Facts and figures about Africa at a glanceAfrica is one of the seven continents in the world. There are a total of 58 countries and territories in Africa with a total population of 1,015,470,588 people. Thus, Africa is the continent with the second highest population in the world. Since Africa is with an area of 30,221,532 sqkm the second largest continent in the world, the population density is with 33.6 people per sqkm still relatively moderate.
|Africa||AF||58||30,221,532 km2||1,015,470,588 people||33.6|
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Map of Africa
Search countries in Africa by nameEnter the name of the country you are looking for in Africa in the search box and click on the button "Search". A few moments later, you will see all related search results of places in Africa.
Search countries in Africa by first letterIf you prefer you can search any country in Africa by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the Africa country index. All countries in Africa starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain country maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such countries in Africa.
Follow the hierarchy in AfricaYou can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent Africa, over a country in Africa, a region in Africa to a certain place or city in Africa, as all continents, countries, places and cities in Africa are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.
Start your journey around the world right away on this page. Simply click on the country in Africa you wish to see information on.
List countries in AfricaIf you would rather have all countries in Africa listed on one page please click here: All countries in Africa.
Largest cities in AfricaThere are 18 cities in Africa with a population of more than 2,000,000 people.
|Kinshasa||2.||7,785,965 people||Democratic Republic of the Congo||Africa|
|Abidjan||5.||3,677,115 people||Ivory Coast||Africa|
|Cape Town||8.||3,433,441 people||South Africa||Africa|
|Durban||10.||3,120,282 people||South Africa||Africa|
|Addis Ababa||12.||2,757,729 people||Ethiopia||Africa|
|Dar es Salaam||14.||2,698,652 people||Tanzania||Africa|
|Al Jizah||17.||2,443,203 people||Egypt||Africa|
|Johannesburg||18.||2,026,469 people||South Africa||Africa|
View the largest cities in Africa with a population of more than 1,000,000 people.