How Many Countries are there in Africa? Wow 54!

January 28, 2021
Andrew Walton
Just a happy guy who loves travelling, loves Africa and feels that travelling changes you forever.

Ok a lot of people mistake Africa as a country in its own right.

When in fact their are 54 countries and over 2000 languages.

There are 2 additional states that are under dispute Western Sahara and Somaliland.

Number Country  Population Region
1 Nigeria    206 139 589.00 Western Africa
2 Ethiopia    114 963 588.00 Eastern Africa
3 Egypt    102 334 404.00 Northern Africa
4 DR Congo      89 561 403.00 Middle Africa
5 Tanzania      59 734 218.00 Eastern Africa
6 South Africa      59 308 690.00 Southern Africa
7 Kenya      53 771 296.00 Eastern Africa
8 Uganda      45 741 007.00 Eastern Africa
9 Algeria      43 851 044.00 Northern Africa
10 Sudan      43 849 260.00 Northern Africa
11 Morocco      36 910 560.00 Northern Africa
12 Angola      32 866 272.00 Middle Africa
13 Mozambique      31 255 435.00 Eastern Africa
14 Ghana      31 072 940.00 Western Africa
15 Madagascar      27 691 018.00 Eastern Africa
16 Cameroon      26 545 863.00 Middle Africa
17 Côte d’Ivoire      26 378 274.00 Western Africa
18 Niger      24 206 644.00 Western Africa
19 Burkina Faso      20 903 273.00 Western Africa
20 Mali      20 250 833.00 Western Africa
21 Malawi      19 129 952.00 Eastern Africa
22 Zambia      18 383 955.00 Eastern Africa
23 Senegal      16 743 927.00 Western Africa
24 Chad      16 425 864.00 Middle Africa
25 Somalia      15 893 222.00 Eastern Africa
26 Zimbabwe      14 862 924.00 Eastern Africa
27 Guinea      13 132 795.00 Western Africa
28 Rwanda      12 952 218.00 Eastern Africa
29 Benin      12 123 200.00 Western Africa
30 Burundi      11 890 784.00 Eastern Africa
31 Tunisia      11 818 619.00 Northern Africa
32 South Sudan      11 193 725.00 Eastern Africa
33 Togo         8 278 724.00 Western Africa
34 Sierra Leone         7 976 983.00 Western Africa
35 Libya         6 871 292.00 Northern Africa
36 Congo         5 518 087.00 Middle Africa
37 Liberia         5 057 681.00 Western Africa
38 Central African Republic         4 829 767.00 Middle Africa
39 Mauritania         4 649 658.00 Western Africa
40 Eritrea         3 546 421.00 Eastern Africa
41 Namibia         2 540 905.00 Southern Africa
42 Gambia         2 416 668.00 Western Africa
43 Botswana         2 351 627.00 Southern Africa
44 Gabon         2 225 734.00 Middle Africa
45 Lesotho         2 142 249.00 Southern Africa
46 Guinea-Bissau         1 968 001.00 Western Africa
47 Equatorial Guinea         1 402 985.00 Middle Africa
48 Mauritius         1 271 768.00 Eastern Africa
49 Eswatini         1 160 164.00 Southern Africa
50 Djibouti            988 000.00 Eastern Africa
51 Comoros            869 601.00 Eastern Africa
52 Cabo Verde            555 987.00 Western Africa
53 Sao Tome & Principe            219 159.00 Middle Africa
54 Seychelles              98 347.00 Eastern Africa

 

Which country is the richest in Africa?

  1. NIGERIA – THE RICHEST COUNTRY IN AFRICA (GDP: $446.543 Billion)
  2. SOUTH AFRICA (GDP: $358.839 Billion)
  3. EGYPT (GDP: $302.256 Billion)
  4. ALGERIA (GDP: $172.781 Billion)
  5. MOROCCO (GDP: $119,04 Billion)
  6. KENYA (GDP: $99,246 Billion)

Which country is the first country in Africa?

Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent country and its second largest in terms of population (over 110 million people).

Top Poorest Countries in Africa 2020

  1. Ethiopia (GDP Per Capita $783)
  2. Mozambique (GDP Per Capita $519)
  3. Somalia (GDP Per Capita $478)
  4. Democratic Republic of Congo (GDP Per Capita $448.7)
  5. Madagascar (GDP Per Capita $415.32)
  6. Malawi (GDP Per Capita $402.400)
  7. Niger (GDP Per Capita $400)
  8. Liberia (GDP Per Capita $360)

Safest Places to Visit in Africa

  1. Rwanda. Rwanda is arguably the safest country in Africa, which is immediately apparent upon arrival in the relaxed and sophisticated capital Kigali. …
  2. Botswana
  3. Mauritius
  4. Namibia
  5. Seychelles
  6. Ethiopia
  7. Morocco
  8. Lesotho

What’s are the top 3 dangerous country in Africa?

  1. Somalia,
  2. South Sudan and
  3. Central African Republic (CAR)

The rank is based on current economical, political, governmental situation and crime statistics according to the Global Peace Index

Does Africa continent have snow?

Snow is an almost annual occurrence on some of the mountains of South Africa.

Snowfall is also a regular occurrence at Mount Kenya and Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

The tiny Kingdom of Lesotho is an exceptionally mountainous country, with the highest low point of any nation on Earth. It’s also the coldest country on the continent, with a record low of -4.7°F/ -20.4°C measured in Letseng-le-Draai in 1967.

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