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