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What is the capital and largest city in Zimbabwe?
The capital of Zimbabwe is Harare. It is also the largest city in the country. Shona is one of the official languages and Mugabe is the president.
Cairo is the capital city of this country in North Africa:
Cairo is the capital of Egypt, home of the Great Sphinx and the ancient pyramids.
Cape Verde is an island country in the Atlantic. The capital means beach, what is it?
Praia means beach in Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole.
Which of these West African nations has Monrovia as its capital?
Monrovia is the capital of Liberia, the West African country that declared its independence on July 26th, 1847.
What is the capital of Tanzania?
Dodoma is the capital city, Swahili is the official spoken language, and Malawi is a county located south of Tanzania.
Which country in West Africa has Freetown as its capital?
Sierra Leone borders Guinea, Liberia and the Atlantic Ocean.
What is the capital of Togo?
Lome is the capital of Togo, which is located near the Gulf of Guinea, and neighbors Ghana.
The capital of this country is located near the Lilongwe River. What is it?
Lilongwe is the capital of Malawi, and its largest city. And as of 2015, its estimated population is 1,077,116.
Home to rare mountain gorillas, this nation is also host to the capital city Kigali. What is it?
There are 700 mountain gorillas that remain on Earth, and some Central African countries like Rwanda, offer gorilla trekking safaris.
Known for safari expeditions and animal reserves, Kenya also boasts this capital city:
Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. It is home to the Nairobi National Park, the world’s only game reserve in a major city.
Which nation takes its name from the Buganda Kingdom and has the capital city Kampala?
Buganda is the largest of the traditional kingdoms in present-day Uganda. It includes all of Uganda’s Central Region, including Kampala. There are 6 million Bagandas, which make up the largest Ugandan ethnic group.
The capital of Seychelles is Victoria. True or False.
Seychelles has the smallest population of any independent African state with a population of 90,024.
Which of these cities is the capital of Tunisia?
Tunis is the capital and largest city of Tunisia. Its greater metropolitan area is referred to as Grand Tunis.
Which of these cities is NOT an administrative, royal or legislative capital of Swaziland?
Abuja is the capital of Nigeria. Mbabane and Lobamba function as capital cities for Swaziland.
What is the capital of Namibia?
Windhoek is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area at around 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level.
Which of these cities is NOT an administrative, legislative or judicial capital of South Africa?
Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa, but it is not an administrative, legislative or judicial capital city. It is also the world’s largest city not situated on a river, coastline or lake.
Dakar is the capital of Senegal. True or False?
Dakar rests on the western edge of Africa. It’s a good departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade.
This country has a flag with red, green and white, its capital is Algiers. What is the country?
Located in Northern Africa, Algeria has one of the largest militaries in Africa and the largest defense budget on the continent.
The capital of Djibouti is Djibouti. True or False?
True. The capital of Djibouti is Djibouti (city).
What is the capital of Ethiopia?
Addis Ababa is where the African Union is based.
Antananarivo is the capital of this country that is also the name of a movie. What is it?
Antananarivo is the capital of Madagascar, which was also the name of a 2005 animated film.
Lesotho is entirely surrounded by South Africa, what is the capital of this small country?
Maseru is the capital of Lesotho and the Maseru District, a district of Lesotho.
What is the capital of Libya?
Tripoli, with a population of about 1.1 million people, is a metropolitan area situated on the edge of the desert.
Rabat is the capital of this nation popular among travelers:
Rabat, the capital of Morocco, is the seventh largest city center with an urban population of approximately 580,000, and a metropolitan population of over 1.2 million.
Bamako is not the capital of Mali. True or False?
False. Bamako is the capital of Mali.
What is the capital of Niger?
Niamey lies on the Niger River. It is an administrative, cultural and economic center.
What is the capital of São Tomé and Príncipe ?
São Tomé and Príncipe is composed of two islands and a number of smaller islets. It is considered one of Africa’s smallest countries.
What is the capital of Angola? (Hint: It rhymes with Rwanda.)
Luanda, the capital of Angola, was formerly named named São Paulo da Assunção de Loanda.
The Ivory Coast has the longest named capital city. What is it?
Yamoussoukro is the political and administrative capital of the Ivory Coast.
Gaborone is the capital of this nation:
Gaborone is the capital of Botswana. Botswana is a country enclosed by land. It’s also one of the few African countries that have a history of holding successful democratic elections.
What is the capital of Gabon?
Libreville is the capital of Gabon, and in 2012 its population was an estimated 797,003.
There are two separate nations for the Congo with two capitals. True or False?
True. The Republic of Congo is a country in central Africa. Some refer to it as little Congo. The capital is Brazzaville. The Democratic Republic of Congo is much larger, the third largest country on the continent, in fact. The capital is Kinshasha.
Cameroon is a very diverse country, can you guess the name of its capital city?
Yaounde is the capital of Cameroon and home to many foreign embassies.
What is the capital of Burundi?
Bujumbura is the capital of Burundi, though its former name was Usumbura.
Possibly one of the most fun names to say, Ouagadougou, is the capital of which country?
Burkina Faso is home to Ouagadougou, a name that is shortened to Ouaga for easy pronunciation.
Maputo, a city near the harbor, is the capital of Mozambique. True or False?
Maputo is also located near the harbor, an economic epicenter for the nation.
Zambia is in Southern Africa. Most people live near this capital city:
Lusaka is Zambia’s capital. Both Angola and Botswana are other African nations.
What is the capital of the largest country in Africa?
Sudan is the largest country in Africa with a total area of 967,495 sq. miles.
Mogadishu is the capital of Togo. True or False?
Mogadishu is the capital of Somalia.