Capital Cities of Africa

By benim
Nov 1st, 2010

Capital Cities of Africa

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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 zoomable 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.

Note: External links will open in a new browser window.
capitals of africa

Capital cities and states of Africa

Capital City

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

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