Africa is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea along the Sinai Peninsula to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the east and the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Kenya is a country in eastern Africa. The equator goes through Kenya. Kenya covers 224,081 square miles, which is 580,367 square kilometers. Africa is 30,211,532 square kilometers in area which is 11,668,599 square miles. 12.7% of the world is Africa.