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Use a map key to locate countries and major cities in Africa.



Names of African Countries and Territories, Their Origins and Meaning (and how Africa Got Its Name)

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Countries
Capitals
Algeria
Algiers
Angola
Luanda
Benin
Porto-Novo
Botswana
Gaborone
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou
Burundi
Bujumbura
Cameroon
Yaounde
Cape Verde
Praia
Central African Republic
Bangui
Chad
N'Djamena
Comoros
Moroni
Congo, Democratic Republic of (Congo-Kinshasa)
Kinshasa
Congo, Republic of (Congo-Brazzaville)
Brazzaville
Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
Yamoussoukro
Djibouti
Djibouti
Egypt
Cairo
Equatorial Guinea
Malabo
Eritrea
Asmara
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa
Gabon
Libreville
Gambia
Banjul
Ghana
Accra
Guinea
Conakry
Guinea-Bissau
Bissau
Kenya
Nairobi
Lesotho
Maseru
Liberia
Monrovia
Libya
Tripoli
Madagascar
Antananarivo
Malawi
Lilongwe
Mali
Bamako
Mauritania
Nouakchott
Mauritius
Port Louis
Morocco
Rabat
Mozambique
Maputo
Namibia
Windhoek
Niger
Niamey
Nigeria
Abuja
Rwanda
Kigali
Sao Tome and Principe
São Tomé
Senegal
Dakar
Seychelles
Victoria
Sierra Leone
Freetown
Somalia
Mogadishu
South Africa
Pretoria
Sudan
Khartoum
Swaziland
Mbabane
Tanzania
Dodoma
Togo
Lomé
Tunisia
Tunis
Western Sahara
El-Aaiún
Uganda
Kampala
Zambia
Lusaka
Zimbabwe
Harar
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A map of Africa in relation to common regions.



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Africa Map Puzzle -- Match African Countries to their Location



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A map of Africa showing the most population regions of the continent.



Africa's Top 20 Cities according to Population Density


Rank
Central City
Country
Administrative area
Latest figures from national census authority

Agglomeration
(2010-01-01; citypopulation.de)
Image
1
Cairo
external image 22px-Flag_of_Egypt.svg.png Egypt
7,786,640 (2006)
Governorate

15,200,000
Downtowncairo.jpg
Downtowncairo.jpg

2
Lagos
external image 22px-Flag_of_Nigeria.svg.png Nigeria
7,937,932 (2006)
The 16 local government areas of Lagos proper

11,800,000
Lagos Island.jpg
Lagos Island.jpg

3
Kinshasa
external image 22px-Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo.svg.png Democratic Republic of the Congo
5,528,000 (1998)
Province

8,900,000
Kinshasa, Boulevard du 30 juin - 20090701.jpg
Kinshasa, Boulevard du 30 juin - 20090701.jpg

4
Johannesburg
external image 22px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png South Africa
3,888,180 (2007)
Metropolitan municipality

7,550,000
Johannesburg from Braamfontein 12-09.jpg
Johannesburg from Braamfontein 12-09.jpg

5
Khartoum
external image 22px-Flag_of_Sudan.svg.png Sudan
2,919,773 (1993)
The three principal cities of the Khartoum agglomeration

4,975,000
Khartoum.jpg
Khartoum.jpg

6
Alexandria
external image 22px-Flag_of_Egypt.svg.png Egypt
4,110,015 (2006)
Governorate

4,575,000
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Flickr - Daveness 98 - Is this really Africa.jpg

7
Abidjan
external image 22px-Flag_of_Cote_d%27Ivoire.svg.png Ivory Coast
4,210,200 (2002)
Département

4,400,000
Abidjan.JPG
Abidjan.JPG

8
Casablanca
external image 22px-Flag_of_Morocco.svg.png Morocco
3,631,061 (2004)
Région

3,975,000
Casablanca - Morocco 008.jpg
Casablanca - Morocco 008.jpg

9
Cape Town
external image 22px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png South Africa
3,497,097 (2007)
Metropolitan municipality

3,775,000
Central Cape Town.jpg
Central Cape Town.jpg

10
Durban
external image 22px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png South Africa
3,468,086 (2007)
Metropolitan municipality

3,650,000
Durban beach.jpg
Durban beach.jpg

11
Accra
external image 22px-Flag_of_Ghana.svg.png Ghana
1,659,136 (2000)
District (Accra Metropolitan Area)

3,575,000
Accra high street.jpg
Accra high street.jpg

12
Nairobi
external image 22px-Flag_of_Kenya.svg.png Kenya
3,138,295 (2009)
Nairobi administrative area

3,500,000
Nairobi cityscape.jpg
Nairobi cityscape.jpg

13
Kano
external image 22px-Flag_of_Nigeria.svg.png Nigeria
2,153,225 (2006)
The six local government areas of Kano proper

3,375,000
KanofromDalaHill.jpg
KanofromDalaHill.jpg

14
Ibadan
external image 22px-Flag_of_Nigeria.svg.png Nigeria
1,338,659 (2006)
The five local government areas of Ibadan proper

3,375,000
Ibadan street scene.jpg
Ibadan street scene.jpg

15
Dar es Salaam
external image 22px-Flag_of_Tanzania.svg.png Tanzania
2,487,288 (2002)
Mkoa

3,225,000
Dar es Salaam before dusk.jpg
Dar es Salaam before dusk.jpg

16
Algiers
external image 22px-Flag_of_Algeria.svg.png Algeria
2,947,461 (2008)
Wilaya

3,175,000
Alger View Oct-2010 IMG 1039.JPG
Alger View Oct-2010 IMG 1039.JPG

17
Addis Ababa
external image 22px-Flag_of_Ethiopia.svg.png Ethiopia
2,738,248 (2007)
Astedader

3,100,000
Addis-sheraton.jpg
Addis-sheraton.jpg

18
Luanda
external image 22px-Flag_of_Angola.svg.png Angola
1,823,282 (2002)
Provincia

3,100,000
Luanda feb09 ost05.jpg
Luanda feb09 ost05.jpg

19
Dakar
external image 22px-Flag_of_Senegal.svg.png Senegal
2,452,656 (2005)
Région

2,675,000
Senegal baie de Dakar 800x600.jpg
Senegal baie de Dakar 800x600.jpg

20
Pretoria
external image 22px-Flag_of_South_Africa.svg.png South Africa
2,345,908 (2007)
Metropolitan municipality

2,525,000
Pretoria CBD1.jpg
Pretoria CBD1.jpg

List taken from information gathered from citypopulation.de.