7 Facts You Need To Know About Fictional 'Black Panther' Location Wakanda
Here's everything you need to know about Wakanda, the mythical location of 'Black Panther'...
1. Where is Wakanda?
The mythical Black Panther nation Wakanda is located in the East of Africa, according to Marvel comics. Interestingly, the exact location of ‘Wakanda’ has varied throughout the history of the Marvel universe. Some sources claim it is close to Tanzania, while others suggest that it is near Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.
2. What language do they speak in Wakanda?
Although Wakanda is a fictional African nation, the languages spoken there are real. In the Black Panther movie, the official language of Wakanda is Xhosa – one of South Africa’s official languages. Xhosa is closely associated with the South African fight against white colonizers.
3. What are the Black Panther powers?
Black Panther, real name T’Challa, is very different to his superhero peers such as Batman and Superman. His natural senses and physical attributes are significantly boosted by a heart-shaped herb that is passed down to all kings of Wakanda. His strength and agility make him perfectly placed to be protector of Wakanda.
4. What is Vibranium?
Vibranium is a fictional element that helps to power life in Wakanda. The impenetrable metal, which is threaded throughout the Black Panther suit and Captain America’s shield, also powers the Wakandan nation and is often mined.
5. What technology do they use in Wakanda?
The fictional nation of Wakanda is home to the most advanced technology in the world. Powered by Vibranium, the highly sought-after technology fuels all life, vehicles and is a critical part of Black Panther's superhero suit.
6. What does a map of Wakanda look like?
The official map of Wakanda shows the kingdom as a small country bordering Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya.
7. What does the Wakanda flag look like?
The official flag of Wakanda features an image of a red and black panther with yellow eyes, placed in front of a green and red-striped backdrop.