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  • Last Updated : 18 Aug, 2022
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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: 

Serial No.

Country

Capital

1Algeria Algiers 
2EgyptCairo 
3LibyaTripoli 
4MoroccoRabat 
5SudanKhartoum 
6TunisiaTunis 
7BurundiGitega 
8ComorosMoroni 
9DjiboutiDjibouti 
10EritreaAsmara
11EthiopiaAddis Ababa 
12KenyaNairobi 
13MadagascarAntananarivo 
14MalawiLilongwe 
15MauritiusPort Louis 
16MozambiqueMaputo 
17RwandaKigali 
18Somalia MogadishuMogadishu
19South Sudan JubaJuba
20Tanzania DodomaDodoma
21SeychellesVictoria 
22UgandaKampala 
24ZambiaLusaka 
25Zimbabwe Harare 
26AngolaLuanda 
27CameroonYaounde 
28Central African RepublicBangui
29ChadN’Djamena 
30Botswana Gaborone 
31Burkina FasoOuagadougou 
32Cabo VerdePraia 
33Congo, The Democratic RepublicKinshasa
34Congo RepublicBrazzaville 
35Cote d’IvoireYamoussoukro 
36Equatorial GuineaMalabo 
37Eswatini(Swaziland)Mbabane 
38GabonLibreville 
39GambiaBanjul 
40GhanaAccra 
41Guinea Conakry
42Guinea-BissauBissau 
43LesothoMaseru 
44LiberiaMonrovia 
45MaliBamako 
46Mauritania Nouakchott 
47NamibiaWindhoek 
48NigerNiamey 
49NigeriaAbuja 
50Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome 
51SenegalDakar 
52Sierra LeoneFree Town 
53South AfricaPretoria 
54Togo Lome
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