Africa is comprised of 54 different countries and a total population of more than 1.2 billion people. Africa's truly magnificent numbers are in the rich diversity of people, cultures, natural geography, plants, animals and everything else.

Africa can easily be broken into 5 large regions, any of which is true food for the curious mind and travelling spirit. If you like to dig in really deep with some order, you can start from the regional destination pages and proceed to one country where you will learn about the places and people.