Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Africa in perspective

(From Chris Blattman, via Lane Kenworthy)

See HERE ... or click on the image below.
People often underestimate quite how large Africa is [....] As you can see, Africa is larger than China, the USA, Western Europe, India, Argentina and the British Isles ... combined!
(And to put that in another perspective, the total GDP of all of the 48 countries of sub-Saharan Africa, if I remember correctly, is about the same as Belgium's.)

--Jeff Weintraub