African Countries Capitals Currencies

African Countries Capitals Currencies – Africa is the World’s second-largest continent – 30,065,000 km² covering approximately 20% of the Earth’s land and 6% of the Earth’s surface .

  • It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the Indian Ocean to the west and the Mediterranean Sea to the north. The Red Sea and Suez Canal lie to the north-east and separate Africa from Asia.
  • The longest river in the World, The Nile, measuring 6,695 km – flows north ending in a delta that empties into the Mediterranean Sea.
  • The World’s largest desert, The Sahara, measuring 9,000,000 km², covers much of north Africa. The Kalahari desert in south-west Africa measures 259,000 km².
  • The Atlas mountain range lies in the north-west of Africa and the highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, 5895 m, is in Tanzania.

African Countries Capitals Currencies


African Countries Capitals Currencies

Country
Capital
Currency
Algeria Algiers Algerian Dinar
Angola Luanda New Kwanza
Benin Porto-Novo Franc
Botswana Gaborone Pula
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Burkina Faso Franc
Burundi Bujumbura Burundi Franc
Cameroon Yaoundé Franc
Cape Verde Praia Escudo Caboverdiano
Central African Republic Bangui Franc
Chad N’Djamena Franc
Comoros Moroni Comorian Franc
Congo Brazzaville Franc
Côte d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro Franc
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti Franc
Egypt Cairo Egyptian Pound
Equatorial Guinea Malabo Franc
Eritrea Asmara Eritrean Nakfa
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr
Gabon Libreville Franc
Gambia Banjul Dalasi
Ghana Accra Cedi
Guinea Conakry Guinea Franc
Guinea-Bissau Bissau Guinea-Bissau Peso
Ivory Coast Abidjan and Yamoussoukro Franc
Kenya Nairobi Kenyan Shilling
Lesotho Maseru Loti
Liberia Monrovia Liberian Dollar
Libya Tripoli Libyan Dinar
Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy Franc
Malawi Lilongwe Malawian Kwacha
Mali Bamako Malian Franc
Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya
Mauritius Port Louis Mauritius Rupee
Mayotte Dzaoudzi and Mamoudzou French Franc
Morocco Rabat Moroccan Dirham
Mozambique Maputo Metical
Namibia Windhoek Namibian Dollar and Rand
Niger Niamey West African Franc
Nigeria Abuja Naira
Reunion Saint-Denis Euro
Rwanda Kigali Rwanda Franc
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra
Senegal Dakar West African Franc
Seychelles Victoria Seychelles Rupee
Sierre Leone Freetown Leone
Somalia Mogadishu Somali Shilling
South Africa Cape Town Rand
St. Helena Jamestown St. Helena Pound
Swaziland Mbabane and Lobamba Lilangeni
Tanzania Dar es Salaam Tanzanian Shilling
Togo Lome Franc
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian Dinar
Uganda Kampala Ugandan Shilling
Zambia Lusaka Zambian Kwacha
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwe Dollar

Facts About Africa

  • Africa is the second largest continent.
  • Africa is the continent that has the most countries. Currently there are 54 countries in Africa.
  • It is the home of the Nile ,the longest river in the world.
  • The largest desert in the world is also in Africa, the Sahara.
  • The equator passes through the middle of Africa so it receives direct sunlight throughout the year. The World’s hottest place, Ethiopia, is a country in Africa.
  • Ninety-five percent of the worlds’ diamonds and more than 50% of the world’s gold comes from Africa.
  • Scientist believes Africa to be the place where the 1st humans lived.
  • Highest Peak: Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania rises to 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level.
  • Largest Lake: Lake Victoria is 68,800 square kilometers (26,564 square miles) in the area and is divided between three countries, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
  • Longest River: The River Nile is 6,695 kilometers (4,160 miles). The longest river in the world!
  • Smallest Country (by land area): Seychelles, a group of 115 islands located north east of Madagascar.
  • Biggest Country: Algeria, the tenth biggest country in the world.
  • Smallest Nation (of people): Gambia.

– African Countries Capitals Currencies


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