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On this page you will find the capital cities of Africa with figures of the city proper population*.
Have a look at the cities from space, for each city there is a searchable map/satellite view. Additionally you will find links to the official or near official city site (if available) Almost all African states are developing countries with a less developed internet infrastructure, therfore there are less capitals of Africa online.
The country links lead you to the respective country profile page.

* City proper is a locality with legally fixed boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.

capitals of africa

Capital cities and states of Africa

Capital City

Searchable map and satellite view

Abuja Abuja Map 300,000    Nigeria
Accra Accra Map 600,000    Ghana
Addis Ababa (Addis Abeba) Addis Ababa Map 2,400,000    Ethiopia
Algiers (Alger, El Djazâir, Al Jaza'ir) Algiers Map 1,600,000    Algeria
Antananarivo Antananarivo Map 370,000    Madagascar
Asmara (Asmera) Asmara Map 360,000    Eritrea
Bamako Bamako Map 700,000    Mali
Bangui Bangui Map 480,000    Central Africa
Banjul Banjul Map 52,000    Gambia
Bissau Bissau Map 120,000    Guinea-Bissau
Brazzaville Brazzaville Map 620,000    Congo (Brazzaville)
Bujumbura Bujumbura Map 240,000    Burundi
Cairo (El Qahirah) Cairo Map 6,800,000    Egypt
Pretoria (Adm.)
Cape Town (Kaapstad) (legislative)
Bloemfontein (Judicial)
Pretoria Map
Cape Town Map
Bloemfontein Map
1,600,000    South Africa
Conakry Conakry Map 770,000    Guinea
Dakar Dakar Map 165,000    Senegal
Dar es Salaam Dar es Salaam Map 1,100,000    Tanzania
Djibouti (City) (Djiboûtî) Djibouti city Map 62,000    Djibouti
Freetown Freetown Map 48,000    Sierra Leone
Gaborone Gaborone Map 140,000    Botswana
Harare (formerly Salisbury) Harare Map 1,200,000    Zimbabwe
Juba Juba Map   South Sudan
Kampala Kampala Map 330,000    Uganda
Khartoum (Al Khartum, Al Khurtum (sd) Khartoum Map 930,000    Sudan
Kigali Kigali Map 118,000    Rwanda
Kinshasa Kinshasa Map 2,800,000    Congo (Kinshasa)
El Aaiún (Laayoune, Al 'Ayun)   256,200    Western Sahara
Libreville Libreville Map 57,000    Gabon
Lilongwe Lilongwe Map 250,000    Malawi
Mbabane (adm.)
Lobamba (legislative)
Mbabane Map
41,000    Swaziland
Lomé Lomé Map 160,000    Togo
Luanda Luanda Map 470,000    Angola
Lusaka Lusaka Map 1,000,000    Zambia
Malabo (formerly Santa Isabel city state) Malabo Map 35,000    Equatorial Guinea
Maputo Maputo Map 900,000    Mozambique
Maseru Maseru Map 14,000    Lesotho
Mogadishu (Muqdishu (ar), Muqdisho (so)) Mogadishu Map 260,000    Somalia
Monrovia Monrovia Map 430,000    Liberia
Moroni (Môrônî (Arab) Moroni Map 19,000    Comoros
Nairobi Nairobi Map 1,200,000    Kenya
N'Djamena (Ndjamena) N'Djamena Map 190,000    Chad
Niamey Niamey Map 250,000    Niger
Nouakchott (Nuwaskshut, Noûâkchot (mr)) Nouakchott Map 135,000    Mauritania
Ouagadougou Ouagadougou Map 650,000    Burkina Faso
Port Louis Port Louis Map 145,000    Mauritius
Porto-Novo (constit)
Cotonou (seat of gvnt)
Porto-Novo Map
Cotonou Map
185,000    Benin
Praia Praia Map 62,000    Cape Verde
Rabat (Ar Ribat, Er Ribât (ma)) Rabat Map 1,230,000    Morocco
Tripoli (Tarabulus) Tripoli Map 570,000    Libya
Tunis (Toûnis, Tunus (tn)) Tunis Map 620,000    Tunisia
Victoria Victoria Map 25,000    Seychelles
Windhoek Windhoek Map 148,000    Namibia
Yamoussoukro Yamoussoukro Map 110,000    Côte d'Ivoire
Yaoundé Yaoundé Map 660,000    Cameroon
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