Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education

# Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education

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1. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education

2. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 1 Africa’s Largest Capital City – What is a capital city? What is Africa’s largest capital city? What is the population?

3. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 1 - Answers A capital city is the city in a country where the government is based. Egypt's capital city, Cairo, is the largest city in Africa Its population is an estimated 9.2 million.

4. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 2 Africa’s Smallest Capital City – What is it? What is the population? Where is it?

5. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 2 - Answers Banjul is the capital of The Gambia and only has around 60,000, making it the smallest capital in Africa. The reason why Banjul is so small is because of its location, on a peninsula at the mouth of the Gambia river.

6. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 3 Africa’s Highest Mountain - What is it? Where is it? How tall is it?

7. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 3 - Answers Mount Kilimanjaro is 5895m/19,340 ft high and is in Tanzania.

8. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 4 Africa’s Lowest lake – What is it? Where is it? How low is it?

9. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 4 - Answers The lowest is Lake 'Asalwhich is 153 m/502 ft below sea level in Djibouti.

10. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 5 Africa’s Largest Lake – What is it? Where is it? How large is it?

11. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 5 - Answers Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa. It covers an area of 69,490 sq km (26,830 sq mi) and lies 1,130 m (3,720 ft) above sea level. Its greatest known depth is 82 m (270 ft). It stretches into Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania

12. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 6 Africa’s deepest Lake - What is it? Where is it? How deep is it?

13. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 6 - Answers Lake Tanganyika in Tanzania is the deepest lake in Africa reaching at its greatest depth is 1,436 m (4,710 ft).

14. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 7 Africa’s Longest River - What is it? Where does it start and end? How large is it?

15. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 7 - Answers The River Nile drains north-eastern Africa, and, at 6,650 km (4,132 miles), is the longest river in Africa and in the world. It is formed from the Blue Nile, which originates at Lake Tana in Ethiopia, and the White Nile, which originates at Lake Victoria.

16. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 8 The Great Africa Rift Valley – How long is it? Where does it start and end? Where is it go through?

17. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 8 - Answers The Rift Valley extends more than 4,830 km (3,000 mi) from Syria in south-western Asia to Mozambique in south-eastern Africa.

18. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 9 Namib Desert – How big is it? Where is it? Where does it go through?

19. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 9 - Answers The Namib is the world's oldest desert, and the only desert in Africa inhabited by elephant. The Namib stretches for more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) along the Atlantic coasts of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa

20. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 10 The Sahara Desert – How big is it? Where is it? Where does it go through?

21. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Question 10 - Answers The Sahara is the world’s largest hot desert. It is third largest desert overall after Antarctica and the Arctic, which are cold deserts. At 3.6 million square miles (9.4 million square kilometers), the Saharaengulfs most of North Africa, including Egypt, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Western Sahara, Sudan and Tunisia.

22. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 1 There are around 650 million mobile phone users in Africa. How many more users is that compared to the 76 million UK users?

23. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 1 650 million – 76 million = 574 million or 574,000,000

24. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 2 1 person in 5 in Africa has electricity. If the population is 1 billion, how many people have and do not have electricity?

25. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 2 1billion ÷ 5 = 200 million 200 million have electricity 800 million do not have electricity Remember, 1 Billion is 1000 million = 1,000,000,000

26. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 3 Only 15% of Africans have access to the internet. If the population is 1 billion, how many people is that?

27. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 3 1 billion ÷ 100 = 10,000,000 10,000,000 x 15 = 150,000,000 or 150 million

28. Geo Maths – Send a Cow Education Facts and Figures – Question 4 Which countries do you think are bigger than the African continent and how big are they? Fill in the table within the worksheet. Do not find the size of Africa until after this activity; we want you to make an educated guess!

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