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