Map of facts about Africa
Africa is the world's 2nd-largest and second-most-populous continent. About 30 million km2 (12 million square miles) comprises six percent of the planet's total surface area and twenty percent of its land area. With 1.3 billion people, Africa estimates about 16 percent of the world's human population. Africa's population is the youngest among all the continents, 44% of Africa's population is under 15.