Maps of World
We do magic to Maps
World Map / Physical Map / Africa Physical Map

Africa Physical Map

Africa is a geographically diverse continent situated across the equator, characterized by large deserts, mountain ranges, and coastal plains.


Physical Map of Africa

Please Enter your email id

Please Select Country

Subscribe to Mailing list
Description : Africa physical map provides detailed information on the various physical features of the continent. Disclaimer






Physical maps of African Countries


Africa is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean, with the Red Sea to the northeast. The equator bisects the African continent in two nearly equal halves, creating an equatorial climate across most of the continent. The climates around Africa are somewhat like a mirror-image on either side of the equator.
The major geographic features of Africa include the coastal plains, the Atlas Mountains, the Ethiopian Highlands, and several deserts. The Sahara Desert, the third largest in the world, covers most of northern Africa, with an area of 9,400,000 square kilometers - about as large as the entire United States. In the south, the Kalahari Desert has similar conditions, though it is much smaller in comparison to the Sahara, at 900,000 square kilometers.

The Atlas Mountains traverse northwestern Africa, through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Other ranges include the Ahaggar Mountains and the Mitumba Mountains, and Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro standing 5,895 meters above sea level.

ACOD~20120910
Last Updated On : October 31, 2012