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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 areaby populationby capitals

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