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Top 20 Largest Countries in Africa


List of African Country by Size.

Africa map. Top five largest countries of Africa is Algeria, Congo Democratic Republic of the, Sudan, Libya and Chad.
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Which are the top twenty largest, smallest, and territorial country in Africa by land area?


1. The continent of Africa is the world’s second largest based on land area and population just after Asia.

2. Top five largest countries of Africa is Algeria, Congo Democratic Republic of the, Sudan, Libya and Chad.

3. Top five smallest African countries and territories are Mauritius, São Tomé and Príncipe, Seychelles, Saint Helena and Mayotte.

Top 20 Largest Country In Africa
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African Country from largest to smallest
Area (sq mi)
Area (sq km)
Algeria
919,595
2,381,740
905,568
2,345,410
Sudan
718,723
1,861,484
Libya
679,362
1,759,540
Chad
495,755
1,284,000
Niger
489,191
1,267,000
Angola
481,354
1,246,700
Mali
478,767
1,240,000
471,011
1,219,912
Ethiopia
435,186
1,127,127
Mauritania
397,955
1,030,700
Egypt
386,662
1,001,450
Tanzania
364,900
945,087
Nigeria
356,669
923,768
318,696
825,418
Mozambique
309,496
801,590
290,586
752,614
South Sudan
248,777
644,329
Somalia
246,201
637,657
Central African Republic (CAR)
240,535
622,984
Botswana
231,804
600,370
Madagascar
226,657
587,040
Kenya
224,962
582,650
Cameroon
183,568
475,440
Morocco
172,414
446,550
Zimbabwe
150,804
390,580
Republic of Congo
132,047
342,000
Cote d'Ivoire
124,503
322,460
Burkina Faso
105,869
274,200
Gabon
103,347
267,667
Western Sahara
102,703
266,000
Guinea
94,926
245,857
Ghana
92,456
239,460
Uganda
91,136
236,040
Senegal
75,749
196,190
Tunisia
63,170
163,610
Eritrea
46,842
121,320
Malawi
45,745
118,480
Benin
43,483
112,620
Liberia
43,000
111,370
Sierra Leone
27,699
71,740
Togo
21,925
56,785
Guinea-Bissau
13,946
36,120
Lesotho
11,720
30,355
Equatorial Guinea
10,831
28,051
Burundi
10,745
27,830
Rwanda
10,169
26,338
Djibouti
8,880
23,000
6,704
17,363
The Gambia
4,363
11,300
Capo Verde
1,557
4,033
Reunion
972
2,517
838
2,170
Mauritius
788
2,040
São Tomé and Príncipe
386
1,001
Seychelles
176
455
Saint Helena
158
410
Mayotte
144
374


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