Africa
geographical name continent of the eastern hemisphere S of the Mediterranean & adjoining Asia on NE area 11,677,239 square miles (30,244,049 square kilometers)

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  • África — Superficie 30.221.532 km² …   Wikipedia Español

  • Africa — • This name, which is of Phoenician origin, was at first given by the Romans to the territory about the city of Carthage Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Africa     Africa      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • África — es el segundo continente en extensión colindando al norte con el Mar Mediterráneo, al oeste con el Océano Atlántico y al este con el Mar Rojo, el Océano Índico y Asia a través del canal de Suez. * * * ► Continente que limita con el mar… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Africa — Africa,   römische Provinz, gegründet 146 v. Chr., umfasste im Wesentlichen das Gebiet um Karthago. 46 v. Chr. annektierten die Römer Numidien und machten es zur Provinz Africa nova (im Unterschied zur älteren Provinz, die Africa vetus genannt… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Africa — (Termas da Azenha,Португалия) Категория отеля: 2 звездочный отель Адрес: 3130 433 Termas da A …   Каталог отелей

  • Africa — f English: name adopted in the 20th century among American Blacks, conscious of their ancestral heritage in the continent of Africa. It was also formerly used in Scotland as an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name OIGHRIG (SEE Oighrig), but this… …   First names dictionary

  • Africa — L. Africa (terra) African land, Libya, the Carthaginian territory, fem. of Africus, from Afer an African. Originally only in reference to the region around modern Tunisia, it gradually was extended to the whole continent. Derivation from Arabic… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Africa — [af′ri kə] [L < Africa (terra), African (land), fem. of Africus < Afer, an African] second largest continent, situated in the Eastern Hemisphere, south of Europe: c. 11,700,000 sq mi (30,303,000 sq km); pop. c. 705,000,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Africa — Africa, s. Afrika (gesch. Geogr.) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • áfrica — s. f. Façanha; proeza …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Africa — For other uses, see Africa (disambiguation). Africa Africa Area …   Wikipedia

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