Number of Countries in Africa and their Capitals

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Africa Introduction:

Africa the second largest continent and home world’s biggest desert. Africa has maximum countries than any other continent. There are more 1000 languages are spoken in Africa. Nile, the longest river in world (6695 kms) is also in Africa

Algeria

Algeria Flag

Algeria Flag

Capital: Algiers
Currency: Algerian Dinar
Primary Language: Arabic, French
Population: 40,375,954
Country Calling Code (ISD): +213

Angola

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Angola Flag

Capital: Luanda
Currency: Kwanza
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 25,830,958
Country Calling Code (ISD): +244

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Benin

Benin Country Flag

Benin Country Flag

Capital: Porto-Novo
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 11,166,658
Country Calling Code (ISD): +229

Botswana

Botswana National Flag

Botswana National Flag

Capital: Gaborone
Currency: Pula
Primary Language: English, Tswana
Population: 2,303,820
Country Calling Code (ISD): +267

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Flag

Burkina Faso Flag

Capital: Ouagadougou
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 18,633,725
Country Calling Code (ISD): +226

Burundi

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Burundi Flag

Capital: Bujumbura
Currency: Burundi Franc
Primary Language: Kirundi
Population: 11,552,561
Country Calling Code (ISD): +257

Cameroon

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Cameroon Flag

Capital: Yaounde
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French, English
Population: 23,924,407
Country Calling Code (ISD): +237

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Country Flag

Cape Verde Country Flag

Capital: Praia
Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 526,993
Country Calling Code (ISD): +238

Central African Republic

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Central African Republic Flag

Capital: Bangui
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Sango, French
Population: 4,998,493
Country Calling Code (ISD): +236

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Chad

Chad National Flag

Chad National Flag

Capital: N’Djamena
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French, Arabic
Population: 14,496,739
Country Calling Code (ISD): +235

Comoros

Comoros Flag

Comoros Flag

Capital of the Comoros: Moroni
Currency: Comorian Franc
Primary Language: Comorian, Arabic, French
Population: 807,118
Country Calling Code (ISD): +269

Congo

Congo Flag

Congo Flag

Capital: Brazzaville
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 4,740,992
Country Calling Code (ISD): +242

Democratic Republic Of the Congo

Democratic Republic Of the Congo Flag

Democratic Republic Of the Congo Flag

Capital: Kinshasa
Currency: Congolese Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 79,722,624
Country Calling Code (ISD): +243

Djibouti

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Djibouti Flag

Capital: Djibouti
Currency: Djiboutian Franc
Primary Language: Arabic, French
Population: 899,598
Country Calling Code (ISD): +253

Egypt

Egypt National Flag

Egypt National Flag

Capital: Cairo
Currency: Egyptian Pound
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 93,383,574
Country Calling Code (ISD): +20

Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea Flag

Equatorial Guinea Flag

Capital: Malabo
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Spanish, French, Portuguese
Population: 869,587
Country Calling Code (ISD): +240

Eritrea

Eritrea Country Flag

Eritrea Country Flag

Capital: Asmara
Currency: Nakfa
Primary Language: Arabic, Tigrinya, English
Population: 5,351,680
Country Calling Code (ISD): +291

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia National Flag

Ethiopia National Flag

Capital: Addis Ababa
Currency: Birr
Primary Language: Amharic
Population: 101,853,268
Country Calling Code (ISD): +251

Gabon

Gabon Country Flag

Gabon Country Flag

Capital: Libreville
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 1,763,142
Country Calling Code (ISD): +241

Gambia

Gambia Country

Gambia Country

Capital: Banjul
Currency: Dalasi
Primary Language: English
Population: 2,054,986
Country Calling Code (ISD): +220

Ghana

Ghana Country Flag

Ghana Country Flag

Capital: Accra
Currency: Ghanaian Cedi
Primary Language: English
Population: 28,033,375
Country Calling Code (ISD): +233

Guinea

Guinea National Flag

Guinea National Flag

Capital: Conakry
Currency: Guinean Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 12,947,122
Country Calling Code (ISD): +224

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau Flag

Guinea-Bissau Flag

Capital: Bissau
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 1,888,429
Country Calling Code (ISD): ++245

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast Flag

Ivory Coast Flag

Capital: Yamoussoukro; Abidjan
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Country Calling Code (ISD): +225

Kenya

Kenya Country Flag

Kenya Country Flag

Capital: Nairobi
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Primary Language: Swahili, English
Population: 47,251,449
Country Calling Code (ISD): +254

Lesotho

Lesotho National Flag

Lesotho National Flag

Capital: Maseru
Currency: Loti
Primary Language: Sesotho, English
Population: 2,160,309
Country Calling Code (ISD): +266

Liberia

Liberia Flag

Liberia Flag

Capital: Monrovia
Currency: Liberian Dollar
Primary Language: English
Population: 4,615,222
Country Calling Code (ISD): +231

Libya

Libya National Flag

Libya National Flag

Capital: Tripoli
Currency: Libyan Dinar
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 6,330,159
Country Calling Code (ISD): +218

Madagascar

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Flag of Madagascar

Capital: Antananarivo
Currency: Malagasy Ariary
Primary Language: Malagasy, French, English
Population: 24,915,822
Country Calling Code (ISD): +261

Malawi

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Flag of Malawi Country

Capital: Lilongwe
Currency: Malawi Kwacha
Primary Language: English
Population: 17,749,826
Country Calling Code (ISD): +265

Mali

National Flag of Mali

National Flag of Mali

Capital: Bamako
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 18,134,835
Country Calling Code (ISD): +223

Mauritania

Mauritania Flag

Mauritania Flag

Capital: Nouakchott
Currency: Ouguiya
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 4,166,463
Country Calling Code (ISD): +222

Mauritius

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Flag of Mauritius

Capital of Mauritius country: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritian Rupee
Primary Language: English
Population: 1,277,459
Country Calling Code (ISD): +230

Morocco

Morocco National Flag

Morocco National Flag

Capital: Rabat
Currency: Moroccan Dirham
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 34,817,065
Country Calling Code (ISD): +212

Mozambique

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Mozambique Country Flag

Capital: Maputo
Currency: Mozambican Metical
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 28,751,362
Country Calling Code (ISD): +258

Namibia

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Flag of Namibia

Capital: Windhoek
Currency: Namibian Dollar
Primary Language: English, Afrikaans, German
Population: 2,513,981
Country Calling Code (ISD): +264

Niger

Niger National Flag

Niger National Flag

Capital: Niamey
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 20,715,285
Country Calling Code (ISD): +227

Nigeria

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Nigeria Flag

Capital: Abuja
Currency: Naira
Primary Language: English
Population: 186,987,563
Country Calling Code (ISD): +234

Rwanda

National Flag of Rwanda

National Flag of Rwanda

Capital: Kigali
Currency: Rwandan Franc
Primary Language: Kinyarwanda, French, English
Population: 11,882,766
Country Calling Code (ISD): +250

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Sao Tome and Principe

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Sao Tome and Principe Flag

Capital: Sao Tome
Currency: Dobra
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 194,390

Senegal

Senegal National Flag

Senegal National Flag

Capital: Dakar
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 15,589,485
Country Calling Code (ISD): +221

Seychelles

Flag of Seychelles

Flag of Seychelles

Capital: Victoria
Currency: Seychoellois Rupee
Primary Language: Seychellois Creole, French, English
Population: 97,026
Country Calling Code (ISD): +248

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Flag

Sierra Leone Flag

Capital: Freetown
Currency: Leone
Primary Language: Krio, English
Population: 6,592,102
Country Code: +232

Somalia

Somalia Flag

Somalia Flag

Capital: Mogadishu
Currency: Somali Shilling
Primary Language: Somali, Arabic
Population: 11,079,013
Country Code: +252

South Africa

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Country Flag of South Africa

Capital: Cape Town
Currency: Rand
Primary Language: Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans
Population: 54,978,907
Country Code: +27

South Sudan

South Sudan Flag

South Sudan Flag

Capital: Juba
Currency: South Sudanese pound
Primary Language: English
Population: 12,733,427
Country Code: +211

Sudan

Sudan Flag

Sudan Flag

Capital: Khartoum
Currency: Sudanese Pound
Primary Language: Arabic, English
Population: 41,175,541
Country Code: +249

Swaziland

Swaziland Country Flag

Swaziland Country Flag

What is the capital of swaziland: Mbabane
Currency: Lilangeni
Primary Language: SiSwati, English
Population: 1,304,063

Tanzania

Tanzania National Flag

Tanzania National Flag

Capital: Dar es Salaam; Dodoma
Currency: Tanzanian Schilling
Primary Language: Swahili
Population: 55,155,473
Country Code: +255

Togo

Togo Country Flag

Togo Country Flag

Capital: Lome
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 7,496,833
Country Code: +228

Tunisia

Flag of Tunisia

Flag of Tunisia

Capital: Tunis
Currency: Tunisian Dinar
Primary Language: Tunisian, French
Population: 11,375,220
Country Code: +216

Uganda

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Flag of Uganda

Capital: Kampala
Currency: Ugandan Shilling
Primary Language: Swahili, English
Population: 40,322,768
Country Code: +256

Zambia

Zambia Flag

Zambia Flag

Capital: Lusaka
Currency: Zambian Kwacha
Primary Language: English
Population: 16,717,332
Country Code: +260

Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe Flag

Capital: Harare
Currency: United States Dollar
Primary Language: English
Population: 15,966,810
Country Code: +263

What is the Largest Country in Africa?

Algeria is the largest country in Africa. Sudan used to be the largest country in Africa, but it split with South Sudan in 2011, making Algeria the largest country in Africa. While Sudan is no longer the largest country, it retains a large population.

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