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Countries in Africa

There are 58 countries and territories in Africa.

You can sort the countries in Africa alphabeticallyby country codesby populationby population densityby capitals

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All countries in Africa
CountryCodeAreaPopulationP/km2Capital
AlgeriaDZ2,381,740.0 km234,586,18414.5Algiers
Democratic Republic of the CongoCD2,345,410.0 km270,916,43930.2Kinshasa
SudanSD1,861,484.0 km235,000,00018.8Khartoum
LibyaLY1,759,540.0 km26,461,4543.7Tripoli
ChadTD1,284,000.0 km210,543,4648.2N'Djamena
NigerNE1,267,000.0 km215,878,27112.5Niamey
AngolaAO1,246,700.0 km213,068,16110.5Luanda
MaliML1,240,000.0 km213,796,35411.1Bamako
South AfricaZA1,219,912.0 km249,000,00040.2Pretoria
EthiopiaET1,127,127.0 km288,013,49178.1Addis Ababa
MauritaniaMR1,030,700.0 km23,205,0603.1Nouakchott
EgyptEG1,001,450.0 km280,471,86980.4Cairo
TanzaniaTZ945,087.0 km241,892,89544.3Dodoma
NigeriaNG923,768.0 km2154,000,000166.7Abuja
NamibiaNA825,418.0 km22,128,4712.6Windhoek
MozambiqueMZ801,590.0 km222,061,45127.5Maputo
ZambiaZM752,614.0 km213,460,30517.9Lusaka
South SudanSS644,329.0 km28,260,49012.8Juba
SomaliaSO637,657.0 km210,112,45315.9Mogadishu
Central African RepublicCF622,984.0 km24,844,9277.8Bangui
BotswanaBW600,370.0 km22,029,3073.4Gaborone
MadagascarMG587,040.0 km221,281,84436.3Antananarivo
KenyaKE582,650.0 km240,046,56668.7Nairobi
CameroonCM475,440.0 km219,294,14940.6Yaounde
MoroccoMA446,550.0 km231,627,42870.8Rabat
ZimbabweZW390,580.0 km211,651,85829.8Harare
Republic of the CongoCG342,000.0 km23,039,1268.9Brazzaville
Ivory CoastCI322,460.0 km221,058,79865.3Yamoussoukro
Burkina FasoBF274,200.0 km216,241,81159.2Ouagadougou
GabonGA267,667.0 km21,545,2555.8Libreville
Western Sahara*EH266,000.0 km2273,0081.0Laayoune / El Aaiun
GuineaGN245,857.0 km210,324,02542.0Conakry
GhanaGH239,460.0 km224,339,838101.6Accra
UgandaUG236,040.0 km233,398,682141.5Kampala
SenegalSN196,190.0 km212,323,25262.8Dakar
TunisiaTN163,610.0 km210,589,02564.7Tunis
EritreaER121,320.0 km25,792,98447.7Asmara
MalawiMW118,480.0 km215,447,500130.4Lilongwe
BeninBJ112,620.0 km29,056,01080.4Porto-Novo
LiberiaLR111,370.0 km23,685,07633.1Monrovia
Sierra LeoneSL71,740.0 km25,245,69573.1Freetown
TogoTG56,785.0 km26,587,239116.0Lome
Guinea-BissauGW36,120.0 km21,565,12643.3Bissau
LesothoLS30,355.0 km21,919,55263.2Maseru
Equatorial GuineaGQ28,051.0 km21,014,99936.2Malabo
BurundiBI27,830.0 km29,863,117354.4Bujumbura
RwandaRW26,338.0 km211,055,976419.8Kigali
DjiboutiDJ23,000.0 km2740,52832.2Djibouti
SwazilandSZ17,363.0 km21,354,05178.0Mbabane
GambiaGM11,300.0 km21,593,256141.0Banjul
Cape VerdeCV4,033.0 km2508,659126.1Praia
Reunion*RE2,517.0 km2776,948308.7Saint-Denis
ComorosKM2,170.0 km2773,407356.4Moroni
MauritiusMU2,040.0 km21,294,104634.4Port Louis
Sao Tome and PrincipeST1,001.0 km2175,808175.6Sao Tome
SeychellesSC455.0 km288,340194.2Victoria
Saint Helena*SH410.0 km27,46018.2Jamestown
Mayotte*YT374.0 km2159,042425.2Mamoudzou
Total: 58--1,015,470,588Ø 91.3-

There are 54 independent countries and 4 territories or political entities in Africa.

*) The territories or political entities are marked with *. Please check the respective country pages for further details.

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