List of Countries in Africa in Alphabetical Order

Posted by on August 23, 2019


Africa is the second largest continent in the world in terms of population density and surface area. It covers 24.4% of the world territory with 30.8 million km². Africa has the highest rate of young population in the world. Africa’s current population is 1.2 billion.

Africa has a great wealth of culture, ethnicity and language. As you will see in the list, the languages ​​they speak have changed after the colonies of European countries. The modern states of Africa emerged after the 20th century.

List of Countries in Africa

There are places such as Seychelles, Mauritus and Madagascar that stand like a scene from heaven within the borders of Africa.

List of Countries in Africa and Their Capitals And Languages

Country Name Capital City Official Languages
Algeria Algiers Arabic, Berber
Angola Luanda Potuguese
Benin Porto Novo French
Bostwana Gaborone English, Setswana
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou  French
Burundi Gitaga Kirundi, French, English
Cabo Verde Praia Portuguese
Cameroon Yaounde English, French
Central African Republic Bangui French, Sango
Chad N’Djamena Arabic, French
Comoros Moroni Comorian, Arabic, French
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa French
Congo, Republic of the Congo Brazzaville French
Côte d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro French
Djibouti Djibouti French, Arabic
Estwatini Mbabane  Swazi, English
Egypt Cairo Arabic
Equatorial Guinea Malabo Spanish, French, Portuguese
Eritrea Asmara None
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Amharic
Gabon Libreville French
The Gambia Banjul English
Ghana Accra English
Guinea Conakry French
Guinea-Bissau Bissau Portuguese
Kenya Nairobi English, Swahili
Lesotho Maseru Sesotho, English
Liberia Monnrovia English
Libya Tripoli Arabic
Madagascar Antonanarivo Malagasy, French
Malawi Lilongwe English, Chichewa
Mali Bamako French
Mauritania Nauakchott Arabic
Mauritus Port Loius None
Morocco Rabat Arabic, Berber
Mozambique Maputo Portuguese
Namibia Windhoek English
Niger Niamey French
Nigeria Abuja English
Rwanda Kigali English, French, Kinyarwanda, Swahili
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Portuguese
Senegal Dakar French
Seychelles Victoria English, French, Seychellois Creole
Sierra Leone Freetown English
Somalia Mogadishu Somali, Arabic
South Africa Pretoria

Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swazi, Venda, Southern Ndebele

Sudan Khartoum Arabic, English
Sudan, South Juba English
Tanzania Dodoma Swahili, English, Arabic
Togo Lomé French
Tunisia Tunis Arabic
Uganda Kampala English, Swahili
Zambia Lusaka English
Zimbabwe Harare

Chewa, Chibarwe, English, Kalanga, Kosian, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, Sing Language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa

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