Monday, July 23, 2018

Central Africa

Central Africa

The National Museum of Slavery (Portuguese: Museu Nacional da Escravatura) is located in Morro da Cruz, Luanda, Angola. The museum was founded in 1997 by the National Institute of Cultural Patrimony, with the objective of depicting the history of slavery in...

Mount Cameroon is an active volcano in Cameroon near the Gulf of Guinea. Also referred as Cameroon Mountain or Fako (the name of the higher of its two peaks) or by its native name Mongo ma Ndemi (“Mountain of Greatness”). It is the highest point in sub-Saharan western...

Pico Basilé (formerly Pico de Santa Isabel) is the highest mountain on the island of Bioko, which is part of Equatorial Guinea. With an altitude of 9,878 ft (3,011 m), it is the summit of the largest and highest...

Cameia National Park is a national park in the Moxico province of Angola, located at about 1100 m above sea level.  It shares its name with the nearby municipality of Cameia. The Cameia–Luacano road forms the northern boundary of the park with...

Dja Faunal Reserve, located in Cameroon, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site inscribed in 1987. Causes of inscription include diversity of species present in the park, the presence of five threatened species, and lack of disturbance within the park. The...

Lopé National Park is a national park in central Gabon.  Although the terrain is mostly rain forest, in the north the park contains the last remnants of grass savannas created in Central Africa during the last Ice Age, 15,000 years ago. It was...