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 Foxpolitics riddles »very hard 36% MoroccoMorocco2083RSARSA1206SomaliaSomalia1334RwandaRwanda1072 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.orgEgypt riddles »hard 45% AlbaniaAlbania1216OmanOman3007EgyptEgypt4547SomaliaSomalia1309 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.orgdeserts of North Africa riddles »very hard 32% nowherenowhere1352in North Sudanin North Sudan940in Western Saharain Western Sahara1322in Moroccoin Morocco1772 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.orgdemographics riddles »hard 50% Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia2406EgyptEgypt4292AlgeriaAlgeria1175MoroccoMorocco571 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.orgflags riddles »easy 72% BelarussiaBelarussia907EgyptEgypt9843NicaraguaNicaragua1511MalaysiaMalaysia1313 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.orgtourism riddles »average 67% AlgeriaAlgeria2536TunisiaTunisia11604LibanLiban1555ItalyItaly1588 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.orgIsrael riddles »very hard 36% nonenone1238oneone2439twotwo2310threethree363 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.orgdeserts of Africa riddles »hard 47% oil fieldsoil fields3873rocket padsrocket pads769agricultural fieldsagricultural fields6396solar panel fieldssolar panel fields2523 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.orgoceans riddles »average 69% Arctic SeaArctic Sea1907Baltic SeaBaltic Sea1813Caribbean SeaCaribbean Sea2129Red SeaRed Sea13320 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: Kasiadeserts riddles »very hard 37% it is rockyit is rocky3333it is sandyit is sandy4771it is grassyit is grassy500it is mountainousit is mountainous198 Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.