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African countries: Here are all the countries you should visit

With this overview of all the African countries, you can find inspiration for which of the many countries and islands you should visit next time.
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A complete list of all African countries

Africa is not one country, but 54 independent nations, each with a lot to offer on the world's second largest continent.

From the deserts of northern Africa to the dramatic nature of southern Africa. Everywhere in between you will find adventure, beauty, wonders and mystery. Travel anywhere in Africa itself or travel to one of the surrounding islands and enjoy the potential and distinctiveness of different countries.

We have compiled a list of African countries so you can plan your next trip. Whether you are experienced safari travelers or beginner in Africa, then there is an incredible amount to throw over.

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Northern Africa

The countries of northern Africa are rich in sand and desert experiences. You will also be offered exciting ancient and Arab culture and wild stories that the countries hide on.

Northern Africa also borders the south Europe, where the Mediterranean separates the continents. Therefore, it probably comes as no surprise that the countries are also influenced by this European culture.

See here which African countries you can visit in the northern part of the continent:

  • Alge Reed The capital of the country is Algiers
  • Chad - the capital of the country is N'Djamena
  • Egypt - the capital of the country is Cairo
  • Libya - the capital of the country is Tripoli
  • Morocco - the capital of the country is Rabat
  • Sudan - the capital of the country is Khartoum
  • Tunisia - the capital of the country is Tunis
  • Western Sahara - the capital is Laayoune

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Southern Africa

The countries of southern Africa are known to have a bit of it all. Among other things, you can experience the surreal landscapes that look like something from another planet.

If you are a fan of nature parks and hiking, you can choose to visit large national parks, where you also have the chance to experience the unique wildlife.

If you are into wild and varied nature, then southern Africa is definitely a perfect travel destination for you.

See here which African countries you can visit in the southern part of the continent:

  • Angola - the capital of the country is Luanda
  • Botswana - the capital of the country is Gaborone
  • Comoros - the capital of the island is Moroni
  • Lesotho - the capital of the country is Maseru
  • Madagascar - the capital of the island is Antananarivo
  • Malawi - the capital of the country is Lilongwe
  • Mauritius - the capital of the island is Port Louis
  • Mozambique The capital of the country is Maputo
  • Namibia - the capital of the country is Windhoek
  • Reunion - the capital of the island is Saint-Denis
  • Saint Helena - the capital of the island is Jamestown
  • South Africa - the capital of the country is Pretoria
  • Swaziland / Eswatini - the capital of the country is Mbabane
  • Zambia - the capital of the country is Lusaka
  • Zimbabwe - the capital of the country is Harare

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Eastern Africa

The countries of East Africa offer rich and wildlife where you can experience completely classic safari. If a classic beach holiday is your travel style, then East Africa can also offer delicious sandy beaches.

See here which African countries you can visit in the eastern part of the continent:

  • Djibouti - the capital of the country is Djibouti
  • Eritrea - the capital of the country is Asmara
  • Ethiopia - the capital of the country is Addis Ababa
  • Kenya - the capital of the country is Nairobi
  • Seychelles - the capital of the island is Victoria
  • Somalia - the capital of the country is Mogadishu
  • Tanzania - the capital of the country is Dodoma
  • Uganda - the capital of the country is Kampala

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West Africa

The countries of West Africa are rich in wild mountain landscapes and often characterized by the French presence. A great place to start your Africa adventure.

You can indulge in the green nature that definitely invites to a lot of hiking and active activities. The westernmost countries face the Atlantic Ocean

See here which African countries you can visit in the western part of the continent:

  • Benin - the capital of the country is Porto-Novo
  • Burkina Faso The capital of the country is Ouagadougou
  • Ivory Coast - the capital of the country is Yamoussoukro
  • Gambia - the capital of the country is Banjul
  • Ghana The capital of the country is Accra
  • Guinea - the capital of the country is Conakry
  • Guinea-Bissau - the capital of the country is Bissau
  • Cape Verde - the capital of the island is Praia
  • Liberia - the capital of the country is Monrovia
  • Mali - the capital of the country is Bamako
  • Mauritania - the capital of the country is Nouakchott
  • Niger The capital of the country is Niamey
  • Nigeria The capital of the country is Abuja
  • Senegal - the capital of the country is Dakar
  • Sierra Leone - the capital of the country is Freetown
  • Togo - the capital of the country is Lomé

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Central Africa

The countries of Central Africa offer undiscovered adventures. Among other things, you can experience large gorillas, explore the African jungle and go on excursions in the many national parks.

See here which African countries you can visit in the central part of the continent:

  • Burundi - the capital of the country is Gitega
  • Cameroon - the capital of the country is Yaoundé
  • Congo - the capital of the country is Brazzaville
  • The Central African Republic - the capital of the country is Bangui
  • Gabon - the capital of the country is Libreville
  • Rwanda - the capital of the country is Kigali

With this overview of all the African countries, you can find inspiration for which or how many of the African countries and islands you should visit on your next trip.

Africa certainly has a lot to offer and is often also an overlooked continent. So if you have not been there before, do not hesitate to pack your suitcase or backpack and get going. You will not regret it.

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Good travel desire to Africa!

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