List of African capitals

As the less economically developed, many countries of this continent have the lowest level of life quality in the world. Two capital cities, Cape Town and Pretoria in South Africa are considered the best places to live in this region.

The most visited cities by tourists are Cape Town, Cairo and Tunis. These travel destinations are popular among those who seeking for vibrant colors, ancient monuments, natural attractions and exotic wildlife along with beautiful beaches. Less known, but also very exciting are such capitals like Nairobi, Dakar, Port Louis and Antananarivo.

Alphabetical list of capital cities in Africa
CountryCapital city
A
AlgeriaAlgiers
AngolaLuanda
B
BeninPorto-Novo
BotswanaGaborone
Burkina FasoOuagadougou
BurundiBujumbura
C
Cabo VerdePraia
CameroonYaounde
Central African RepublicBangui
ChadN'Djamena
ComorosMoroni
Democratic Republic of the CongoKinshasa
Republic of the CongoBrazzaville
Cote d'IvoireYamoussoukro
D
DjiboutiDjibouti (city)
E
EgyptCairo
Equatorial GuineaMalabo
EritreaAsmara
EthiopiaAddis Ababa
G
GabonLibreville
GambiaBanjul
GhanaAccra
GuineaConakry
Guinea-BissauBissau
K
KenyaNairobi
L
LesothoMaseru
LiberiaMonrovia
LibyaTripoli
CountryCapital city
M
MadagascarAntananarivo
MalawiLilongwe
MaliBamako
MauritaniaNouakchott
MauritiusPort Louis
MoroccoRabat
MozambiqueMaputo
N
NamibiaWindhoek
NigerNiamey
NigeriaAbuja
R
RwandaKigali
S
Sao Tome and PrincipeSão Tomé
SenegalDakar
SeychellesVictoria
Sierra LeoneFreetown
SomaliaMogadishu
South AfricaPretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
South SudanJuba
SudanKhartoum
SwazilandMbabane
T
TanzaniaDodoma
TogoLomé
TunisiaTunis
U
UgandaKampala
Z
ZambiaLusaka
ZimbabweHarare