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This is a list of African countries and territories, including the respective capitals, languages, currencies, population, area and GDP per capita. Dependencies and disputed territories are listed with a shaded background.

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List

Name (official name) Flag Capital Currency Official languages Area (km) Population GDP per capita (PPP) (US$) Map
Algeria[1] (People's Democratic Republic of Algeria) Algeria Algiers Algerian dinar Arabic 2,381,740 33,333,216 17,700 3LocationAlgeria.svg
Angola[2] (Republic of Angola) Angola Luanda Kwanzaa Portuguese 1,246,700 15,941,000 2,813 42

LocationAngola.svg

Benin[3] (Republic of Benin) Benin Porto Novo West African CFA franc French 112,622 8,439,000 1,176 24LocationBenin.svg
Botswana[4] (Republic of Botswana) Botswana Gaborone Pula English, Setswana 581,726 1,839,833 11,400 46LocationBotswana.svg
Burkina Faso[5] Burkina Faso Ouagadougou West African CFA franc French 274,000 13,228,000 1,284 21LocationBurkinaFaso.svg
Burundi[6] (Republic of Burundi) Burundi Bujumbura Burundi franc Kirundi, French, Swahili 27,830 7,548,000 739 38LocationBurundi.svg
Cameroon[7] (Republic of Cameroon) Cameroon Yaoundé Central African CFA franc French, English 475,442 17,795,000 2,421 26LocationCameroon.svg
Canary Islands (Spain)[8][n 1] Canary Islands Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife Euro Spanish 7,447 1,995,833 N/A 6Localización de Canarias.png
Cape Verde[9] (Republic of Cape Verde) Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo Portuguese 4,033 420,979 6,418 14aLocationCapeVerde.svg
Central African Republic[10] (Central African Republic) Central African Republic Bangui Central African CFA franc Sango, French 622,984 4,216,666 1,198 27LocationCentralAfricanRepublic.svg
Ceuta (Spain)[8][n 1] Ceuta Ceuta Euro Spanish 28 76,861 N/A 2aLocalización Ceuta.png
Chad[11] (Republic of Chad) Chad N'Djamena Central African CFA franc French, Arabic 1,284,000 10,146,000 1,519 11LocationChad.svg
Comoros[12] (Union of the Comoros) Comoros Moroni Comorian franc Arabic, French 2,235 798,000 1,660 43aLocationComoros.svg
Côte d'Ivoire[13] (Republic of Côte d'Ivoire) Côte d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro
West African CFA franc French 322,460 17,654,843 1,600 20LocationCotedIvoire.svg
Democratic Republic of the Congo[14][n 2] (Democratic Republic of the Congo) Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Congolese franc French 2,344,858 63,655,000 774 34LocationDRCongo.svg
Djibouti[15] (Republic of Djibouti) Djibouti Djibouti Djiboutian Franc Arabic, French 23,200 496,374 2,070 29LocationDjibouti.svg
Egypt[16][n 3] (Arab Republic of Egypt) Egypt Cairo Egyptian Pound Arabic 1,001,449 80,335,036 4,836 5LocationEgypt.svg
Equatorial Guinea[17] (Republic of Equatorial Guinea) Equatorial Guinea Malabo Central African CFA franc Spanish, French, Portuguese 28,051 504,000 16,312 31LocationEquatorialGuinea.svg
Eritrea[18] (State of Eritrea) Eritrea Asmara Nakfa Tigrinya, Arabic 117,600 4,401,000 1,000 13LocationEritrea.svg
Ethiopia[19] (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopian birr Amharic 1,104,300 85,237,338 823 28LocationEthiopia.svg
Gabon[20] (Gabonese Republic) Gabon Libreville Central African CFA franc French 267,668 1,384,000 7,055 32LocationGabon.svg
Gambia[21] (Republic of The Gambia) The Gambia Banjul Dalasi English 10,380 1,517,000 2002 15LocationGambia.svg
Ghana[22] (Republic of Ghana) Ghana Accra Ghanaian cedi English 238,534 23,000,000 2,700 22LocationGhana.svg
Guinea[23] (Republic of Guinea) Guinea Conakry Guinean franc French 245,857 9,402,000 2,035 17 LocationGuinea.svg
Guinea-Bissau[24] (Republic of Guinea-Bissau) Guinea-Bissau Bissau West African CFA franc Portuguese 36,125 1,586,000 736 16LocationGuineaBissau.svg
Kenya[25] (Republic of Kenya) Kenya Nairobi Kenyan shilling Swahili, English 580,367 34,707,817 1,445 36LocationKenya.svg
Lesotho[26] (Kingdom of Lesotho) Lesotho Maseru Loti Southern Sotho, English 30,355 1,795,000 2,113 49LocationLesotho.svg
Liberia[27] (Republic of Liberia) Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollar English 111,369 3,283,000 1,003 19LocationLiberia.svg
Libya[28] (Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya) Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar Arabic 1,759,540 6,036,914 12,700 4LocationLibya.svg
Madagascar[29] (Republic of Madagascar) Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy ariary Malagasy, French, English 587,041 18,606,000 905 44 LocationMadagascar.svg
Madeira (Portugal)[n 4] Madeira Funchal Euro Portuguese 828 245,806 N/A 1LocationMadeira.png
Malawi[30] (Republic of Malawi) Malawi Lilongwe Malawian kwacha English, Chichewa 118,484 12,884,000 596 42LocationMalawi.svg
Mali[30] (Republic of Mali) Mali Bamako West African CFA franc French 1,240,192 13,518,000 1,154 9 LocationMali.svg
Mauritania[31] (Islamic Republic of Mauritania) Mauritania Nouakchott Mauritanian ouguiya Arabic 1,030,700 3,069,000 2,402 8LocationMauritania.svg
Mauritius[32] (Republic of Mauritius) Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee English 2,040 1,219,220 13,703 44aLocationMauritius.png
Mayotte[33] (France)[n 5] Mayotte Mamoudzou Euro French 374 186,452 2,600 43bLocationMayotte.png
Melilla (Spain)[n 1](Autonomous City of Melilla) Melilla N/A Euro Spanish 20 72,000 N/A 2bLocalización Melilla.png
Morocco[34] (Kingdom of Morocco) Morocco Rabat Moroccan dirham Arabic 446,550 33,757,175 4,600 2LocationMorocco.svg
Mozambique[35] (Republic of Mozambique) Mozambique Maputo Mozambican metical Portuguese 801,590 20,366,795 1,389 43LocationMozambique.svg
Namibia[36] (Republic of Namibia) Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar English 825,418 2,031,000 7,478 45LocationNamibia.svg
Niger[37] (Republic of Niger) Niger Niamey West African CFA franc French, Hausa 1,267,000 13,957,000 872 10LocationNiger.svg
Nigeria[38] (Federal Republic of Nigeria) Nigeria Abuja Nigerian naira English 923,768 154,729,000 1,188 25LocationNigeria.svg
Republic of the Congo[39][n 6] (Republic of the Congo) Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Central African CFA franc French 342,000 4,012,809 3,919 25LocationRepubliqueDuCongo.svg
Réunion (France)[n 5] Réunion Saint-Denis Euro French 2,512 793,000 N/A 44b LocationReunion.svg
Rwanda[40] (Republic of Rwanda) Rwanda Kigali Rwandan franc Kinyarwanda, French, English 26,798 7,600,000 1,300 37LocationRwanda.svg
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom)[41] Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Jamestown Saint Helenian pound English 3,926 4,250 N/A 40bLocationSaintHelena.png
São Tomé and Príncipe[42] (Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe) São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra Portuguese 964 157,000 1,266 31aLocationSaoTomeAndPrincipe.png
Senegal[43] (Republic of Senegal) Senegal Dakar West African CFA franc French 196,723 11,658,000 1,759 14 LocationSenegal.svg
Seychelles[44] (Republic of Seychelles) Seychelles Victoria Seychellois rupee English, French, Seychellois Creole 451 80,654 11,818 39a LocationSeychelles.png
Sierra Leone[45] (Republic of Sierra Leone) Sierra Leone Freetown Leone English 71,740 6,144,562 903 18LocationSierraLeone.svg
Somalia[46] (Somali Republic) Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling Somali 637,657 9,832,017 600 30LocationSomalia.svg
Somaliland[n 7] (Republic of Somaliland) Somaliland Hargeisa Somaliland shilling Somali 637,657 9,832,017 600 30LocationSomaliland3.png
South Africa[47] (Republic of South Africa) South Africa Pretoria (executive)
Bloemfontein (judicial)
Cape Town (legislative)
South African rand Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu 1,221,037 47,432,000 12,161 48LocationSouthAfrica.svg
Sudan[48] (Republic of Sudan) Sudan Khartoum Sudanese pound Arabic, English 2,505,813 39,154,490 2,522 12LocationSudan.svg
Swaziland[49] (Kingdom of Swaziland) Swaziland Lobamba (royal and legislative)
Mbabane (administrative)
Lilangeni English, Swati 17,364 1,032,000 5,245 50LocationSwaziland.svg
Tanzania[50] (United Republic of Tanzania) Tanzania Dodoma Tanzanian shilling Swahili, English 945,087 37,849,133 723 39LocationTanzania.svg
Togo[51] (Togolese Republic) Togo Lomé West African CFA franc French 56,785 6,100,000 1,700 23LocationTogo.svg
Tunisia[52] (Tunisian Republic) Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar Arabic 163,610 10,102,000 8,800 3LocationTunisia.svg
Uganda[53] (Republic of Uganda) Uganda Kampala Ugandan shilling English, Swahili 236,040 27,616,000 1,700 35LocationUganda.svg
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic[n 8] Western Sahara El Aaiún (Moroccan), Bir Lehlou (temporary)[n 9] Moroccan dirham N/A.[n 10] 267,405 266,000 N/A 7Edmund WS.PNG
Zambia[54] (Republic of Zambia) Zambia Lusaka Zambian kwacha English 752,614 14,668,000 931 41LocationZambia.svg
Zimbabwe[55] (Republic of Zimbabwe) Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwean dollar Shona, Ndebele, English 390,757 13,010,000 2,607 47LocationZimbabwe.svg

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b c Autonomous community of Spain
  2. ^ Also known as Congo-Kinshasa and formerly as Zaire.
  3. ^ Some territory could be argued to be a part of Asia or Africa.
  4. ^ Autonomous Region of Portugal.
  5. ^ a b Overseas departments and territories of France.
  6. ^ Also known as Congo-Brazzaville.
  7. ^ Not fully internationally recognised.
  8. ^ Not fully internationally recognised. Occupies part of the territory of Western Sahara, disputed with Morocco.
  9. ^ Currenlty under Moroccan administration. Bir Lehlou is the temporary capital and Tindouf Camps is the de facto one
  10. ^ Arabic and Spanish recognised regional languages.

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