African Countries

Places to visit in Algeria

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Located on the Mediterranean coast of North Africa and in the heart of the Sahara desert, Algeria boasts the diversity of both its Mediterranean and Saharan heritage. It has been home to many empires and many of their legacies can be found throughout the country. Ancient Roman ruins can be found on the seaside Tipaza …

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Places to visit in Angola

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Located in Southern Africa, Angola offers a unique combination of tropical Atlantic beaches and desert landscapes. This country is also home to a Portuguese-influenced cuisine and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Portuguese fortress of Fortaleza de So Miguel, built in Luanda in 1576, is an historic highlight that is worth visiting. Its regal ruins …

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Places to visit in Benin

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A French-speaking nation in west Africa, Benin is the home of the vodun religion and the birthplace of the vodun religion. It was also the capital of the Dahomey Kingdom, whose rule lasted from approximately 1600 to 1900. The Historical Museum in Abomey, one of the oldest cities in Benin, contains displays of the country’s …

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Places to visit in Botswana

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If you love nature and wildlife, Botswana is a must-see destination. This landlocked country in Southern Africa is shaped by the Okavango Delta and the Kalahari Desert, which transforms into a lush animal habitat during seasonal floods. There are countless animal species to see in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, including giraffes, hyenas, wild dogs, …

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Places to visit in Burundi

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If you’ve never visited East Africa, you should. Burundi is a landlocked country that lies in the Great Rift Valley, where the African Great Lakes region meets East Africa. The landscape is a mix of mountains, lush forests, and a wide variety of wildlife. Its stunning natural beauty will make you want to visit and …

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Places to visit in Cameroon

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If you’re looking for a destination on the Gulf of Guinea, you should try Cameroon. It’s a tropical Central African country with a varied landscape and plenty of wildlife. Its two major cities, Yaoundé and Douala, are transit points and inland capitals, and both are ideal for ecotourism. You can explore the rainforests and waterfalls …

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