Major countries, capitals and their currencies in the continent of Africa:

General knowledge about the continent of Africa:

Africa is one of the seven continents of the world located on Earth. Africa is the second largest continent in the world in terms of area after Asia. There are 54 countries in the continent of Africa. Sudan is the largest country in the continent of Africa and Seychelles is the smallest country. According to Wikipedia the total area of ​​the continent of Africa is about 3,02,21,532 km2 (11,668,598.7 sq mi). It is situated between 37°14' north latitude to 34°50' south latitude and 17°33' west longitude to 51°23' east longitude. The Mediterranean and Europe continents are located in the northern part of the continent of Africa, the Atlantic Ocean in the western part, the South Ocean in the southern part and the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean in the part. The equator passes through the middle of the continent of Africa. Africa is wider in the north than in the south. This continent has vast deserts, very dense forests, wide grasslands, large rivers and lakes and strange wild animals.

Which ocean separates Europe from Africa?

The Strait of Gibraltar separates the continent of Africa from the continent of Europe in the northern part. In the east the Suez Strait connects it with Asia and the Suez Canal separates it from Asia.

List of major rivers of the continent of Africa:

The major rivers of the continent of Africa are as follows: The Nile River, located in the continent of Africa, is the longest river in the world. The length of the Nile River is 6,853 km. Is. The Congo is the second largest river in Africa. Niger is the third largest river in Africa. The Zambezi is the fourth longest river in Africa. Limpopo, Oranj, Nile Nile, Asbas, Sobat Congo, Senegal, Kinane, Juna, Rubama, and Shibeli are other major rivers of the continent of Africa. Here is a list of the names, capitals and currencies of the major countries of the continent of Africa. Generally many questions related to this list are asked in competitive exams. If you are preparing for various competitive exams like: IAS, Teacher, UPSC, PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and other government jobs, then you must know about the major countries of Africa, their capital and their currencies.

List of major countries, capitals and currencies of the continent of Africa:

Country name Their capital Currency name
Angola Luanda Angolian Kwanzaa
Algeria Algiers Algerian Dinar
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr (ETB)
Eritrean Asmara Naqfa (ERN)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Congo Franc (CDF)
Kenya Nairobi Kenyan Shilling
Cape Verde Praia Cape Verde Escudo
Cameroon Yaounde West African CFA Franc
Cte-d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro West African CFA Franc
Comoros Moroni Comorian Franc (KMF)
Guinea Conakry Guinea Franc
Guinea-Bissau Bissau West African CFA Franc
Gabon Libreville Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
The Gambia Banjul Dalasi (GMD)
Ghana Accra Ghana Cedi
Chad N'Jamena Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
Zambian Lusaka Zambian Kwacha (ZMK)
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwe Dollar (ZWD)
Togo lom Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian Dinar
Djibouti Djibouti Franc (DJF)
Tanzanian Dodoma Tanzanian Shilling
South Africa Pretoria South African Rand (ZAR)
South Sudan South Sudanese Pound (SSP)
Niger Niamey West African Franc (West African CFA Franc)
Nigeria Abuja Nair
Namibia Windhoek Namibian Dollar
Western Sahara Laayoune Moroccan Dirham (Most of Western Sahara is currently administered by the Kingdom of Morocco)
Burundi Bujumbura Burundi Franc
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou West African CFA Franc
Benin Porto-Novo West African Franc (West African CFA Franc)
Botswana Gaborone Pula (BWP)
Mediterranean Guinea Malabo Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
Central African Republic Bangui Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha
Mali Bomako West African CFA Franc
Egypt Cairo Egyptian Pound (EGP)
Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy Ariary
Mauritius Mauritius Mauritius Rupee
Mozambique Maputo Mozambian Metical
Moroccan Rabat Moroccan Dirham
Mauritania Nauakchott Ouguiya
Ugandan Kampala Ugandan Shilling
Rwanda Kigali Rwanda French
Liberian Manrovia Liberian Dollar
Libya Tripoli Libyan Dinar
Lesotho Maseru Lesotho Loti
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra
Sierra Leone Freetown Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL)
Sudan Khartoum Sudanese Pound (SDG)
Senegal Dakar Central African Franc (CFA Franc)
Seychelles Victoria Seychelles Rupee (SCR)
Somalia Mogadishu Somali Shilling
Swaziland Mbaban Lilangeni

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