Interesting Facts About Africa That Media Never Talks About

By Getrude Mathayo / Published January 30, 2023 | 11:29 am




KEY POINTS

  1. The Largest country in Africa by land mass is Algeria
  2. The Largest country in Africa by population in Nigeria
  3. The Largest movie industry in Africa is in Nigeria
  4. The Largest democracy in Africa is Nigeria
  5. The Richest Black man in Africa is a Nigerian

Africa

KEY TAKEAWAYS


  1. The Largest tea farm in Africa is in Kenya
  2. The largest music industry in Africa is in Nigeria
  3. The Largest stadium in Africa is in South Africa
  4. The fastest train in Africa is in Ethiopia
  5. The Longest subsea gas pipeline in Africa is in Nigeria

Africa is a huge continent made up of 54 countries and over a billion people. It has been home to some of the world’s oldest civilizations and today has some of the fastest-growing nations in the world. Africa is a place that often appears to confound expectations and defy convention, a place always full of surprises.

Africa has a very diverse culture. It is rich in cultural heritage and diversity, has a wealth of natural resources, and offers breathtaking tourist attractions. It is the world’s second-largest continent and is home to some of the most beautiful countries in the world with some of the most unique landscapes and wildlife which is why it is a top holiday destination.

It is widely believed that the African continent got its name from the ancient Romans. Upon defeating the ancient northern African city of Carthage, the Romans founded a province there they named Africa named after the AFRI tribe that inhabited the area.

  1. The Largest country in Africa by land mass is Algeria
  2. The Largest country in Africa by population is Nigeria
  3. The Largest movie industry in Africa is in Nigeria
  4. The Largest democracy in Africa is Nigeria
  5. The Richest Black man in Africa is a Nigerian
  6. The Richest African woman is a Nigerian
  7. The largest single solar power plant in Africa is in Morocco
  8. The largest Museum in Africa is in Egypt
  9. The tallest building in Africa is in Egypt
  10. The largest rice mill in Africa is in Nigeria
  11. The largest fertilizer plant in Africa is in Nigeria
  12. The largest oil refinery in Africa is in Nigeria
  13. The largest fish farm in Africa is in Egypt
  14. The Largest cement plant in Africa is in Nigeria
  15. The Largest tea farm in Africa is in Kenya
  16. The largest music industry in Africa is in Nigeria
  17. The Largest stadium in Africa is in South Africa
  18. The fastest train in Africa is in Ethiopia
  19. The Longest subsea gas pipeline in Africa is in Nigeria
  20. The Largest city by population is in Nigeria
  21. The largest news network in Africa is in Nigeria
  22. The Largest car race arena in Africa is in South Africa
  23. The largest pharmaceutical industry in Africa is in Nigeria
  24. The fastest woman in Africa is a Nigerian
  25. The Fastest man in Africa is a Kenyan
  26. The Largest stock exchange by market capitalization in Africa is in South Africa
  27. The Largest stock exchange by number of listings in Africa is in South Africa
  28. The Longest concrete road in Africa is in Nigeria
  29. The Largest airline in Africa is in Ethiopia
  30. The Most streamed musicians in Africa are Nigerians
  31. The Most awarded artist in Africa is a Nigerian
  32. The Largest mall in Africa by structure is in Morocco
  33. The most valuable tech startup in Africa is in Nigeria
  34. The Most valuable company in Africa is in South Africa
  35. The Largest economy in Africa is Nigeria
  36. Most tribes in Africa are in Nigeria
  37. Most languages in Africa are in Nigeria
  38. The Largest seaport In Africa by size is Morocco
  39. The Largest university in Africa by area is in Nigeria

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