Sahara (Northern Africa) : The World’s Largest Hot Desert

Sahara Desert is the largest desert in the world. The name “Sahara” is taken from Arabic, meaning “desert. ” Arabic in turn took from the Sumerian language.

Located in the northern Saharan Africa and 2.5 million years old. This desert stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. From the Mediterranean Sea in the north to the Sahel in the south. From Mauritania in the west to Egypt in the east. This desert divides the continent of Africa into North Africa and Africa “are true. ” Both parts of this continent are very different, both in climate and culture. This vast desert around 9 million km2.

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