List of African Countries and Capitals, Capitals of Africa Countries

List of African Countries and Capitals

List of all capital cities of African countries, major capitals includes Cape Town, Cairo, Harare, Abuja and Nairobi, etc.

Africa is the 2nd largest Continent in the world in terms of size as well as population. It has around one-fifth of the world’s landmass and around 16% of its population. Even though Africa might not be the largest continent in terms of land or population, but it has the unique distinction of having the highest number of countries in any continent.

There are a total of 54 countries in Africa. However, the number of capital cities in Africa is higher. There are 58 capital cities in Africa. This is because there are 3 countries in Africa that have more than 1 capital cities. There is South Africa with Cape Town as its legislative capital, Pretoria as its administrative capital, and Bloemfontein as its judicial capital.

Equatorial Guinea, a country located on the west coast of central Africa, has Malabo as the de jure (based on law) capital and Oyala as the seat of the government. The third is Eswatini, which is more commonly known as Swaziland. Mbabane is the administrative capital of Eswatini and Lobamba is the legislative or royal capital.

Africa is a less economically developed nation but many of its capital cities are popular tourist destinations. Some of the popular capitals of Africa include Egypt’s capital Cairo, Senegal’s capital Dakar and Kenya’s capital Nairobi. Other major tourist attractions are Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius, Victoria, the capital of Seychelles, Tunis the capital of Tunisia etc. Africa is home to some of the most beautiful and colourful places on the planet. From serene beaches to dessert safaris to tropical regions to historic monuments, there is a lot to see for an explorer. Check out the complete list of the countries and capitals in Africa given below.

Below is the list of all capital cities of African countries in the alphabetical order, major capital cities of Africa includes Cape Town, Cairo, Harare, Abuja and Tunis.

List of AFrican Country and their Capitals

S.N.CountryCapital
1AlgeriaAlgiers
2AngolaLuanda
3BeninPorto-Novo
4BotswanaGaborone
5Burkina FasoOuagadougou
6BurundiBujumbura
7CameroonYaounde
8Cape VerdePraia
9Central African RepublicBangui
10ChadN'Djamena
11ComorosMoroni
12CongoBrazzaville
13Ivory Coast (Cote d'Ivoire)Yamoussoukro
14DjiboutiDjibouti
15EgyptCairo
16Equatorial GuineaMalabo
17EritreaAsmara
18EthiopiaAddis Ababa
19GabonLibreville
20GambiaBanjul
21GhanaAccra
22GuineaConakry
23Guinea-BissauBissau
24Ivory CoastAbidjan and Yamoussoukro
25KenyaNairobi
26LesothoMaseru
27LiberiaMonrovia
28LibyaTripoli
29MadagascarAntananarivo
30MalawiLilongwe
31MaliBamako
32MauritaniaNouakchott
33MauritiusPort Louis
34MayotteDzaoudzi and Mamoudzou
35MoroccoRabat
36MozambiqueMaputo
37NamibiaWindhoek
38NigerNiamey
39NigeriaAbuja
40ReunionSaint-Denis
41RwandaKigali
42Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome
43SenegalDakar
44SeychellesVictoria
45Sierre LeoneFreetown
46SomaliaMogadishu
47South AfricaCape Town (Legislative)
Pretoria (Administrative)
Bloemfontein (Judicial)
48St. HelenaJamestown
49SwazilandMbabane and Lobamba
50TanzaniaDar es Salaam
51TogoLome
52TunisiaTunis
53UgandaKampala
54ZambiaLusaka
55ZimbabweHarare

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