Top 10 geography of North Africa facts Selected as the most interesting among North Africa related questions in North Africa quiz 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.orgEgypt facts » 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 North Africa facts » 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 Africa facts » 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 facts » 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 facts » 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 facts » 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 facts » 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 facts » 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.orgNorth Africa facts » 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 FoxMorocco facts » Play North Africa quiz and see all the questions.