Visualizing the Size of Africa

The size of Africa, being in the center of the world map, often is distorted to its disadvantage. Greenland, Alaska and Siberia look huge, Africa just looks big. How big really is it?

size of africa
Size of Africa [click for picture credit]
As you can see on this map, Africa is bigger than most of Europe, the United States, China, Japan and India combined.

3 thoughts on “Visualizing the Size of Africa

Leave a Reply