Africa in world politics.

by Vernon McKay

Publisher: Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn

Written in English
Published: Pages: 468 Downloads: 938
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  • Subjects:

    • United Nations -- Africa.,
    • World politics -- 1955-1965.,
    • Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT30 .M24 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 468 p.
      Number of Pages468
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5419074M
      ISBN 100837171008
      LC Control Number73011866

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Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most populous continent, after about million km 2 ( million square miles) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of Earth's total surface area and 20% of its land area. With billion people as ofit accounts for about 16% of the world's human continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north Area: 30, km² (11, sq mi) (2nd).

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