Africacontinent. It is separated:
- to the north, from Europe, by the Mediterranean Sea and the Straits of Gibraltar
- to the east, from Asia, by the Suez Canal and gulf; and from the rest of the world by the Indian Ocean
- to the west, from the rest of the world, by the Atlantic Ocean.
Africa is generally accepted as being the place where the first humans lived.
|Continents of the World|
|Asia | Africa | North America | South America | Antarctica | Europe | Australia|
|(The Pacific Islands, also called Oceania, are not part of any continent)|