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Largest cities in Africa

There are 44 cities in Africa with a population of more than 1,000,000 people.

You can sort the largest cities in Africa: by countriesby population

Largest cities in Africa
CityNoCountryPopulationContinent
Abidjan1.Ivory Coast3,677,115Africa
Accra2.Ghana1,963,264Africa
Addis Ababa3.Ethiopia2,757,729Africa
Al Jizah4.Egypt2,443,203Africa
Alexandria5.Egypt3,811,516Africa
Algiers6.Algeria1,977,663Africa
Antananarivo7.Madagascar1,391,433Africa
Bamako8.Mali1,297,281Africa
Benin City9.Nigeria1,125,058Africa
Brazzaville10.Republic of the Congo1,284,609Africa
Cairo11.Egypt7,734,614Africa
Camayenne12.Guinea1,871,242Africa
Cape Town13.South Africa3,433,441Africa
Casablanca14.Morocco3,144,909Africa
Conakry15.Guinea1,767,200Africa
Dakar16.Senegal2,476,400Africa
Dar es Salaam17.Tanzania2,698,652Africa
Douala18.Cameroon1,338,082Africa
Durban19.South Africa3,120,282Africa
Harare20.Zimbabwe1,542,813Africa
Ibadan21.Nigeria3,565,108Africa
Johannesburg22.South Africa2,026,469Africa
Kaduna23.Nigeria1,582,102Africa
Kampala24.Uganda1,353,189Africa
Kano25.Nigeria3,626,068Africa
Khartoum26.Sudan1,974,647Africa
Kinshasa27.Democratic Republic of the Congo7,785,965Africa
Kumasi28.Ghana1,468,609Africa
Lagos29.Nigeria9,000,000Africa
Luanda30.Angola2,776,168Africa
Lubumbashi31.Democratic Republic of the Congo1,373,770Africa
Lusaka32.Zambia1,267,440Africa
Maiduguri33.Nigeria1,112,449Africa
Maputo34.Mozambique1,191,613Africa
Mogadishu35.Somalia2,587,183Africa
Nairobi36.Kenya2,750,547Africa
Omdurman37.Sudan1,200,000Africa
Ouagadougou38.Burkina Faso1,086,505Africa
Port Harcourt39.Nigeria1,148,665Africa
Pretoria40.South Africa1,619,438Africa
Rabat41.Morocco1,655,753Africa
Soweto42.South Africa1,695,047Africa
Tripoli43.Libya1,150,989Africa
Yaounde44.Cameroon1,299,369Africa

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