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List of All African Countries and Their Capitals

This article is specifically written to feed readers wit the full List of All African Countries and Their Capitals which is arranged in an alphabetical order for more clarity. Here you would also see the estimated total population of the people living in the African continent and facts about African countries.

List of All African Countries and Their Capitals

Africa has a total number of countries to be 55. Being the second largest continent in the world in terms of land mass and population, measuring about 11.7 million square miles in territorial space which also has upto 1.1 billion people (citizens) in it is surrounded by water from all directions with clearly defined borders and it’s map is regarded as the most beautiful map because of it’s shape.

Here are the list of seas/oceans that surround and differentiate the borders of the map of Africa completely from other continents of the world:

  • The Mediterranean Sea
  • The Suez Canal
  • The Red Sea
  • The Indian Ocean and,
  • The Atlantic Ocean.
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As said earlier, Africa has a total of 55 countries and these countries which were formally ruled and controlled by their colonial masters (Like European countries, United States of America and others) but are now independent and have their sovereign states.
Additionally, African Union has played important role in uniting all the nations in Africa.

Some Facts About African Countries

1. Algeria is the biggest country in Africa in terms of land mass. Occupying about 7% of the African continent.
2. Seychelles is the smallest country in Africa in terms of land mass.
3. Nigeria is the most populous black nation in the continent of Africa.
4. The largest city in Africa in terms of population and size is Lagos in Nigeria.
5. Civilization started in Egypt.

List of All African Countries and Their Capitals

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