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  2. Demographics of Africa - Wikipedia

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    The population of Africa was 177 million in 1950, and it grew 7.6 times to more than 1.341 billion in 2020. The increase in population is explosive, with a population under the age of 14 in the exponential growth phase, a difference from almost the rest of the world, which is already in balance (USA 1966, Europe 1969, Mexico 1990, Latin America 2000, India 2009, Asia 1977).

  3. East African Rift - Wikipedia

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    East African Rift. The East African Rift ( EAR) or East African Rift System ( EARS) is an active continental rift zone in East Africa. The EAR began developing around the onset of the Miocene, 22–25 million years ago. In the past it was considered to be part of a larger Great Rift Valley that extended north to Asia Minor .

  4. Burkina Faso - Wikipedia

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    Burkina Faso (UK: / b ɜːr ˌ k iː n ə ˈ f æ s oʊ /, US: /-ˈ f ɑː s oʊ / (); French: [buʁkina faso]) is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is bordered by Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and the Ivory Coast to the southwest.

  5. Economy of Africa - Wikipedia

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    Economy of Africa. {. As of 2019. , approximately 1.3 billion people were living in 54 countries in Africa. Africa is a resource-rich continent. Recent growth has been due to growth in sales in commodities, services, and manufacturing. West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and Southern Africa in particular, are expected to reach a combined ...

  6. Coordinated Universal Time - Wikipedia

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    Coordinated Universal Time or UTC is the primary time standard by which the world regulates clocks and time. It is within about 1 second of mean solar time at 0° longitude, and is not adjusted for daylight saving time. It is effectively a successor to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The coordination of time and frequency transmissions around the ...

  7. Geography of Ethiopia - Wikipedia

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    Geography of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. Ethiopia has a high central plateau that varies from 1,290 to 3,000 m (4,232 to 9,843 ft) above sea level, with the highest mountain reaching 4,533 ...

  8. Romani people - Wikipedia

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    Romani people. The Romani (also spelled Romany / ˈroʊməni /, / ˈrɒ -/ ), colloquially known as Roma, are an Indo-Aryan ethnic group, traditionally nomadic itinerants living mostly in Europe, and diaspora populations in the Americas. The Romani as a people originate from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, and ...