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A to Z of world geography

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Addis Ababa  The capital of Ethiopia, in the Ethiopian Highlands. It has a population of about 3.4 million.

Aegean Sea  Part of the Mediterranean Sea that lies between Turkey and Greece.

Africa  The second largest continent after Asia. Northern Africa is mostly occupied by the Sahara Desert. Farther south, the desert gives way to areas of dry grassland and, nearer the Equator, tropical rainforest. A plateau rises in southern Africa, bordered by mountains in the southeast and desert in the southwest. 

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