List of 20 Largest Cities in Africa

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Africa is one of the largest Continents and has many Low income Countries, The Largest Cities in Africa is listed by Population from Largest and the list shows Top 20 largest in Africa. Some of the cities which is in near Populations that changing ranks constantly for the position of largest cities. Egypt and Nigeria has many cities and most populated, mainly cities largeness measured on Total Population, Area of the Cities depending on Buildings thickness and empty area in the middle of the cities. Cairo is the Largest City on Population and Area in the Continent of Africa located in Egypt with City Population of 9,120,350 and has over 6,000 Square Km Area.

The following list shows the cities of Largest in Africa shorted by Population with Ranking by Total Area.

Rank

City Name

Country

City Population

Urban Area (km2)

Urban Area Rank

1 Cairo Egypt 9,120,350 6,640 1
2 Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo 9,046,000 583 12
3 Lagos Nigeria 7,937,932 999.6 7
4 Alexandria Egypt 4,110,015 1,034 6
5 Abidjan Cote D’Ivoire 3,660,682 2,119 2
6 Addis Ababa Ethiopia 3,384,569 527 14
7 Nairobi Kenya 3,138,295 696 11
8 Algiers Algeria 2,988,145 1,190 4
9 Casablanca Morocco 2,949,805 324 18
10 Cape Town South Africa 2,900,000 686 10
11 Giza Egypt 2,681,863 - 19
12 Dar es Salaam Tanzania 2,497,940 1,590 3
13 Omdurman Sudan 2,395,159 - 20
14 Durban South Africa 2,354,900 829 9
15 Ibadan Nigeria 2,338,659 1,190 5
16 Tripoli Libya 2,220,000 400 16
17 Kano Nigeria 2,163,225 499 15
18 Luanda Angola 1,822,407 336 17
19 Harare Zimbabwe 1,606,000 960 8
20 Dakar Senegal 1,030,594 547 13
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