Largest Cities In Africa | The Biggest City In Africa 2017

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Top 5 Largest Cities In Africa Continent By Population, This Is  Complete List Of The Biggest Cities In Africa Continent 2017.

Africa is one of the largest continent in the world, Africa is the second most populous continent in the world after Asia. Africa is improving in it’s infrastructure facilities and with this, It’s indulged with both Developing and Under Developed Countries. Nigeria still holds Africa Giant.

largest cities in africa

Now you are wishing to make a visit to Africa and you are searching for the biggest and the largest city in Africa check the list below for full affirmation.

LARGEST CITIES IN AFRICA – TOP 5 BIGGEST CITY IN AFRICA.

  • LAGOS

Lagos is a city in Nigeria and this is the main heart of Nigeria where major financial activities are carried out as well as Africa, Though not the federal capital territory, Lagos State also known as (Èkó) In Local Language was the formal FCT Before it was moved to Abuja.

This city conserved many resources and this is the most beautiful city in Nigeria, It holds one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world and it is also one of the fastest developing city in world probably among the top 20.

LAND AREA: 1,171.28 km2 

URBAN POPULATION: 21,000,000

LOCATION: NIGERIA

  • CAIRO

The second largest city in africa is  situated at Egypt, It is often reffered to as Maṣr in Egyptian Arabic Language, Cairo is the largest city in Egypt and probably thee 15th Largest City in the world.

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and this city serves as the major developing city in Egypt, Cairo was ranked first among the most busiest city in Middle East and 15th in the world with a total population of 1Billion Annual Passengers.

LAND AREA: 6740 km2 

URBAN POPULATION: 20,439,541

LOCATION: EGYPT

  • KINSHASA BRAZAVILLE

The third largest city in Africa is located at Congo, It holds the federal capital territory of the Republic Of Congo, This is the largest city in Congo and the third most biggest city in Africa.

LAND AREA: 1563 km2 

URBAN POPULATION: 1,373,382 (2007)

LOCATION: CONGO

  • GREATER JOHANNESBURG

Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area is the area surrounding Johannesburg, It is based on the discovery of Gold and the city is probably Oblong in shape due to it’s metropolitan attribute.

LAND AREA: 1644.9 km2 

URBAN POPULATION: 7,550,000 (2007)

LOCATION: SOUTH AFRICA.

  • MOGADISHU

The last we will be having on the list is situated at Somalia, In the country local language it is known as Hamar and this city serves the largest and the most populous city in Somalia.

Located at the coastal region of Indian Ocean, Mogadishu is the capital of somalia where many important national institutions are carried out.

LAND AREA: 1657 km2 

URBAN POPULATION: 5,845,000

LOCATION: SOMALIA


That is it for Largest Cities In Africa | The Biggest City In Africa 2017. Have any major concerns on the list, Kindly drop a comment below.

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