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African Countries & their Capitals, the Population of the Country,
and the Size of the Country

Country

Capital

Population

Area in sq. miles

Algeria

Algiers

30, 480, 793

919,595 sq. miles

Angola

Luanda

10,864,512

481,354 sq. miles

Benin

Porto Novo

6,100,799

43,484 sq. miles

Botswana

Gaborone

1,448,454

224,607 sq. miles

Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou

12,266,293

105,869 sq. miles

Burundi

Bujumbura

5,537,387

10,747 sq. miles

Cameroon

Yaounde

15,029,433

183,569 sq. miles

Cape Verde

Praia

399,857

1,557 sq. miles

Central African Republic

Bangui

3,375,771

240,324 sq. miles

Chad

N'djamena

7,359,512

495,755 sq. miles

Comoros

Moroni

545,528

719 sq. miles

Congo

Brazzaville

2,658,123

132,000 sq. miles

Cote D'Ivoire

Abidjan

15,446,231

124,503 sq. miles

Djibouti

Djibouti

440,727

8,958 sq. miles

Egypt

Cairo

66,050,004

385,229 sq. miles

Equatorial Guinea

Malabo

454,001

10,045  sq. miles

Eritrea

Asmara

3,842,436

46,774 sq. miles

Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

58,390,351

437,600 sq. miles

Gabon

Libreville

1,207,844

103,347 sq. miles

Gambia

Banjui

1,291,858

4,361 sq. miles

Ghana

Accra

18,497,206

92,090 sq, miles

Guinea

Conakry

7,447,110

94,926 sq. miles

Guinea-Bissau

Bissau

1,206,311

13,948 sq. miles

Kenya

Nairobi

21,443,636

224,961 sq. miles

Lesotho

Maseru

2,089,829

11,720 sq. miles

Liberia

Monrovia

2,771,901

38,250 sq. miles

Libya

Tripoli

5,690,727

678,400 sq. miles

Madagascar

Antananarivo

14,462,509

226,658 sq. miles

Malawi

Lilongue

9,840,474

45,747 sq. miles

Mali

Bamako

10,108,569

478,841 sq. miles

Mauritania

Nouakchott

2,511,473

397,955 sq. miles

Mauritius

Port Louis

1,168,256

790 sq. miles

Morocco

Rabat

29,114,497

175,186 sq. miles

Mozambique

Maputo

18,641,460

308,642 sq. miles

Namibia

Windhock

1,622,328

317,252 sq. miles

Niger

Niamey

9,671,848

489,191 sq. miles

Nigeria

Abuja

110,532,242

356,669 sq. miles

Rwanda

Kigali

7,956,172

10,169 sq. miles

Sao Tome & Principe

Sao Tome

150,123

386 sq. miles

Senegal

Dakar

9,723,149

75,955 sq. miles

Seychelles

Victoria

78,641

175 sq. miles

Sierra Leone

Freetown

5,080,004

27,699 sq. miles

Somalia

Mogadishu

6,841,695

246,201 sq. miles

South Africa

Pretoria

30,986,918

470,693 sq. miles

Sudan

Khartoum

33,550,552

967,490 sq. miles

Swaziland

Mbane

996,462

6,704 sq. miles

Tanzania

Dar-es-Salaam

30,608,769

364,900 sq. miles

Togo

Lome

4,905,827

21,925 sq. miles

Tunisia

Tunis

9,380,404

63,482 sq. miles

Uganda

Kampala

22,200,000

93,065 sq. miles

Zaire

Kinshasa

49,000,511

905,365 sq. miles

Zambia

Lusaka

9,460,736

290,586 sq. miles

Zimbabwe

Harare

11,044,147

150,873 sq. miles

Main Source: Africa is Not a Country: It's a Continent  by Dr. Arthur Lewin