Africa

Population1,283,509,691 inhabitants
Area30,440,297 km²
Density42.16 inhabitants / km²
Number of countries and territories61
Number of Time zone6
Life expectancy59.60 years
Birth rate35.60 ‰
Death rate13.00 ‰
Infant mortality rate84.90 ‰
Number of languages spoken1,302
GDP2,424 billions USD$ (2017)
GDP/capita1,888 USD$ (2017)
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North Africa
Countries and territoriesPopulation
Algeria43,003,767 inhabitants
Egypt97,833,521 inhabitants
Libya6,549,402 inhabitants
Morocco35,481,848 inhabitants
Western Sahara654,052 inhabitants
Tunisia11,582,075 inhabitants
Madeira254,368 inhabitants
Canary Islands2,108,121 inhabitants
Total197,467,154 inhabitants
Sub-Saharan Africa
Countries and territoriesPopulation
Benin11,496,140 inhabitants
Guinea-Bissau1,584,791 inhabitants
Guinea11,883,516 inhabitants
Ghana30,280,811 inhabitants
Gambia2,207,816 inhabitants
Gabon1,995,659 inhabitants
Ivory Coast25,117,809 inhabitants
Congo5,279,517 inhabitants
Central African Republic5,745,135 inhabitants
Cape Verde544,081 inhabitants
Cameroon23,799,022 inhabitants
Burkina Faso20,870,060 inhabitants
Equatorial Guinea2,015,334 inhabitants
Liberia5,310,548 inhabitants
Mali20,252,586 inhabitants
Mauritania3,984,110 inhabitants
Niger21,546,595 inhabitants
Nigeria212,871,345 inhabitants
Democratic Republic of the Congo92,724,919 inhabitants
São Tomé and Príncipe201,770 inhabitants
Senegal16,209,125 inhabitants
Sierra Leone7,794,974 inhabitants
Chad15,162,044 inhabitants
Togo7,352,781 inhabitants
Total546,230,488 inhabitants
East Africa
Countries and territoriesPopulation
Burundi11,759,805 inhabitants
Comoros845,477 inhabitants
Djibouti1,048,999 inhabitants
Eritrea5,187,948 inhabitants
Ethiopia98,802,543 inhabitants
Mauritius1,265,637 inhabitants
Seychelles97,023 inhabitants
Rwanda12,089,721 inhabitants
Réunion866,506 inhabitants
Uganda39,612,378 inhabitants
Mayotte270,372 inhabitants
Madagascar26,453,320 inhabitants
Kenya46,050,302 inhabitants
Somalia13,611,470 inhabitants
Sudan41,435,412 inhabitants
Tanzania54,199,163 inhabitants
Somaliland4,979,218 inhabitants
South Sudan12,864,588 inhabitants
Puntland4,905,246 inhabitants
Chagos4,239 inhabitants
Total366,464,903 inhabitants
Southern Africa
Countries and territoriesPopulation
South Africa57,725,606 inhabitants
Angola29,131,016 inhabitants
Botswana2,325,082 inhabitants
Lesotho2,183,687 inhabitants
Malawi17,918,049 inhabitants
Mozambique29,632,474 inhabitants
Namibia2,352,592 inhabitants
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha5,705 inhabitants
Eswatini (Swaziland)1,159,250 inhabitants
Zambia16,887,720 inhabitants
Zimbabwe14,025,965 inhabitants
Total173,347,146 inhabitants
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