When you think of Africa being big, the first thing that pops to mind is usually an image of a vast savannah full of migrating wildlife. While we are lucky enough to have those kind of experiences available to us, especially in South Africa, the true size and scope of the African continent, from a sheer land mass point of view, can sometimes escape us.

Thankfully, people like Kai Krause are at hand with image-creating abilities to educate us and the rest of the world on just how big Africa is. The infographic in question by squeezes in some of the largest countries including the US and China as well as all of Eastern Europe, in a puzzle that covers the African continent.

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