Countries of Africa

  Chad is pronounced “ch·ad” and and is one of the 9 countries located in Central Africa. The largest landlocked country in Africa. This country gained its independence on August 11, 1960. This country was named after Lake Chad. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Chad. What Does The Chad Flag Represent? BLUE: […]

  Comoros is pronounced “kaa·mur·owz” and is one of the 6 island nations of Africa. The name Comoros is derived from the Arab word ‘kamar’ which means the moon. This country gained it’s independence on July 6, 1975 from France. This country is known as the perfume island. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Comoros. Where is Comoros […]

  Republic of the Congo aka Congo is pronounced “kaang·gow” and and is one of the 9 countries located in Central Africa. The name Congo is from the Congo River which derived from Kongo, a Bantu kingdom that got its name from its people, the Bakongo (hunters). This country gained its independence in 1960 from France. This country is […]

  Côte d’Ivoire aka Ivory Coast is pronounced “coat duh·vwaar” and is one of the 16 countries located in West Africa. This country gained it’s independence on August 7, 1960 from France. This country is known for being the world’s top exporter of cocoa and raw cashew nuts. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Côte […]

  Democratic Republic of the Congo aka DR Congo is pronounced “kaang·gow” and and is one of the 9 countries located in Central Africa. DR Congo is the 2nd largest country in Africa after Algeria. The name Congo is from the Congo River which derived from Kongo, a Bantu kingdom that got its name from its people, the […]

  Djibouti is pronounced “juh·boo·tee” and is one of the 10 countries located in East Africa. Djibouti means “boiling pot” in the Afar language based off its dry and hot weather all year. This country gained its independence on June 27, 1977 from France. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Djibouti. Where is Djibouti […]

  Egypt is pronounced “ee·juhpt” and is one of the 6 countries located in North Africa. Egypt’s name means ‘Temple Of The Soul Of Ptah’ (Ptah is the creative god associated with Memphis, the ancient city of Egypt). This country gained its independence on February 28, 1922 from Britain. This country is known for having the oldest of […]

  Equatorial Guinea is pronounced “eh·kwuh·taw·ree·uhl gi·nee” and is one of the 9 countries located in Central Africa. Equatorial Guinea was formally the Spanish Guinea. This country is along the Gulf of Guinea in the Guinea region of West Africa and lies right above the Equator, which is what “equatorial” refers to. This country gained its independence on October 12, 1968 from Spain. […]

  Eritrea is pronounced “air·uh·tree·uh” and is one of the 10 countries located in East Africa. The name Eritrea derives from the Greek term Sinus Erythraeus, which means Red Sea.This country gained its independence on May 24, 1991 from Ethiopia. This country is known for having one of the oldest port cities in Africa. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful […]

  Eswatini aka Swaziland is pronounced “eh·swaa·tea·nee” and is one of the 9 countries located in Southern Africa. This country gained its independence on September 6, 1968 from Britain. The Kingdom of Eswatini is one of the three remaining kingdoms in the continent of Africa. This country is landlocked inside the country of South Africa. Continue reading […]