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List of all countries in Africa and their capitals. View countries that are African and capitals of African countries here.

What are the countries in Africa? The African countries list is alphabetical and can be sorted by columns to make your own list of African nations or African capitals list.
Algeria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers. With a total area of 2,381,741 square kilometres, 90% of which is desert, Algeria is the tenth-largest country in the world, and the ...more

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Angola is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Angola


Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the north, and Zambia on the east; its west coast is on the Atlantic Ocean and Luanda is its ...more

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Benin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Benin


Benin, officially the Republic of Benin and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa. It is bordered by Togo to the west, by Nigeria to the east and by Burkina Faso and Niger to the north. A majority of the population live on its small southern coastline on the Bight of Benin, part of the Gulf ...more

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Botswana is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Botswana, officially the Republic of Botswana, is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. The citizens refer to themselves as Batswana. Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent within the Commonwealth on 30 September 1966. ...more

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Burkina Faso is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Its capital is Ouagadougou. As of 2014, its ...more

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Burundi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Burundi or, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of Southeast Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. It is also sometimes considered part of Central ...more

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Cameroon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo to the south. Cameroon's coastline lies on the Bight of ...more

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Cape Verde is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Countries In Africa
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Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. Located 570 kilometres off the coast of Western Africa, the islands cover a combined area of slightly over 4,000 square ...more

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