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Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

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Africa Continent Countries Capitals with Currency & Code


Africa is considered to be the second largest continent in the world both in size and population and also the hottest continent on earth. There are 54 countries in Africa today. Among the African countries, the biggest one is Algeria. The list of African countries is shown below along with their Capital, Currency and Language. Aspirants shall go through the countries as well as the dependent territories from the given table.

Africa Continent Countries Capitals with Currency

Country Capital Currency Language
Algeria Agiers Algerian dinar (DZD) Arabic
Angola Luanda Kwanza(AOA) Portuguese
Benin Porto-Novo (official) Eco French
Botswana Gaborone Pula(BWP) English, Setswana
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Eco French
Burundi Bujumbura Burundian franc(BIF) Kirundi, French
Cameroon Yaoundé Central AfricanCFA franc(XAF) French, English
Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo(CVE) Portuguese
Central African Republic Bangui Central African CFA franc (XAF) French, Sango
Chad N’Djamena Central African CFA franc(XAF) French, Arabic
Comoros Moroni Comorian franc(KMF) Comorian, Arabic, French
Congo (Congo-Brazzaville) Brazzaville Central African CFA franc (XAF) French
Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Yamoussoukro (official),Abidjan (seat of government) Eco French
Democratic Republic of the Congo (Congo-Kinshasa) Kinshasa Congolese franc(CDF) French
Djibouti Djibouti Djiboutian franc(DJF) French, Arabic
Egypt Cairo Egyptian pound(EGP) Arabic
Equatorial Guinea Malabo Central African CFA franc (XAF) Spanish, French, Portuguese
Eritrea Asmara Eritrean nakfa (ERN) Tigrinya, Arabic, English
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Ethiopian birr (ETB) Amharic
Gabon Libreville Central African CFA franc (XAF) French
Gambia Banjul Gambian dalasi (GMD) English
Ghana Accra Ghana cedi (GHS) English
Guinea Conakry Guinean franc(GNF) French
Guinea-Bissau Bissau Eco Portuguese
Kenya Nairobi Kenyan shilling(KES) Swahili, English
Lesotho Maseru Lesotho loti(LSL) English, Sesotho
Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollara(LRD) English
Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar (LYD) Arabic
Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy ariary(MGA) Malagasy, French
Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha(D) (MWK) English, Chichewa
Mali Bamako Eco French
Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya(MRO) Arabic
Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee(MUR) Mauritian Creole, French, English
Mayotte Mamoudzou,Overseas department of France Euro(EUR) French
Morocco Rabat Moroccan dirham(MAD) Arabic, Berber
Mozambique Maputo Mozambican metical(MZN) Portuguese
Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar(NAD) English
Niger Niamey Eco French
Nigeria Abuja Naira (NGN) English
Réunion Saint-Denis Euro French
Rwanda Kigali Rwandan franc(RWF) Kinyarwanda, English,
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Jamestown (Saint Helena),
Georgetown (Ascension Island),
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas (Tristan da Cunha)
Saint Helena pound,Pound sterling English
Sao Tome and Principe São Tomé Dobra(STD) Portuguese
Senegal Dakar Eco French
Seychelles Victoria Seychellois rupee(SCR) Seychellois Creole,
French, English
Sierra Leone Freetown Leone(SLL) English
Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling(SOS) Somali, Arabic
Somaliland Hargeisa Somaliland shillinga (SLSH) Somali, Arabic
South Africa Pretoria (administrative/executive),
Cape Town (legislative),
Bloemfontein (judicial)
South African rand(ZAR) Afrikaans
Southern Ndebele
Northern Sotho
Southern Sotho
South Sudan Juba South Sudanese pound(SSP) English
Sudan Khartoum Sudanese pound(SDG) Arabic, English
Swaziland Mbabane (administrative),
Lobamba (royal and legislative)
South African rand Swazi lilangeni (SZL) English,
Tanzania Dodoma (official),
Dar es Salaam (seat of government)
Tanzanian shilling(TZS) Swahili, English
Togo Lome Eco French
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar(TND) Arabic
Uganda Kampala Ugandan shilling(UGX) Swahili, English, Luganda
Zambia Lusaka Zambian kwacha(ZMW) English
Zimbabwe Harare United States Dollar, RTGS dollar English, Shona, Sindebele

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