Encyclopedia of Tourism

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Africa, tourism

  • João SarmentoEmail author
  • Bradley Rink
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-01669-6_230-3
Africa is the second largest continent (30 million km2) with 26,000 km of coastline (Fig. 1). It is also the second most populated continent with approximately one billion inhabitants unevenly distributed over 54 sovereign states.


Tourism Development Tourism Product Tourism Organization South African Tourism Charter Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of MinhoGuimarãesPortugal
  2. 2.University of LisbonLisbonPortugal
  3. 3.Department of Geography, Environmental Studies & TourismUniversity of the Western CapeBellvilleSouth africa