African countries and territories

Name (official name) Flag Capital Currency Official languages Area (km2) Population GDP per capita (PPP) (US$)
Algeria
(People's Democratic Republic of Algeria)
Algeria Algiers Algerian dinar Arabic 2,381,740 33,333,216 7,124
Angola
(Republic of Angola)
Angola Luanda Kwanza Portuguese 1,246,700 15,941,000 2,813
Benin
(Republic of Benin)
Benin Porto Novo West African CFA franc French 112,622 8,439,000 1,176
Botswana
(Republic of Botswana)
Botswana Gaborone Pula Engish, Setswana 581,726 1,839,833 11,400
Burkina-Faso Burkina Faso Ouagadougou West African CFA franc French 274,000 13,228,000 1,284
Burundi
(Republic of Burundi)
Burundi Bujumbura Burundi franc Kirundi, French, Swahili 27,830 7,548,000 739
Cameroon
(Republic of Cameroon)
Cameroon Yaoundé Central African CFA franc French, English 475,442 17,795,000 2,421
Canary Islands (Spain) Canary Islands Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Santa Cruz de Tenerife Euro Spanish 7,447 1,995,833 N/A
Cape-Verde
(Republic of Cape Verde)
Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo Portuguese 4,033 420,979 6,418
Central African Republic
(Central African Republic)
Central African Republic Bangui Central African CFA franc Sango, French 622,984 4,216,666 1,198
Ceuta (Spain) Ceuta Ceuta Euro Spanish 28 76,861 N/A
Chad
(Republic of Chad)
Chad N'Djamena Central African CFA franc French, Arabic 1,284,000 10,146,000 1,519
Comoros
(Union of the Comoros)
Comoros Mroni Comorian franc Arabic, French 2,235 798,000 1,660
Côte d'Ivoire
(Republic of Côte d'Ivoire)
Côte d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro
West African CFA franc French 322,460 17,654,843 1,600
Democratic Republic of the Congo
(Democratic Republic of the Congo)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Congolese franc French 2,344,858 63,655,000 774
Djibouti
(Republic of Djibouti)
Djibouti Djibouti Djiboutian Franc Arabic, French 23,200 496,374 2,070
Egypt
(Arab Republic of Egypt)
Egypt Ciro Egyptian Pound Arabic 1,001,449 80,335,036 4,836
Equatorial Guinea
(Republic of Equatorial Guinea)
Equatorial Guinea Malabo Central African CFA franc Spanish, French, Portuguese 28,051 504,000 16,312
Eritrea
(State of Eritrea)
Eritrea Asmara Nakfa Tigrinya, Arabic 117,600 4,401,000 1,000
Ethiopia
(Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia)
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopian birr Amharic 1,104,300 85,237,338 823
Gabon
(Gabonese Republic)
Gabon Libreville Centra African CFA franc French 267,668 1,384,000 7,055
Gambia
(Republic of The Gambia)
The Gambia Banjul Dalasi English 10,380 1,517,000 2002
Ghana
(Republic of Ghana)
Ghana Accra Ghanaian cedi English 238,534 23,000,000 2,700
Guinea
(Republic of Guinea)
Guinea Conakry Guinean franc French 245,857 9,402,000 2,035
Guinea-Bissau
(Republic of Guinea-Bissau)
Guinea-Bissau Bissau West African CFA franc Portuguese 36,125 1,586,000 736
Îles Éparses
(French Southern and Antarctic Lands)
Template:Country data TAAF Saint Pierre Euro French 38.6 N/A N/A
Kenya
(Republic of Kenya)
Kenya Nairobi Kenyan shilling Swahili, English 580,367 34,707,817 1,445
Lesotho
(Kingdom of Lesotho)
Lesotho Maseru Loti Southern Sotho, English 30,355 1,795,000 2,113
Liberia
(Republic of Liberia)
Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollar English 111,369 3,283,000 1,003
Libya
(Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)
Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar Arabic 1,759,540 6,036,914 12,700
Madagascar (Republic of Madagascar) Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy ariary Malagasy, French, English 587,041 18,606,000 905
Madeira (Portugal) Madeira Funchal Euro Portuguese 828 245,806 N/A
Malawi
(Republic of Malawi)
Malawi Lilongwe Malawian kwacha English, Chichewa 118,484 12,884,000 596
Mali
(Republic of Mali)
Mali Bamako West African CFA franc French 1,240,192 13,518,000 1,154
Mauritania
(Islamic Republic of Mauritania)
Mauritania Nouakchott Mauritanian ouguiya Arabic 1,030,700 3,069,000 2,402
Mauritius
(Republic of Mauritius)
Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee English 2,040 1,219,220 13,703
Mayotte (France) Mayotte Mamoudzou Euro French 374 186,452 2,600
Melilla (Spain)
(Autonomous City of Melilla)
Melilla N/A Euro Spanish 20 72,000 N/A
Morocco
(Kingdom of Morocco)
Morocco Rabat Moroccan dirham Arabic 446,550 33,757,175 4,600
Mozambique
(Republic of Mozambique)
Mozambique Maputo Mozambican metical Portuguese 801,590 20,366,795 1,389
Namibia
(Republic of Namibia)
Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar English 825,418 2,031,000 7,478
Niger
(Republic of Niger)
Niger Niamey West African CFA franc French, Hausa 1,267,000 13,957,000 872
Nigeria
(Federal Republic of Nigeria)
Nigeria Abuja Nigerian naira English 923,768 154,729,000 1,188
Republic of the Congo
(Republic of the Congo)
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Central African CFA franc French 342,000 4,012,809 3,919
Réunion (France) Réunion Saint-Denis Euro French 2,512 793,000 N/A
Rwanda
(Republic of Rwanda)
Rwanda Kigali Rwandan franc Kinyarwanda, French, English 26,798 7,600,000 1,300
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Jamestown Saint Helenian pound English 3,926 4,250 N/A
São Tomé and Príncipe
(Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe)
São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé São Tomé and Príncipe Dobra Portuguese 964 157,000 1,266
Senegal
(Republic of Senegal)
Senegal Dakar West African CFA franc French 196,723 11,658,000 1,759
Seychelles
(Republic of Seychelles)
Seychelles Victoria Seychellois rupee English, French, Seychellois Creole 451 80,654 11,818
Sierra Leone
(Republic of Sierra Leone)
Sierra Leone Freetown Leone English 71,740 6,144,562 903
Somalia
(Somali Republic)
Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling Somali 637,657 9,832,017 600
Somaliland
(Republic of Somaliland)
Somaliland Hargeisa Somaliland shilling Somali 637,657 9,832,017 600
South Africa
(Republic of South Africa)
South Africa Pretoria
South African rand Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Sotho, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zlu 1,221,037 47,432,000 12,161
Sudan
(Republic of Sudan)
Sudan Khartoum Sudanese pound Arabic, English 2,505,813 39,154,490 2,522
Swaziland
(Kingdom of Swaziland)
Swaziland Lobamba (royal and legislative)
Mbabane (administrative)
Lilangeni Enlish, Swati 17,364 1,032,000 5,245
Tanzania
(United Republic of Tanzania)
Tanzania Dodoma Tanzanian shilling Swahili, English 945,087 37,849,133 723
Togo
(Togolese Republic)
Togo Lomé West African CFA franc French 56,785 6,100,000 1,700
Tunisia
(Tunisian Republic)
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar Arbic 163,610 10,102,000 8,800
Uganda
(Republic of Uganda)
Uganda Kampala Ugandan shilling English, Swahili 236,040 27,616,000 1,700
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Western Sahara El Aaiún (Moroccan), Bir Lehlou (temporary) Moroccan dirham N/A. 267,405 266,000 N/A
Zambia
(Republic of Zambia)
Zambia Lusaka Zambian kwacha English 752,614 14,668,000 931
Zimbabwe
(Republic of Zimbabwe)
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwean dollar Shona, Ndebele, English 390,757 13,010,000 2,607