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DJERBA ISLAND IN TUNISIA
Djerba, an island off the coast of Tunisia, is known for Mediterranean beaches and whitewashed desert towns influenced by Berber, Arab, Jewish and African cultures. Houmt Souk is the main city, known for its handicraft markets, fishing port and 16th-century fortress, Borj el Kebir. To the south is El Ghriba synagogue, a pilgrimage site for North African Jews.
Area: 514 km²
Location: Gulf of Gabès
Population: 163,726 (2014)
Largest settlement: Houmt El Souk (pop. 75,904)
It boasts beautiful sandy beaches and a peaceful and silent countryside.
NOSY BE IN MADAGASCAR
Nosy Be is an island off the northwest coast of Madagascar. Nosy Be is Madagascar’s largest and busiest tourist resort. It has an area of 320.02 square kilometres and its population was officially estimated at 73,010 in 2013.
Despite being Madagascar’s number-one beach destination, the island of Nosy Be remains relatively low-key. It’s the most expensive destination in Madagascar, and rooms can cost twice as much here as on the mainland.
Mohéli, also known as Mwali, is an autonomous island in that forms part of the Union of the Comoros. Mohéli is located in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Africa.
It is the smallest of the four major Comoro Islands. Its main ethnic group, as on the other Comoros islands Grande Comore and Anjouan as well as the French territory Mayotte, is the Comorian ethnic group, a synthesis of Bantu, Arab, Malay and Malagasy culture, and the main religion is Sunni Islam.
SAL ISLAND IN CAPE VERDE
Island in Cape Verde
Sal is an island in Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa. In the east, Pedra de Lume is the site of a former salt mine in the crater of an extinct volcano, with reputedly therapeutic salt water. North of the capital city, Espargos, the Terra Boa mirage appears as a lake in the desert landscape. The island’s white-sand beaches include the long, half-moon shore at Santa Maria, a busy town on the southern coast.
Area: 216 km²
Max length: 30 km
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Population: 20,702 (2010)
Largest settlement: Espargos, Cape Verde
It is the most popular island of cape verde.
SAO TOME ISLAND
The islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, situated in the equatorial Atlantic and Gulf of Guinea about 300 and 250 kilometres (190 and 160 mi), respectively, off the northwest coast of Gabon, constitute Africa’s second-smallest country.
The islands of São Tomé and Príncipe were uninhabited at the time of the arrival of the Portuguese sometime between 1469 and 1471.
São Tomé Island, at 854 km², is the largest island of São Tomé and Príncipe and is home to about 157,000 or 96% of the nation’s population. This island and smaller nearby islets make up São Tomé Province, which is divided into six districts.
Elevation: 2,024 m
Area: 854 km²
Pop. density: 183.84 /km2 (476.14 /sq mi)
Peak: Pico de São Tomé
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