Chic African Culture

Palindrome city names on the continent of Africa

A palindrome is a name that can be spelled either from left to right or right to left identically. In other words, palindromes are words, which read the same backward. Mom and Dad are two simple palindromes. In Africa, Nigeria has the most places on the African continent with seven cities whose names are palindromes. Madagascar holds the record for the longest city with a palindromic name, Anahanahana, Madagascar.

Madagascar holds the record for the longest city with a palindromic name, Anahanahana, Madagascar.
Anahanahana Madagascar
There are 20 palindrome city names on the continent of Africa located in 13 African countries of Angola, Burkina Faso, Chad, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe.

City names on the continent of Africa that reads the same backward as forward.

Angola
City of Iai

Burkina Faso
City of Ibi

Chad
City of Madaradam

Madagascar
City of Anahanahana

Mali
City of Lellel

Morocco
City of Akka

Niger
City of Tassessat

Nigeria
Cities of:
Aba
Abiriba
Apapa
Elleyelle
Ibi
Oyo
Uburubu

Senegal
City of Matam

Sierra Leone
City of Dibid

Somalia
Cities of:
Daba Qabad
Aluula

Sudan
City of Illibilli

Zimbabwe
City of Madoko Dam


Did you know
IDI is the first name of a notorious Ugandan dictator whose first name is a palindrome.

 Chic African Culture The African Gourmet Logo

Popular posts from this blog

Nature Holds Many Secrets | Hurricanes, Angry African Ancestors

Survival of the Fattest, obese Europeans starving Africa

Charging Cell Phones in Rural Africa