The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the continent Africa:

Africa is the world's second largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. It is famous for its savanna, its jungles, and the Sahara (desert).

Geography of Africa

UN subregions of Africa

Regions of Africa

Regions of Africa

Directional regions

See also: Cardinal direction

Physiographic regions

Countries of Africa

List of African countries

West Africa

North Africa

Central Africa

East Africa

Southern Africa


Geographic features of Africa

Demography of Africa

Demographics of Africa

History of Africa

Main articles: History of Africa and Current events in Africa

History of Africa by period

History of Africa by year

History of Africa by region

History of Africa by subject

Empires in Africa

African empires

Culture of Africa

Culture of Africa

Art in Africa

Cinema of Africa

Music of Africa

Cuisine of Africa

African cuisine

People of Africa

Ethnic groups in Africa

Ethnic groups in Africa

Some famous individuals from Africa

Religion in Africa

Religion in Africa

Sports in Africa

Environment of Africa

Economy and infrastructure of Africa

Economy of Africa

Communications in Africa

Communications in Africa

Transport in Africa

Education in Africa

Education in Africa

Governments of Africa

Politics of Africa

Politics of Africa

Foreign relations of Africa

Law of Africa

Law of Africa

See also



Wikimedia Atlas of Africa

Wikisource has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Africa.