Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 11.7 million sq mi including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area. With 1.0 billion people (as of 2009), it accounts for about 15% of the world’s human population. It has 54 countries, 9 territories and two de facto independent states.
We support a missionary in the country of Niger, Linda Hardy.