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[Quiz] Test your knowledge of African countries and their nicknames


Welcome to Face2Face Africa quiz series that tests your knowledge of Africa and anything African. We ask ten questions based on themes ranging from politics, history, geography, culture, entertainment and many more.

Today, we are all about African countries and their nicknames. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of these monikers.

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Popular nicknames of African countries you should know


Some countries on the motherland have rather unique nicknames usually describing what they are famously known for.

Be it popular landscapes, geographical location or cozy attitude of its locals, just to mention a few, the mere mention of those aliases comes as no surprise to tourists or people who have stepped foot in those countries.

Check a few of them out and share with us your country’s nickname if it wasn’t included!


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