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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. African tech startups raise billions of dollars annually, seven African start-ups were included in the World Economic Forum 2021 cohort of 100 Technology Pioneers.

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.

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.


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Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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