World's Second Largest Continent
As discussed above, Africa is the world’s second-largest continent. It houses the equator or the 0o latitude that passes through the middle of it. A large part of the world’s second-largest continent lies in the northern hemisphere.
Africa is the only continent through which the Equator, the Tropic of Cancer, and the Tropic of Capricorn pass. It houses the world’s largest hot desert that is the Sahara Desert. It is surrounded by oceans and seas from all sides. The world’s longest river, the Nile passes through the world’s second-largest continent.