Updated List of African Countries with their Capital, Currency and Language

Some Facts About Africa

  • There are total 54 countries in africa continent according to the United Nations. which is the biggest number of countries in any continent.
  • Algeria is the biggest country in Africa according to area.
  • Nigeria is the most populated country in Africa continent.
  • Seychelles is the smallest country in the African continent both in terms of population and area.

Updated List of African Countries with their Capital, Currency and Language

Part of Africa

  • Eastern Africa
  • Northern Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • Western Africa
  • Middle Africa

Eastern Africa

Country Capital Currency Language
Burundi Bujumbura Franc Kirundi, French
Comoros Moroni Franc Comorian, Arabic, French
Djibouti Djibouti Franc French, Arabic
Eritrea Asmara Nakfa Tigrinya, Arabic, English
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr Amharic
Kenya Nairobi Shilling Swahili, English
Madagascar Antananarivo Ariary Malagasy, French
Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha English, Chewa
Mauritius Port Louis Rupee Mauritian Creole, French, English
Mozambique Maputo Metical Portuguese
Rwanda Kigali Franc Kinyarwanda, English, Swahili, French
Seychelles Victoria Rupee Seychellois Creole, French, English
Somalia Mogadishu Shilling Somali,Arabic
South Sudan Juba Pound English
Tanzania Dodoma (official), Dar es Salaam (seat of government) Shilling Swahili, English
Uganda Kampala Shilling Swahili, English, Luganda
Zambia Lusaka Kwacha English
Zimbabwe Harare Dollar English, Sesotho, Shona, Sindebele, Chewa

Northern Africa

Country Capital Currency Language
Algeria Algiers Dinar Arabic, Berber
Egypt Cairo Pound Arabic
Libya Tripoli Dinar Arabic
Morocco Rabat Dirham Arabic, Berber
Sudan Khartoum Pound Arabic, English
Tunisia Tunis Dinar Arabic

Southern Africa

Country Capital Currency Language
Botswana Gaborone Pula English, Setswana/Tswana
Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) Mbabane (administrative), Lobamba (royal and legislative) Rand Swazi lilangeni English, Swati
Lesotho Maseru Loti English, Sesotho
Namibia Windhoek Dollar English
South Africa Pretoria (administrative/executive), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial) Rand Afrikaans, English, Ndebele, Sepedi, Sesotho, Setswana, Swati, Tsonga, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu

Western Africa

Country Capital Currency Language
Benin Porto-Novo Franc French
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Franc French
Cape Verde Praia Escudo Portuguese
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Yamoussoukro (official), Abidjan (seat of government) Franc French
Gambia Banjul Dalasi English
Ghana Accra Cedi English
Guinea Conakry Franc French
Guinea-Bissau Bissau Franc Portuguese
Liberia Monrovia Dollar English
Mali Bamako Franc French
Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya Arabic
Niger Niamey Franc French
Nigeria Abuja Naira English
Senegal Dakar Franc French
Sierra Leone Freetown Leone English
Togo Lomé Franc French

Middle Africa

Country Capital Currency Language
Angola Luanda Kwanza Portuguese
Cameroon Yaoundé Franc French, English
Central African Republic Bangui Franc French, Sango
Chad N’Djamena Franc French, Arabic
Congo Brazzaville Franc French
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Franc French
Equatorial Guinea Malabo Franc Spanish, French, Portuguese
Gabon Libreville Franc French
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra Portuguese
Updated List of African Countries with their Capital, Currency and Language Updated List of African Countries with their Capital, Currency and Language Reviewed by Admin on October 07, 2019 Rating: 5

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