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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 countries

Largest cities in Africa
CityNoCountryPopulationContinent
Lagos1.Nigeria9,000,000Africa
Kinshasa2.Democratic Republic of the Congo7,785,965Africa
Cairo3.Egypt7,734,614Africa
Alexandria4.Egypt3,811,516Africa
Abidjan5.Ivory Coast3,677,115Africa
Kano6.Nigeria3,626,068Africa
Ibadan7.Nigeria3,565,108Africa
Cape Town8.South Africa3,433,441Africa
Casablanca9.Morocco3,144,909Africa
Durban10.South Africa3,120,282Africa
Luanda11.Angola2,776,168Africa
Addis Ababa12.Ethiopia2,757,729Africa
Nairobi13.Kenya2,750,547Africa
Dar es Salaam14.Tanzania2,698,652Africa
Mogadishu15.Somalia2,587,183Africa
Dakar16.Senegal2,476,400Africa
Al Jizah17.Egypt2,443,203Africa
Johannesburg18.South Africa2,026,469Africa
Algiers19.Algeria1,977,663Africa
Khartoum20.Sudan1,974,647Africa
Accra21.Ghana1,963,264Africa
Camayenne22.Guinea1,871,242Africa
Conakry23.Guinea1,767,200Africa
Soweto24.South Africa1,695,047Africa
Rabat25.Morocco1,655,753Africa
Pretoria26.South Africa1,619,438Africa
Kaduna27.Nigeria1,582,102Africa
Harare28.Zimbabwe1,542,813Africa
Kumasi29.Ghana1,468,609Africa
Antananarivo30.Madagascar1,391,433Africa
Lubumbashi31.Democratic Republic of the Congo1,373,770Africa
Kampala32.Uganda1,353,189Africa
Douala33.Cameroon1,338,082Africa
Yaounde34.Cameroon1,299,369Africa
Bamako35.Mali1,297,281Africa
Brazzaville36.Republic of the Congo1,284,609Africa
Lusaka37.Zambia1,267,440Africa
Omdurman38.Sudan1,200,000Africa
Maputo39.Mozambique1,191,613Africa
Tripoli40.Libya1,150,989Africa
Port Harcourt41.Nigeria1,148,665Africa
Benin City42.Nigeria1,125,058Africa
Maiduguri43.Nigeria1,112,449Africa
Ouagadougou44.Burkina Faso1,086,505Africa

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