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af' ri ka, a continent south of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans


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General History LesothoLesotho
Area 11,720 sq mi. Population 1,947,701. Capital Maseru.
AlgeriaAlgeria
Local Name Al Jumhuriyah al Jaza'iriyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Sha'biyah. Area 919,595 sq mi. Population 38,087,812. Capital Algiers.
LiberiaLiberia
Area 43,000 sq mi. Population 3,887,866. Capital Monrovia.
AngolaAngola
Local Name República de Angola. Area 481,354 sq mi. Population 18,056,072. Capital Luanda.
LibyaLibya
Area 679,362 sq mi. Population 6,541,948. Capital Tripoli.
BeninBenin
Local Name Repúblique du Benin. Area 43,484 sq mi. Population 10,741.458. Capital Porto-Novo.
MadagascarMadagascar
Local Name Repoblikan'i Madagasikara (Malagasy). Area 226,658 sq mi. Population 23,812,681. Capital Antananarivo.
BotswanaBotswana
Area 231,805 sq mi. Population 2,155,784. Capital Gaborone.
MalawiMalawi
Local Name Dziko la Malawi. Area 45,747 sq mi. Population 18,570,321. Capital Lilongwe.
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso
Area 105,869 sq mi. Population 19,512,533. Capital Ougadougou.
MaliMali
Local Name République de Mali. Area 478,767 sq mi. Population 16,455,903. Capital Bamako.
BurundiBurundi
Local Name Republika y'u Burundi. Area 10,747 sq mi. Population 10,395,931. Capital Bujumbura.
MauritaniaMauritania
Local Name Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah. Area 397,956 sq mi. Population 3,516,806. Capital Nouakchott.
CameroonCameroon
Local Name République du Cameroun. Area 183,569 sq mi. Population 22,534,532. Capital Yaoundé.
MauritiusMauritius
Area 790 sq mi. Population 1,339,827. Capital Port Louis.
Central African RepublicCentral African Republic
Local Name Repúblique Centrafricaine. Area 240,535 sq mi. Population 5,277,959. Capital Bangui.
MoroccoMorocco
Local Name Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah. Total Area 172,414 sq mi. Population 32,987,206. Capital Rabat.
Central Sub-Saharan AfricaCentral Sub-Saharan Africa (General) MozambiqueMozambique
Local Official Name Republica de Mocambique Area 302,330 sq mi. Population 25,303,113. Capital Maputo.
ChadChad
Local Name République du Tchad. Area 495,755 sq mi. Population 11,852,462. Capital N'Djamena.
NamibiaNamibia
Area 316,611 sq mi. Population 2,198,406. Capital Windhoek.
ComorosComoros
Local Name Udzima wa Komori. Area 838 sq mi. Population 766,865. Capital Moroni.
NigerNiger
Local Name Repúblique du Niger. Area 489,191 sq mi. Population 18,045,729. Capital Niamey.
CongoCongo, Democratic Republic of the
Local Name Republique Democratique du Congo. Area 905,568 sq mi. Population 81.331.050. Capital Kinshasa.
NigeriaNigeria
Area 356,669 sq mi. Population 174,507,539. Capital Abuja.
CongoCongo, Republic of
Local Name République du Congo. Area 132,047 sq mi. Population 4,574,099. Capital Brazzaville.
RwandaRwanda
Local Name Republika y'u Rwanda. Area 10,169 sq mi. Population 12,988,423. Capital Kigali.
Congo River BasinCongo River Basin (General) São Tomé and Principe
Cote d'IvoireCôte d'Ivoire
Local Name Repúblique de Côte d'Ivoire. Area 124,504 sq mi. Population 22,848,945. Capital Yamoussoukro.
SenegalSenegal
Local Name Repúblique du Senegal. Area 75,750 sq mi. Population 13,635,927. Capital Dakar.
DjiboutiDjibouti
Local Name Jumhuriyah Djibouti. Area 8,494 sq mi. Population 828,324. Capital Djibouti.
SeychellesSeychelles
Area 176 sq mi. Population 92,430. Capital Victoria.
EgyptEgypt
Local Name Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah. Area 386,662 sq mi. Population 94,666,993. Capital Cairo.
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone
Area 27,699 sq mi. Population 5,743,725. Capital Freetown.
EritreaEritrea
Local Name Hagere Ertra. Area 45,306 sq mi. Population 5,869,869. Capital Asmara.
SomaliaSomalia
Local Name Jamhuuriyadda Federaalkaa Soomaaliya. Area 246,201 sq mi. Population 10,428,043. Capital Mogadishu.
Equatorial GuineaEquatorial Guinea
Local Official Name Republica da Guinea Ecuatorial. Area 10,830 sq mi. Population 759,450. Capital Malabo.
South AfricaSouth Africa
Area 470,693 sq mi. Population 53,675,563. Capitals Pretoria, Cape Town, Bloemfontein.
EthiopiaEthiopia
Local Name Ityop'iya Federalawi Demokrasiyawi Ripeblik. Area 426,373 sq mi. Population 99,465,910. Capital Addis Ababa.
Southern AfricaSouthern Africa (General)
French West AfricaFrench West Africa (General) SudanSudan
Local Name Jumhuriyat as-Sudan. Area 967,500 sq mi. Population 35,482,233. Capital Khartoum.
GabonGabon
Local Name République Gabonaise. Area 103,347 sq mi. Population 1,640,286. Capital Libreville.
SwazilandSwaziland
Local Official Name Umbuso weSwatini. Area 6,704 sq mi. Population 1,435,613. Capital Mbabane.
GambiaGambia
Area 4,361 sq mi. Population 1,967,709. Capital Banjul.
TanzaniaTanzania
Local Name Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania. Area 365,755 sq mi. Population 51,045,882. Capital Dar es Salaam.
GhanaGhana
Area 92,100 sq mi. Population 25,758,108. Capital Accra.
TogoTogo
Local Name République Togolaise. Area 21,622 sq mi. Population 7,351,374. Capital Lomé.
GuineaGuinea
Local Name République de Guinée. Area 94,926 sq mi. Population 11,474,383. Capital Conakry.
TunisiaTunisia
Local Official Name Al Jumhuriyah at Tunisiyah. Area 63,170 sq mi. Population 11,037,225. Capital Tunis.
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
Local Name Republica da Guiné-Bissau. Area 13,948 sq mi. Population 1,726,170. Capital Bissau.
UgandaUganda
Area 91,134 sq mi. Population 37,101,745. Capital Kampala.
KenyaKenya
Local Name Jumhuri ya Kenya. Area 224,961 sq mi. Population 45,010,056. Capital Nairobi.
West Coast IslandsWest Coast Islands
  Western SaharaWestern Sahara
Area 102,733 sq mi. Population 587,020. Administrative Center Laayoune.

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