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African Countries- Capital Cities,– Africa is the second-largest continent in the world in both area and population. It is an almost entirely isolated landmass with only a small land bridge in the northeast, connecting the African Mainland with Western Asia.

African Countries- Capital Cities

How many countries are there in Africa? 48 countries share the area of mainland Africa, plus six island nations are considered to be part of the continent. All in all, there are 54 sovereign African countries and two disputed areas, namely Somaliland and Western Sahara. See  the list of African countries we provided  below.

According to United Nation, An estimated 1.34 billion people live in the second-largest continent, representing about 14 percent of the world’s population (as of 2020). By far the most populous country in Africa is Nigeria, with a population of more than 190 million.

The list below will help you learn the 55 African Countries- Capital Cities to best decide which country is best for your business strategies.

African Countries And Their Capital Cities:

What are the 54 countries in Africa and their capitals? Below are the full list of African countries and their capital cities:

      1. Algeria – …………..Algiers
      2. Angola – ………….Luanda
      3. Benin – …………..Porto-Novo
      4. Botswana – ………Gaborone
      5. Burundi – ………….Bujumbura
      6. Burkina Faso –………Ouagadougou
      7. Cameroon – ……..Yaoundé
      8. Cape Verde – ………Praia
      9. Central African Republic – …….Bangui
      10. Chad – …………….N’Djamena
      11. Comoros – …………..Moroni
      12. Cote d’Ivoire – ………Yamoussoukro
      13. DR Congo – ………Kinshasa
      14. Djibouti – ……….Djibouti City
      15. Egypt –…………… Cairo
      16. Equatorial Guinea –……. Malabo
      17. Eritrea – ………..Asmara
      18. Ethiopia – ……….Addis Ababa
      19. Gabon – …….Libreville
      20. Gambia – ………Banjul
      21. Ghana – ……….Accra
      22. Guinea – ……….Conakry
      23. Guinea-Bissau – ……Bissau
      24. Kenya –…….. Nairobi
      25. Lesotho – ……..Maseru
      26. Liberia –…….. Monrovia
      27. Libya – ……..Tripoli
      28. Madagascar – …..Antananarivo
      29. Malawi –……. Lilongwe
      30. Mali – …….Bamako
      31. Mauritania – ….Nouakchott
      32. Mauritius – ….Port Louis
      33. Morocco – ……..Rabat
      34. Mozambique – ……Maputo
      35. Namibia –……. Windhoek
      36. Niger – …………Niamey
      37. Nigeria – ……..Abuja
      38. Republic of the Congo –…… Brazzaville
      39. Réunion – …..Saint-Denis
      40. Rwanda – ……….Kigali
      41. São Tomé and Principe – …..São Tomé
      42. Senegal – ……..Dakar
      43. Seychelles – ……….Victoria
      44. Sierra Leone – ……..Freetown
      45. Somalia –………..Mogadishu
      46. South Africa – ….Pretoria
      47. South Sudan –……. Juba
      48. Sudan – ………Khartoum
      49. Swaziland – ……Mbabane
      50. Tanzania – …….Dodoma
      51. Togo – …….Lomé
      52. Tunisia – …….Tunis
      53. Uganda –…… Kampala
      54. Zambia – ……..Lusaka
      55. Zimbabwe – …….Harare

List Of  Geographic Region In Africa:

The 55 members are grouped into five major geographic regions below. Other  physical regions part of Africa are  the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian Highlands, the savanna, the Swahili Coast, the rainforest and  the African Great Lakes.

    • North Africa:
    • West Africa
    • Central Africa
    • East Africa
    • Southern Africa
1. North Africa:

The Northern Africa (as used by the United Nations) refers to the portion of Africa along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea (except for Sudan).

In the northwest, the Atlas Mountains dominate the area. South of the Mediterranean coastal strip stretches the Sahara from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Red Sea in the east.

There are six countries in Northern Africa and one disputed territory, Western Sahara. According to the United Nations Population Division, approximately 242 million people live in Northern Africa.

2. West Africa:

The Western Africa mostly refers to the countries north of the Gulf of Guinea in the north-western part of the continent. West Africa is located in the southern part of the so-called hump of Africa; it is bounded in the north by the Sahara desert and the Sahel zone.

There are sixteen countries in West Africa and one British Overseas Territory, Saint Helena. According to the United Nations Population Division, an estimated 392 million people live in West Africa.

3. Central Africa:

Central Africa or Middle Africa (as used by the United Nations) refers to the tropical central portion of the African continent.

There are nine countries in Central Africa, including the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe.

According to the United Nations Population Division, approximately 174 million people live in Central Africa.

4. East Africa:

East Africa or Eastern Africa, is the eastern portion of the African continent; it includes Madagascar and other, smaller islands.

In a narrower sense, the term East Africa may refer to the former British colonial areas of present-day Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

According to the United Nations Population Division, roughly 445 million people live in East Africa

5. Southern Africa:

Southern Africa is the southern portion of the African continent, bounded by the South Atlantic Ocean in the west and the Indian Ocean in the east. The United Nations geoscheme lists five countries in Southern Africa, with a total population of about 67 million people.

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