2023 Theme: Identity
Second-largest continent in the world covering about one-fifth of the total land surface of Earth.
Second-most populous continent.
59 countries with a total land area of 30 million km² (twelve million square miles)
Africa makes up 20% of the Earth's habitable surface.
Largest desert – Sahara Desert.
Bounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Home to the world’s longest river, the Nile.
Over 2,000 different languages spoken in Africa.
Diverse cultures, traditions, and tribes.
We’d love to see what kind of things you’ve been up to during Africa Awareness Week and beyond! If you’d like to share a photo of something you have done to learn more about Africa or what you have learned, ask a parent, teacher or guardian to send it to us by sending an email to email@example.com.
In return for your Afrikindness, you will receive a Kindness Hero certificate.