Africa’s Import Sources Map

This map of Africa shows each country’s largest import sources. The European Union is the most preferred importer of the majority of African nations. The other leading countries importing to Africa are India, China, and the continent’s very own South Africa. The western African country of Liberia gets most of its imports from Singapore. Meanwhile, … Read more

Niger River Map

This West African map prominently features the Niger River, the third-largest river in the continent.  Britannica lists the river’s length as 2,600 miles (4,200 kilometers). The river passes through five African countries. It starts off in the southern part of Guinea, then through to Mali, Niger, Benin, and Nigeria, as it drains down to the … Read more

Africa’s Electricity Access Map

This map of Africa shows how much each country’s population has access to electricity. In the mainland, the northern countries enjoy a near-maximum power capacity. These include Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt.  Electricity supply is also high in South Africa, Eswatini (formerly Swaziland), Gabon, Kenya, and Ghana. The island nations of Cape Verde, Seychelles, … Read more

Africa Topographic Map

This map shows the topography of Africa, the second-largest continent in the world. Britannica notes that the continent’s total land area measures over 11.7 million square miles (30.3 million square kilometers). It also boasts some noteworthy attractions, including the Sahara desert in the north, considered as the world’s largest desert, and the Nile River, the … Read more

Hand-Drawn Map of Africa, c. 1910s

This is a map of Africa during the 1910s, hand-drawn at a young age by the great-grandfather of Reddit user u/zherper. The continent’s border lines differ greatly from today’s Africa, especially in the western, eastern, and southern parts. The vast lands that comprise these sections are now divided into several countries in the present day. … Read more