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Interactive Map: Population stats in Africa

About population stats in Africa

Have you wondered which are the 10 most populous countries in Africa, or which ones are the 10 smallest nations on the continent? We provide answers in this post, using 2015 Internet World Stats as our source.

 

Interactive African map

Hover on the African map below to see population stats of the different countries.

Lighter Colours – countries with smallest populations
Darker Colours – countries with largest populations

 

Findings

10 Smallest African Countries

CountryPopultion
Saint Helena4,513
Seychelles92,430
Sao Tome & Principe194,006
Mayotte220,300
Cape Verde545,993
Western Sahara554,795
Equatorial Guinea740,743
Comoros780,971
Djibouti828,324
Reunion Island867,687

 

10 Largest African Countries

CountryPopulation
Nigeria181,562,056
Ethiopia99,465,819
Egypt88,487,396
D.R. Congo79,375,136
South Africa54,777,809
Tanzania51,045,882
Kenya45,925,301
Algeria39,542,166
Uganda37,101,745
Sudan36,108,853

 

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Question:

Do you see any patterns in the population sizes, be they based on location on the continent, language, politics, economy, religion, etc?

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