Ever wondered what the 54 African countries are?
Here’s a comprehensive list and a map. You can also read a guide with short descriptions here.
The 54 African Countries – list
- Burkina Faso
- Cape Verde
- Central African Republic
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Republic of the Congo
- Equatorial Guinea
- Ivory Coast
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Sudan
Map of African Countries
More about Africa
Africa has the second largest population in the world, with an estimated 1 billion inhabitants.
This makes up for about 15% of the world’s population (2020).
Languages in Africa
There are over 1.000 official languages spoken across the African continent. Read more about the languages of Africa.
Religion in Africa
The largest religion in Africa is Islam, followed by Christianity.