Dallol, Ethiopia, in Africa has the highest-recorded average temperature in the world at 94 degrees Fahrenheit. As of 2014, Dallol, Ethiopia, is uninhabited. In the 1960s, Dallol had a salt-mining settlement.Know More
Tourists occasionally visit the springs in Dallol to see the yellow and red hydrothermal deposits. Dallal is located on the Afar Depression, which is an active volcanic region.
The hottest country in Africa was once believed to be Libya. The highest-recorded temperature in the world was 136 degrees Fahrenheit in Libya in 1922; however, the World Meteorological Organization announced in 2012 that it found the 1922 record invalid.
Africa is the hottest continent on Earth. Except for the mountain peaks in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, Africa never freezes.Learn more about Africa
African cuisine varies depending on the country or region, but local fruits, vegetables and cereal grains are common staples. Milk and meat products are also used often. North, East, West, South and Central Africa have varying styles of food and distinctive preparation techniques.Full Answer >
Based on the 2011 census held in South Africa, more than 52 million people reside in the country. Africans made up the majority of the population, with 79.2 percent and a total of over 41 million citizens.Full Answer >
The longest river in Africa, and in the world, is the Nile River. It measures 4,184 miles in length. The river starts in Burundi of Central Africa, and it flows into the Mediterranean Sea.Full Answer >
Nigeria appears to be a member of the developing world, however there is some debate among the general public as to whether Nigeria is in fact a developing country, according to statistics collected by the World Bank. Though Nigeria is a third-world country and could be considered part of the developing world, there are a few strong arguments to justify Nigeria's completed development and many arguments to justify Nigeria's status as an underdeveloped country.Full Answer >