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Afrique a.k.a. Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.1 billion people as of 2013, it accounts for about 15% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, both the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The continent includes Madagascar and various archipelagos. It has 54 fully recognized sovereign states, nine territories and two de facto independent states with limited or no recognition.


  1. "Afrique" is a 1971 studio album by Count Basie and his orchestra, with conductor/arranger Oliver Nelson.
  2. "Afrique" is a musical single of David Koven.
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Google previewThe IMF's Statistical Systems in Context of Revision of the United Nations' A System of National Accounts (1991)

by Vicente Galbis

However, Air Afrique is a nonfinancial enterprise and must comply with the laws and regulations of the economies where it is located and where it operates. For that reason, it should not be treated as an international organization but as a ...

Google previewThe African Repository (1883)

L'Afrique is a magazine published at Geneva in the interest of African exploration. The existence of such enterprises, wholly devoted to one country, is evidence of the present importance attaching to Africa. No little of the information herein ...

Google previewAgainst Expression (2011)

An Anthology of Conceptual Writing by Craig Dworkin, Kenneth Goldsmith

According to Clark: Nouvelles Impressions d'Afrique is a long, 1274-line poem in rhymed alexandrines, coupled with subsequent footnotes. Written by Raymond Roussel, it was originally published in 1932. Reflected here, though void of ...

Google previewThe African Repository and Colonial Journal (1883)

L'Afrique is a magazine published »t Geneva in the interest of African exploration. The existence of such enterprises, wholly devoted to one country, is evidence of the present importance attaching to Africa. No little of the informntion herein ...

Google previewJehovah Himself Has Become King (2010)

by Robert King

Aid Afrique is a European-based international humanitarian organisation founded in France in 1990 with the objective of ...

Google previewSenegal in Pictures (2009)

by Thomas Streissguth

Air Afrique is a vital link between countries of western and central Africa and connects Dakar with ...

Google previewThe History Highway 3.0 (2002)

A Guide to Internet Resources by Dennis A. Trinkle, Scott A. Merriman

Clio en Afrique: L'histoire africaine en langue fran$aise ~wclio-af/ Clio en Afrique is a French-language journal dedicated to African history. It is published triennially under the auspices of the Universite de Provence ...

Google previewMichel Foucault (2005)

by David Macey

For Foucault, Impressions d'Afrique is a labyrinth of words, but it is dominated by death. One of the examples of word play within the narrative involves a loom ( which weaves life and words) standing on a locked box resembling a coffin.

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

3:327 “Afrique” ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Niger (2012)

by Abdourahmane Idrissa, Samuel Decalo

Afrique Occidentale Française. Paris: Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales, 1931. Deloncle, Pierre. L'Afrique Occidentale Française: Découverte, Pacification, Mise en Valeur. Paris: Editions Ernest Leroux, 1934. Dubresson, Alain ...

Google previewInternational Book Publishing: An Encyclopedia (2015)

by J Donald Monan Sj Professor of Higher Education and Director Philip G Altbach, Philip G. Altbach, Edith S. Hoshino

Poussou, * Le livre français en Afrique francophone." Günter Simon, *The Book in ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Burkina Faso (2013)

by Lawrence Rupley, Lamissa Bangali, Boureima Diamitani

CFDB Bulletin de l'Institut Français d'Afrique Noire, Dakar/ Bulletin de l'Institut Fondamental d'Afrique Noire, Dakar Banque Nationale de Développement Bulletin de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris Bulletin de la Société de Géographie, ...

Google previewLexicon Of Human Rights / Les Définitions des Droits de l'Homme (2008)

by Cédric Viale

AFRIQUE [Africa] – «8.Constatant avec une grave préoccupation que l'Afrique, en particulier l'Afrique subsaharienne, est actuellement la région la plus touchée, que le VIH/sida y est considéré comme créant un état d'urgence qui menace le ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (2013)

by Peter Karibe Mendy, Lobban Jr.

” Systèmes de pensée en Afrique noire, no. 7 (1984): 143–48. ———. “Le retour des morts chez ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of International Organizations in Sub-Saharan Africa (2002)

by Terry M. Mays, Mark W. Delancey


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