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Countries in Africa

There are 58 countries and territories in Africa.

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