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List Of Countries In Africa By Size

List Of Countries In Africa By Size

How many Countries are In Africa By Size ? There are 54 countries in Africa today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current Size.

Top 10 Largest Countries in Africa (by total area):

  1. Algeria — 2,384,741 km² (919,595 mi²)
  2. Congo (Democratic Republic of) — 2,344,860 km² (905,356 mi²)
  3. Sudan — 1,854,105 km² (715,874 mi²)
  4. Libya — 1,759,540 km² (679,362 mi²)
  5. Chad — 1,284,000 km² (495,755 mi²)
  6. Niger — 1,267,000 km² (489,191 mi²)
  7. Angola — 1,246,700 km² (481,354 mi²)
  8. Mali — 1,240,190 km² (478,840 mi²)
  9. South Africa — 1,219,090 km² (470,693 mi²)
  10. Ethiopia — 1,136,242 km² (438,705 mi²)

List Of Countries In Africa By Size 2022

RankCountryArea% Of Earth RegionRegion
1Algeria2,381,741 km²1.60%Northern Africa
2DR Congo2,344,858 km²1.58%Middle Africa
3Sudan1,886,068 km²1.27%Northern Africa
4Libya1,759,540 km²1.19%Northern Africa
5Chad1,284,000 km²0.86%Middle Africa
6Niger1,267,000 km²0.85%Western Africa
7Angola1,246,700 km²0.84%Middle Africa
8Mali1,240,192 km²0.84%Western Africa
9South Africa1,221,037 km²0.82%Southern Africa
10Ethiopia1,104,300 km²0.74%Eastern Africa
11Mauritania1,030,700 km²0.69%Western Africa
12Egypt1,002,450 km²0.68%Northern Africa
13Tanzania945,087 km²0.64%Eastern Africa
14Nigeria923,768 km²0.62%Western Africa
15Namibia825,615 km²0.56%Southern Africa
16Mozambique801,590 km²0.54%Eastern Africa
17Zambia752,612 km²0.51%Eastern Africa
18Somalia637,657 km²0.43%Eastern Africa
19Central African Republic622,984 km²0.42%Middle Africa
20South Sudan619,745 km²0.42%Middle Africa
21Madagascar587,041 km²0.40%Eastern Africa
22Botswana582,000 km²0.39%Southern Africa
23Kenya580,367 km²0.39%Eastern Africa
24Cameroon475,442 km²0.32%Middle Africa
25Morocco446,550 km²0.30%Northern Africa
26Zimbabwe390,757 km²0.26%Eastern Africa
27Republic of the Congo342,000 km²0.23%Middle Africa
28Ivory Coast322,463 km²0.22%Western Africa
29Burkina Faso272,967 km²0.18%Western Africa
30Gabon267,668 km²0.18%Middle Africa
31Western Sahara266,000 km²0.18%Northern Africa
32Guinea245,857 km²0.17%Western Africa
33Uganda241,550 km²0.16%Eastern Africa
34Ghana238,533 km²0.16%Western Africa
35Senegal196,722 km²0.13%Western Africa
36Tunisia163,610 km²0.11%Northern Africa
37Malawi118,484 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
38Eritrea117,600 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
39Benin112,622 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
40Liberia111,369 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
41Sierra Leone71,740 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
42Togo56,785 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
43Guinea Bissau36,125 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
44Lesotho30,355 km²< 0.1%Southern Africa
45Equatorial Guinea28,051 km²< 0.1%Middle Africa
46Burundi27,834 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
47Rwanda26,338 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
48Djibouti23,200 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
49Eswatini17,364 km²< 0.1%Southern Africa
50Gambia10,689 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
51Cape Verde4,033 km²< 0.1%Western Africa
52Reunion2,511 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
53Mauritius2,040 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
54Comoros1,862 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
55Sao Tome And Principe964 km²< 0.1%Middle Africa
56Seychelles452 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa
57Mayotte374 km²< 0.1%Eastern Africa

Top 10 Smallest Countries in Africa (by total area):

  1. Seychelles — 460 km² (178 mi²)
  2. Sao Tome — 960 km² (371 mi²)
  3. Comoros — 1,861 km² (719 mi²)
  4. Mauritius — 2,040 km² (788 mi²)
  5. Cabo Verde / Cape Verde — 4,030 km² (1,556 mi²)
  6. Gambia — 11,300 km² (4,363 mi²)
  7. Eswatini — 17,360 km² (6,703 mi²)
  8. Djibouti — 23,200 km² (8,958 mi²)
  9. Rwanda — 26,340 km² (10,170 mi²)
  10. Burundi — 27,830 km² (10,745 mi²)

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