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The African Capitals

Capitals of All 53 Independent African Nations 

Listed below are the capitals of all 53 independent African Nations.  We believe this is the only such list and historical profile of these capitals on the Internet.  We have also listed the 15 capitals of majority-black nations in Latin America and the West Indies.  

Abuja, Nigeria
Accra, Ghana
Addis Abba, Ethiopia
Algiers, Algeria
Antananarivo, Madagascar
Asmera, Eritrea
Bamako, Mali
Bangui, Central African Republic
Banjul, Gambia
Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo
Bujumbura, Burundi 
Cairo, Egypt
Conakry, Guinea
Dakar, Senegal
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Djibouti City, Djibouti
Freetown, Sierra Leone
Gaborone, Botswana
Harare, Zimbabwe
Juba, South Sudan
Kampala, Uganda
Khartoum, Sudan
Kigali, Rwanda
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Libreville, Gabon
Lilongwe, Malawi
Lome, Togo
Luanda, Angola
Lusaka, Zambia
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Maputo, Mozambique
Maseru, Lesotho
Mbabane, Swaziland
Mogadishu, Somalia
Monrovia, Liberia
Moroni, Comoros
Nairobi, Kenya
N’Djamena, Chad
Niamey, Niger
Nouakchott, Mauritania
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Port Louis, Mauritius
Pretoria, South Africa
Porto Novo, Benin
Praia, Cape Verde
Rabat, Morocco
Tripoli, Libya
Tunis, Tunisia
Victoria, Seychelles
Windhoek, Namibia
Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire
Yaoundé, Cameroon

Capitals of Other Independent Predominately Black Nations in Latin America and the West Indies

Belmopan, Belize
Bridgetown, Barbados
Castries, St. Lucia
Georgetown, Guyana
Hamilton, Bermuda
Kingston, Jamaica
Kingston, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Nassau, Bahamas
Oranjestad, Aruba
Paramaribo, Surinam
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Port-of-Spain, Trinidad
Roseau, Dominica
Saint John’s, Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Georges, Grenada
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

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