Geography of North Africa questions This is a list of recently added questions about geography of North Africa. Play geography of North Africa quiz and see all the questions. What is the only African country which is not a member of the African Union?Morocco is not a member because its government opposes the membership of Western Sahara. Morocco formally claims the territory of Western Sahara since 1957 and controls two-thirds of its territory.Created by: Debbie Foxvery hard 36% MoroccoMorocco3571RSARSA2064SomaliaSomalia2283RwandaRwanda1836North Africa riddles » Which country is named "Misr" or "Masr" in its language?Egypt. The English name Egypt is derived from the Ancient Greek Aígyptos, but it has nothing in common with the local name of the country (except maybe with the Late Egyptian name of Memphis - Hikuptah). Ancient Egyptians called their land Kemet, meaning "black soil" (as opposed to the desert). Today, Misr is the official name of Egypt, while Masr is the Egyptian-local pronunciation in the Egyptian Arabic.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 48% AlbaniaAlbania2809OmanOman7588EgyptEgypt13075SomaliaSomalia3488country names riddles » In which country is Berber the official language?In Morocco. The Berber language is ancient and has 2200 years of written tradition. In 2011 Berber became a constitutionally official language of Morocco, after years of persecution (under the policy of Arabization). There is a movement among speakers of the closely related varieties of Northern Berber to unite them under a standard language.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 32% nowherenowhere2442in North Sudanin North Sudan1664in Western Saharain Western Sahara2328in Moroccoin Morocco3103Morocco riddles » What is the most populous Arab country?Egypt. With 90M of inhabitants, Egypt is by far the most populous Arab country. The population of Algeria is 38M, Iraq 35M, Sudan 35M, Morocco 32M, Saudi Arabia 31M.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia4175EgyptEgypt8268AlgeriaAlgeria1966MoroccoMorocco916demographics riddles » Where is this girl from?Egypt. This is an Egyptian soccer fan. She gets her national flag drawn on her face on a street in Cairo.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 77% BelarussiaBelarussia1713EgyptEgypt23801NicaraguaNicaragua2822MalaysiaMalaysia2436flags riddles » In what country are the ruins of Carthage?Tunisia. The ruins of Carthage are just 15 km north of Tunis. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Tunisia.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 67% AlgeriaAlgeria4326TunisiaTunisia20624LibanLiban2750ItalyItaly2898tourism riddles » How many seas does Israel have access to? (not including lakes like Dead Sea)Two. The Mediterranean Sea makes up the majority of Israel's coastline. But Israel has also a small coastline on the Red Sea in the south, with the port of Eilat. This 11 km (7 miles) wide strip of land separates Egypt from Jordan, so tourists visiting Egypt typically need to approach Jordan by the sea if they want to visit Petra.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 39% nonenone2283oneone4618twotwo5014threethree670Egypt riddles » What are the circular objects visible on this satellite photo taken over Libya?Agricultural fields. This is an astronaut photo of the Al Khufrah Oasis in Libya. The circular shape of fields is characteristic of center pivot irrigation. These fields are approximately 0.6 mile (1 kilometer) in diameter. Lighter colors indicate fields that have been harvested recently or just planted.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 49% oil fieldsoil fields5987rocket padsrocket pads1199agricultural fieldsagricultural fields10937solar panel fieldssolar panel fields3958deserts of North Africa riddles » Which sea is the most saline in the world?Red Sea. The Red Sea is very saline due to high evaporation, very little precipitation, almost no river inflow and isolation from the rest of the Indian Ocean. Salinity reaches 41 ‰ in the northern part (Average for the world's seawater is ~35 ‰).Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 71% Arctic SeaArctic Sea3339Baltic SeaBaltic Sea3098Caribbean SeaCaribbean Sea3792Red SeaRed Sea25776salt riddles » How does the landscape of Sahara desert mainly look like?It is rocky. Most of the Sahara consists of rocky hamada; ergs (large areas covered with sand dunes) form only about 20% of the total area.Created by: Kasiavery hard 39% it is rockyit is rocky5386it is sandyit is sandy7300it is grassyit is grassy800it is mountainousit is mountainous310deserts of Africa riddles » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.