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Cities in Africa

Major Cities in Africa
Morocco Western Sahara Mauritania Senegal The Gambia Guinea Bissau Guinea Sierra Leone Liberia Cote D'Ivoire Ghana Togo Benin Nigeria Niger Burkina Faso Mali Tunisia Algeria Chad Cameroon Equatorial Guinea Gabon Rep. of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo Burundi Rwanda Uganda Kenya Tanzania Central African Republic South Sudan Sudan Libya Egypt Eritrea Djibouti Somalia Ethiopia Malawi Zimbabwe Zambia Namibia Angola Mozambique Swaziland Lesotho Botswana South Africa Madagascar Sant Helena EUROPE CITIES ASIA CITIES Cape Verde Seychelles
Description : Map showing all the major cities in Africa. Disclaimer
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With total of 53 countries, Africa is the second largest continent in the world. Some of the most popular cities of Africa include:
  • Cairo - The capital of Egypt, it is the most populous city of Africa.
  • Lagos - The commercial capital of Nigeria, it is the most populous city of the most populous nation of Africa.
  • Johannesberg - The largest city of South Africa, it stands as a reminiscent of struggle against apartheid.
  • Cape Town - One of the well-known cities of South Africa, Cape Town is popular world wide for its Table Mountain and Cape Point.
  • Alexandria - This city of Egypt is probably the oldest inhabited city of the world. The former capital of Egypt, it is the place where the mighty Nile meets the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Kinshasa - Resting amicably on the banks of the river Congo, this capital city of the Democratic Republic of Congo is another significant city of Africa. Hub of the economic affairs of the nation, it is also the epicenter of some of the greatest music genres of Africa.
  • Kano - The third largest city of Nigeria, it is the administrative center of the country.
Major Cities in Africa
CityCountryCity PopulationUrban Area Population
LagosNigeria80292009123200
CairoEgypt776470015546100
KinshasaCongo Dem Republic63011007527500
AlexandriaEgypt38063004345800
CasablancaMorocco33443003344300
AbidjanCote d’ Ivoire (Ivory Coast)33105003972300
KanoNigeria32487003519500
IbadanNigeria30784003670400
Cape TownSouth Africa26860003086600
Addis AbabaEthiopia26385002638500
GizaEgypt25410002541000
NairobiKenya25108003043100
Dar es SalaamTanzania24561002456100
DakarSenegal23840002384000
DurbanSouth Africa23549002354900
LuandaAngola21934002640500
TripoliLibya18906002271800
HarareZimbabwe18644002264200
AlgiersAlgeria16960003815900
OmdurmanSudan16700001670000
JohannesburgSouth Africa16464005014000
AccraGhana16054002756100
RabatMorocco16007001600700
ConakryGuinea15958001595800
KadunaNigeria14589001458900
KhartoumSudan12445005862500
DoualaCameroon12391001449400
PretoriaSouth Africa12282001514800
SowetoSouth Africa12211001221100
LusakaZambia12182001720800
MogadishuSomalia11831001183100
BrazzavilleCongo11338001133800
YaoundéCameroon11225001356600
MaputoMozambique10881001639300
LubumbashiCongo Dem Republic10746001074600
Port HarcourtNigeria10539001190600
BeninNigeria10516001051600
FreetownSierra Leone10321001032100
Subra al-HaymahEgypt995800995800
MaiduguriNigeria971700971700
KampalaUganda9534001146700
BulawayoZimbabwe927600927600
FezMorocco921200921200
BamakoMali9067001130800
Mbuji-MayiCongo Dem Republic9058001054400
ZariaNigeria898900898900
AntananarivoMadagascar8752001359600
OuagadougouBurkina Faso839800839800
Port ElizabethSouth Africa8339001047600
KolweziCongo Dem Republic803900803900

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