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.

RankCity NameCountryCity PopulationUrban Area (km2)Urban Area Rank
1CairoEgypt9,120,3506,6401
2KinshasaDemocratic Republic of the Congo9,046,00058312
3LagosNigeria7,937,932999.67
4AlexandriaEgypt4,110,0151,0346
5AbidjanCote D'Ivoire3,660,6822,1192
6Addis AbabaEthiopia3,384,56952714
7NairobiKenya3,138,29569611
8AlgiersAlgeria2,988,1451,1904
9CasablancaMorocco2,949,80532418
10Cape TownSouth Africa2,900,00068610
11GizaEgypt2,681,863-19
12Dar es SalaamTanzania2,497,9401,5903
13OmdurmanSudan2,395,159-20
14DurbanSouth Africa2,354,9008299
15IbadanNigeria2,338,6591,1905
16TripoliLibya2,220,00040016
17KanoNigeria2,163,22549915
18LuandaAngola1,822,40733617
19HarareZimbabwe1,606,0009608
20DakarSenegal1,030,59454713

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