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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

Capital: Algiers
Currency: Algerian Dinar
Primary Language: Arabic, French
Population: 40,375,954

Angola

Capital: Luanda
Currency: Kwanza
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 25,830,958

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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

Botswana

Botswana National Flag

Botswana National Flag

Capital: Gaborone
Currency: Pula
Primary Language: English, Tswana
Population: 2,303,820

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Flag

Burkina Faso Flag

Capital: Ouagadougou
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 18,633,725

Burundi

Burundi Flag

Burundi Flag

Capital: Bujumbura
Currency: Burundi Franc
Primary Language: Kirundi
Population: 11,552,561

Cameroon

Cameroon Flag

Cameroon Flag

Capital: Yaounde
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French, English
Population: 23,924,407

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Country Flag

Cape Verde Country Flag

Capital: Praia
Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 526,993

Central African Republic

Central African Republic Flag

Central African Republic Flag

Capital: Bangui
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Sango, French
Population: 4,998,493

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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

Comoros

Comoros Flag

Comoros Flag

Capital: Moroni
Currency: Comorian Franc
Primary Language: Comorian, Arabic, French
Population: 807,118

Congo

Congo Flag

Congo Flag

Capital: Brazzaville
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 4,740,992

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

Djibouti

Djibouti Flag

Djibouti Flag

Capital: Djibouti
Currency: Djiboutian Franc
Primary Language: Arabic, French
Population: 899,598

Egypt

Egypt National Flag

Egypt National Flag

Capital: Cairo
Currency: Egyptian Pound
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 93,383,574

Equatorial Guinea

Capital: Malabo
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Spanish, French, Portuguese
Population: 869,587

Eritrea

Eritrea Country Flag

Eritrea Country Flag

Capital: Asmara
Currency: Nakfa
Primary Language: Arabic, Tigrinya, English
Population: 5,351,680

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Ethiopia

Ethiopia National Flag

Ethiopia National Flag

Capital: Addis Ababa
Currency: Birr
Primary Language: Amharic
Population: 101,853,268

Gabon

Gabon Country Flag

Gabon Country Flag

Capital: Libreville
Currency: Central African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 1,763,142

Gambia

Gambia Country

Gambia Country

Capital: Banjul
Currency: Dalasi
Primary Language: English
Population: 2,054,986

Ghana

Ghana Country Flag

Ghana Country Flag

Capital: Accra
Currency: Ghanaian Cedi
Primary Language: English
Population: 28,033,375

Guinea

Guinea National Flag

Guinea National Flag

Capital: Conakry
Currency: Guinean Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 12,947,122

Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau Flag

Guinea-Bissau Flag

Capital: Bissau
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 1,888,429

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast Flag

Ivory Coast Flag

Capital: Yamoussoukro; Abidjan
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population:

Kenya

Kenya Country Flag

Kenya Country Flag

Capital: Nairobi
Currency: Kenyan Shilling
Primary Language: Swahili, English
Population: 47,251,449

Lesotho

Lesotho National Flag

Lesotho National Flag

Capital: Maseru
Currency: Loti
Primary Language: Sesotho, English
Population: 2,160,309

Liberia

Liberia Flag

Liberia Flag

Capital: Monrovia
Currency: Liberian Dollar
Primary Language: English
Population: 4,615,222

Libya

Libya National Flag

Libya National Flag

Capital: Tripoli
Currency: Libyan Dinar
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 6,330,159

Madagascar

Flag of Madagascar

Flag of Madagascar

Capital: Antananarivo
Currency: Malagasy Ariary
Primary Language: Malagasy, French, English
Population: 24,915,822

Malawi

Flag of Malawi Country

Flag of Malawi Country

Capital: Lilongwe
Currency: Malawi Kwacha
Primary Language: English
Population: 17,749,826

Mali

National Flag of Mali

National Flag of Mali

Capital: Bamako
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 18,134,835

Mauritania

Mauritania Flag

Mauritania Flag

Capital: Nouakchott
Currency: Ouguiya
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 4,166,463

Mauritius

Flag of Mauritius

Flag of Mauritius

Capital: Port Louis
Currency: Mauritian Rupee
Primary Language: English
Population: 1,277,459

Morocco

Morocco National Flag

Morocco National Flag

Capital: Rabat
Currency: Moroccan Dirham
Primary Language: Arabic
Population: 34,817,065

Mozambique

Mozambique Country Flag

Mozambique Country Flag

Capital: Maputo
Currency: Mozambican Metical
Primary Language: Portuguese
Population: 28,751,362

Namibia

Flag of Namibia

Flag of Namibia

Capital: Windhoek
Currency: Namibian Dollar
Primary Language: English, Afrikaans, German
Population: 2,513,981

Niger

Niger National Flag

Niger National Flag

Capital: Niamey
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Primary Language: French
Population: 20,715,285

Nigeria

Nigeria Flag

Nigeria Flag

Capital: Abuja
Currency: Naira
Primary Language: English
Population: 186,987,563

Rwanda

National Flag of Rwanda

National Flag of Rwanda

Capital: Kigali
Currency: Rwandan Franc
Primary Language: Kinyarwanda, French, English
Population: 11,882,766

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Sao Tome and Principe

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

Seychelles

Flag of Seychelles

Flag of Seychelles

Capital: Victoria
Currency: Seychoellois Rupee
Primary Language: Seychellois Creole, French, English
Population: 97,026

Sierra Leone

Capital: Freetown
Currency: Leone
Primary Language: Krio, English
Population: 6,592,102

Somalia

Capital: Mogadishu
Currency: Somali Shilling
Primary Language: Somali, Arabic
Population: 11,079,013

South Africa

Country Flag of South Africa

Country Flag of South Africa

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

South Sudan

Capital: Juba
Currency: South Sudanese pound
Primary Language: English
Population: 12,733,427

Sudan

Capital: Khartoum
Currency: Sudanese Pound
Primary Language: Arabic, English
Population: 41,175,541

Swaziland

Swaziland Country Flag

Swaziland Country Flag

Capital: 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

Togo

Togo Country Flag

Togo Country Flag

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

Tunisia

Flag of Tunisia

Flag of Tunisia

Capital: Tunis
Currency: Tunisian Dinar
Primary Language: Tunisian, French
Population: 11,375,220

Uganda

Flag of Uganda

Flag of Uganda

Capital: Kampala
Currency: Ugandan Shilling
Primary Language: Swahili, English
Population: 40,322,768

Zambia

Capital: Lusaka
Currency: Zambian Kwacha
Primary Language: English
Population: 16,717,332

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe Flag

Zimbabwe Flag

Capital: Harare
Currency: United States Dollar
Primary Language: English
Population: 15,966,810

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