Origin of AfricaClassical Latin ; from Africa (terra), African (land), feminine of Africus ; from Afer, an African
- (historical) A province of the Roman Empire containing what is now modern Tunisia and portions of Libya.
- The continent that is south of Europe, east of the Atlantic Ocean, west of the Indian Ocean and north of Antarctica. It holds the following countries:
- The Maghreb and the Subsahara are regions of Africa with different geographies.
From Latin Āfrica.