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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: alphabeticallyby population

Largest cities in Africa
CityNoCountryPopulationContinent
Algiers1.Algeria1,977,663Africa
Luanda2.Angola2,776,168Africa
Ouagadougou3.Burkina Faso1,086,505Africa
Douala4.Cameroon1,338,082Africa
Yaounde5.Cameroon1,299,369Africa
Kinshasa6.Democratic Republic of the Congo7,785,965Africa
Lubumbashi7.Democratic Republic of the Congo1,373,770Africa
Cairo8.Egypt7,734,614Africa
Alexandria9.Egypt3,811,516Africa
Al Jizah10.Egypt2,443,203Africa
Addis Ababa11.Ethiopia2,757,729Africa
Accra12.Ghana1,963,264Africa
Kumasi13.Ghana1,468,609Africa
Camayenne14.Guinea1,871,242Africa
Conakry15.Guinea1,767,200Africa
Abidjan16.Ivory Coast3,677,115Africa
Nairobi17.Kenya2,750,547Africa
Tripoli18.Libya1,150,989Africa
Antananarivo19.Madagascar1,391,433Africa
Bamako20.Mali1,297,281Africa
Casablanca21.Morocco3,144,909Africa
Rabat22.Morocco1,655,753Africa
Maputo23.Mozambique1,191,613Africa
Lagos24.Nigeria9,000,000Africa
Kano25.Nigeria3,626,068Africa
Ibadan26.Nigeria3,565,108Africa
Kaduna27.Nigeria1,582,102Africa
Port Harcourt28.Nigeria1,148,665Africa
Benin City29.Nigeria1,125,058Africa
Maiduguri30.Nigeria1,112,449Africa
Brazzaville31.Republic of the Congo1,284,609Africa
Dakar32.Senegal2,476,400Africa
Mogadishu33.Somalia2,587,183Africa
Cape Town34.South Africa3,433,441Africa
Durban35.South Africa3,120,282Africa
Johannesburg36.South Africa2,026,469Africa
Soweto37.South Africa1,695,047Africa
Pretoria38.South Africa1,619,438Africa
Khartoum39.Sudan1,974,647Africa
Omdurman40.Sudan1,200,000Africa
Dar es Salaam41.Tanzania2,698,652Africa
Kampala42.Uganda1,353,189Africa
Lusaka43.Zambia1,267,440Africa
Harare44.Zimbabwe1,542,813Africa

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