Surrounded by water from all directions, Africa is a continent with clearly defined and absolutely precise borders. In the north it is separated from Europe by the Mediterranean Sea, in the northeast, it is separated from Asia by the Suez Canal and beyond by the Red Sea. From the east and the southeast it is surrounded by the Indian Ocean, from the west by the Atlantic Ocean.
The total number of independent states in Africa is 54. The transcontinental country in this region is Egypt, which also has a small part of its territory in Asia, on the other side of the Suez Canal, but politically it is a member of the African Union . .
Among the African countries, the largest is Algeria, which occupies about 7% of the territory of the continent. And the smallest nation is Seychelles, the famous world-famous beach vacation destination, which occupies 115 islands that stretch along the east coast of the mainland.
The colorful Morocco ranks first among the most popular travel places in this part of the world, second place belongs to South Africa, followed by Egypt and Tunisia.
Alphabetical list of countries in Africa
Central African Republic (CAR)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Republic of the Congo
Sao Tome and Principe