20 facts and secrets everyone should know about the Sahara Desert


April 16, 2021

If you look on a map of all that is located in North Africa, you will not be able to miss the Sahara! It is one of the largest deserts in the world, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the northern Mediterranean and the Red Sea. In terms of plans, it almost looks like it has invaded the entire northern part of the continent. That said, it contains many interesting places and many secrets that make it even more essential. 

20. A giant desert

The first thing you need to know about the Sahara is that it is constantly getting bigger. The desert is growing larger every year and now measures more than 5.7 million km². And it’s not going to stop any time soon!