African Countries with their Capitals
In SSC, Banking, LIC, Railways, and other competitive exams, the General Awareness section plays an important role nowadays since it is a very scoring section. In this article, we will cover one of the topics of this section i.e “Countries and their Capitals”. This is a very easy topic and if students read it comprehensively they with do well in this section.
Africa: An Introduction
- Africa is the hottest continent in the world and the second driest continent in the world.
- Africa is the second largest continent on Earth, accounting for approximately 22% of the Earth’s total land area and 6% of the Earth’s total land area.
- Africa is the second most populous continent in the world with more than 1.1 billion people or about 16% of the world’s population. Asia is the most populous continent with more than 4.4 billion people or 59% of the world population.
- Africa is the poorest and least developed continent in the world. Of the 40% of illiterate people in Africa, 2/3 are women.
- More than half of Africa’s population is under the age of 25, making it the youngest population in the world.
- In Africa, more than 25 million people are infected with HIV and more than 17 million have already died from the disease. Of all malaria cases worldwide, 90% occur in Africa.
- Deforestation rates in Africa are twice those in the rest of the world. Kenya and Zambia have only about 1-5% of the remaining primary forest.
- Africa is home to more than 25% of the world’s bird species.
- More than a thousand languages are spoken in Africa.
List of African Countries and their Capitals:
|19||South Sudan Juba||Juba|
|28||Central African Republic||Bangui|
|33||Congo, The Democratic Republic||Kinshasa|
|50||Sao Tome and Principe||Sao Tome|
|52||Sierra Leone||Free Town|