Note: An earlier version of this quiz incorrectly stated the number of African countries. This quiz does not include the island countries of Mauritius, Cape Verde, Sao Tome and Principe, Comoros, and Seychelles. Published August 1, 2014.
Do you know Africa?
By Kevin Schaul, Published: August 1, 2014
Many of Africa’s leaders will be in town next week attending a White House summit. The continent’s mainland is shared among nearly 50 countries — many of which rarely make U.S. headlines. How familiar are you with Africa’s geography?
The state of Africa
Here's how African countries measure up in matters of government, health, quality of life, and money.
Road closures during the Africa Leaders Summit
The Africa Leaders Summit, which takes place Monday, August 4, through Thursday, August 7, will lead to road closures and parking restrictions in the District.