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This is the African map with capital showing all the African countries, capitals, popular cities, lakes, rivers, creek, estuary and geographical features.

Africa Map of Countries and Capitals

Africa Map with Capitals


Africa Map with Capitals


List of African Countries and Capitals

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All capital cities in Africa listed by country
Country Capital city

A

Algeria Algiers
Angola Luanda

B

Benin Porto-Novo
Botswana Gaborone
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Burundi Gitega

C

Cabo Verde Praia
Cameroon Yaounde
Central African Republic Bangui
Chad N’Djamena
Comoros Moroni
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa
Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville
Cote d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro

D

Djibouti Djibouti (city)

E

Egypt Cairo
Equatorial Guinea Malabo (de jure),
Oyala (seat of government)
Eritrea Asmara
Eswatini
(formerly Swaziland)
Mbabane (administrative),
Lobamba (legislative, royal)
Ethiopia Addis Ababa

G

Gabon Libreville
Gambia Banjul
Ghana Accra
Guinea Conakry
Guinea-Bissau Bissau

K

Kenya Nairobi

L

Lesotho Maseru
Liberia Monrovia
Libya Tripoli

 

Country Capital city

M

Madagascar Antananarivo
Malawi Lilongwe
Mali Bamako
Mauritania Nouakchott
Mauritius Port Louis
Morocco Rabat
Mozambique Maputo

N

Namibia Windhoek
Niger Niamey
Nigeria Abuja

R

Rwanda Kigali

S

Sao Tome and Principe São Tomé
Senegal Dakar
Seychelles Victoria
Sierra Leone Freetown
Somalia Mogadishu
South Africa Pretoria (administrative),
Cape Town (legislative),
Bloemfontein (judicial)
South Sudan Juba
Sudan Khartoum

T

Tanzania Dodoma
Togo Lomé
Tunisia Tunis

U

Uganda Kampala

Z

Zambia Lusaka
Zimbabwe Harare

 


Africa Map of Countries and Capitals By The CIA

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Facts about the African map

Here some Fact about the map of Africa:

  • Africa has 54 countries. The western Sahara is an autonomous region.
  • Ethiopia and Liberia are the only African countries not to be colonised by Europe.
  • The oldest populated area in the world is Africa.
  • Africa is the second most populated continent in the world and the world’s youngest continent.
  • Africa is still the world’s most impoverished continent.
  • The world second largest continent is Africa.
  • Africa is the hottest continent in the world.
  • The world second driest continent is Africa.
  • Africa is a very high rainfall variability.
  • More than 200 million Africans are chronically malnourished.
  • Africa’s largest cities are Lagos, Cairo, Kinshasa, Johannesburg, Abuja, Khartoum, Dar es Salaam, Alexandria, Abidjan, Algiers, Kano, Casablanca, Ibadan, Nairobi, Addis Ababa, and Accra.

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Regions of Africa Map

Africa is divided into five regions: East, South, West, North and Central.

Western Africa

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde (Cape Verde), Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger
Nigeria, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom Overseas Territory), Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.

Northern Africa

Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Sudan.

East Africa

Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda, Somalia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia

Central Africa

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo Republic – Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé & Principe.

Southern Africa

Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.


Table of African countries, population, growth rates and area

Rank Country Population 2020 Growth Rate Area
1 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.58% 923,768 km²
2 Ethiopia 114,963,588 2.57% 1,104,300 km²
3 Egypt 102,334,404 1.94% 1,002,450 km²
4 Dr Congo 89,561,403 3.19% 2,344,858 km²
5 Tanzania 59,734,218 2.98% 945,087 km²
6 South Africa 59,308,690 1.28% 1,221,037 km²
7 Kenya 53,771,296 2.28% 580,367 km²
8 Uganda 45,741,007 3.32% 241,550 km²
9 Algeria 43,851,044 1.85% 2,381,741 km²
10 Sudan 43,849,260 2.42% 1,886,068 km²
11 Morocco 36,910,560 1.20% 446,550 km²
12 Angola 32,866,272 3.27% 1,246,700 km²
13 Mozambique 31,255,435 2.93% 801,590 km²
14 Ghana 31,072,940 2.15% 238,533 km²
15 Madagascar 27,691,018 2.68% 587,041 km²
16 Cameroon 26,545,863 2.59% 475,442 km²
17 Ivory Coast 26,378,274 2.57% 322,463 km²
18 Niger 24,206,644 3.84% 1,267,000 km²
19 Burkina Faso 20,903,273 2.86% 272,967 km²
20 Mali 20,250,833 3.02% 1,240,192 km²
21 Malawi 19,129,952 2.69% 118,484 km²
22 Zambia 18,383,955 2.93% 752,612 km²
23 Senegal 16,743,927 2.75% 196,722 km²
24 Chad 16,425,864 3.00% 1,284,000 km²
25 Somalia 15,893,222 2.92% 637,657 km²
26 Zimbabwe 14,862,924 1.49% 390,757 km²
27 Guinea 13,132,795 2.83% 245,857 km²
28 Rwanda 12,952,218 2.58% 26,338 km²
29 Benin 12,123,200 2.73% 112,622 km²
30 Burundi 11,890,784 3.12% 27,834 km²
31 Tunisia 11,818,619 1.06% 163,610 km²
32 South Sudan 11,193,725 1.19% 619,745 km²
33 Togo 8,278,724 2.43% 56,785 km²
34 Sierra Leone 7,976,983 2.10% 71,740 km²
35 Libya 6,871,292 1.39% 1,759,540 km²
36 Republic Of The Congo 5,518,087 2.56% 342,000 km²
37 Liberia 5,057,681 2.44% 111,369 km²
38 Central African Republic 4,829,767 1.78% 622,984 km²
39 Mauritania 4,649,658 2.74% 1,030,700 km²
40 Eritrea 3,546,421 1.41% 117,600 km²
41 Namibia 2,540,905 1.86% 825,615 km²
42 Gambia 2,416,668 2.94% 10,689 km²
43 Botswana 2,351,627 2.08% 582,000 km²
44 Gabon 2,225,734 2.45% 267,668 km²
45 Lesotho 2,142,249 0.80% 30,355 km²
46 Guinea Bissau 1,968,001 2.45% 36,125 km²
47 Equatorial Guinea 1,402,985 3.47% 28,051 km²
48 Mauritius 1,271,768 0.17% 2,040 km²
49 Swaziland 1,160,164 1.05% 17,364 km²
50 Djibouti 988,000 1.48% 23,200 km²
51 Reunion 895,312 0.72% 2,511 km²
52 Comoros 869,601 2.20% 1,862 km²
53 Western Sahara 597,339 2.55% 266,000 km²
54 Cape Verde 555,987 1.10% 4,033 km²
55 Mayotte 272,815 2.50% 374 km²
56 Sao Tome And Principe 219,159 1.91% 964 km²
57 Seychelles 98,347 0.62% 452 km²

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