southern Africa and borders the neighboring states of Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Angola. There is also a natural border with the Atlantic Ocean on...

Botswana

Botswana Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, the Republic of Botswana (official German spelling Botswana) is a landlocked country in the southwest of the African continent. The country extends over 580,000 square kilometers and is home...

Madagascar

Madagascar Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, Madagascar is the second largest island nation in the world after Indonesia. The republic is located in the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Mozambique. Around 24 million...

Swaziland

Swaziland Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Swaziland is a Southern African state (17,363 km²). Capital: Mbabane. Administrative division: districts (4). Population: 1,093,238 (2017). Language: English and siSwati (official). Religion: Protestants 35%, Catholics 25%, Muslims 1%, animists / traditional...

Lesotho

Lesotho Weather and Climate

Geographical location The enclave of Lesotho is located in the southeast of South Africa and is also known as the “Kingdom in Heaven” because of its altitude and its form of government. Around 1.95...

Mauritius

Mauritius Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, the island state of Mauritius lies in the Indian Ocean, 870 kilometers east of Madagascar. The African mainland is 1700 kilometers away from the island, the closest neighbor is...

South Africa

South Africa Weather and Climate

Geographical location According to COUNTRYAAH, The Republic of South Africa is located on the southern tip of the African continent. The country between the Atlantic in the west and the Indian Ocean on the...

Senegal

Senegal Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Senegal has a particular territorial design, which is explained by the characteristic colonial penetration along the rivers; in fact, it includes the Gambia as a sort of enclave, which leans on...

Nigeria

Nigeria Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Nigeria is a West African state (923,768 km²). Capital: Abuja. Administrative division: states (37). Population: 146,390,000 residents (2008 estimate). Language: English (official), Sudanese dialects (Hausa, ibo, Yoruba). Religion: Muslims 43.1%, animists / traditional...

Gambia

Gambia Weather and Climate

Geographical location The smallest country on the African mainland is Gambia. According to COUNTRYAAH, it shares its name with the main river that divides the country on its horizontal axis. Around 1.7 million people...

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Weather and Climate

Geographical location of the Cape Verde Islands According to COUNTRYAAH, the Cape Verde Islands (Republic of Cabo Verde) are an island state in the central Atlantic and geographically belong to Africa. However, the Cape...

Benin

Benin Weather and Climate

According to COUNTRYAAH, Benin is a State of West Africa (114,763 km²). Capital: Porto-Novo. Administrative division: departments (12). Population: 8,935,000 (2009 estimate). Language: French (official), baatonu, dendi, fongbé, gengné, yoruba. Religion: animists / traditional beliefs...