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