Surrounded by water from all directions, Africa is a continent with clearly defined boundaries. In the North Sea, in the northeast, it is divided by Asia from Channel Suez and further from the Red Sea. From the east and southeast surround the Indian Ocean, from the west Atlantic Ocean.
The total number of independent states in Africa is fifty four. The transcontinental country of this region is Egypt, with a small part of its territory in Asia, on the other side of the Suez Canal. African Union.
Among African countries, the most important is Algeria, which occupies about 7% of the territory of the continent. The smallest country is the Seychelles, which occupy 115 islands stretching along the east coast of the continent.
Colorful Morocco is the world’s first place, followed by South Africa, followed by Egypt and Tunisia.