Know Your Afrika

How well do you know your Afrika?

53 >>>Beautiful Communities

For More Info on the Communities Click on the Flags

ANGOLA

A.K.A: Ngola

Capital: Luanda

Dialing code: +244

Currency: Angolan kwanza

President: João Lourenço

Population: 31,127,674 (2020)

Area: 1,246,700 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Chokwe, Kikongo, Kimbundu, Oshiwambo, Ngangela and Umbundu

ALGERIA

A.K.A: Numidia

Capital: Algiers [El Djazaïr]

Dialing code: +213

Currency: Algerian dinar

President: Abdelmadjid Tebboune

Population: 44,700,000 (2020)

Area: 2,381,741 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Arabic and Tamazight (Berber)

BENIN

A.K.A: Igodomigodo

Capital: Porto-Novo

Dialing code: +229

Currency: West African CFA franc

President: Patrice Talon

Population: 11,733,059 (2020)

Area: 114,763 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Fon, Yom and Yoruba

BOTSWANA

Capital: Gaborone

Dialing code: +267

Currency: Botswana pula

President: Mokgweetsi Masisi

Population: 2,254,068 (2018) 

Area: 581,730 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Tswana, Sekalaka, Seherero

BURKINA FASO

Capital: Ouagadougou

Dialing code: +226

Currency: West African CFA franc

President: Roch Marc Christian Kaboré

Population: 21,510,181 (2020) 

Area: 274,200 km2

Time Zone: GMT 00

Languages: Moore & Dyula

BURUNDI

A.K.A: Urundi-Ubrundi-Bruwanda

Capital: Gitega

Dialing code: +257

Currency: Burundian franc

President: Évariste Ndayishimiye

Population: 11,865,821 (2020) 

Area: 27,834 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Kirundi & Kiswahili

CAPE VERDE

A.K.A: Cabo Verde

Capital: Praia

Dialing code: +238

Currency: Cape Verdean escudo

President: Jorge Carlos Fonseca

Population: 483,628 (2021) 

Area: 4,033 km2 

Time Zone: GMT-1

Languages: Creole

CAMEROON

Capital: Yaoundé

Dialing code: +237

Currency: Central African CFA franc

President: Paul Biya

Population: 26,545,864 (2020) 

Area: 475,442 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: NA

CENTRAL AFRIKA REPUBLIC

A.K.A: Ubangi-Shari

Capital: Bangui

Dialing code: +236

Currency: Central African CFA franc

President: Faustin-Archange Touadéra

Population: 4,666,368 (2018) 

Area: 622,984 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Baya (Gbaya), Banda, Ngbaka, Sara, Mbum, Kare, and Mandjia

CHAD

A.K.A: Ngazidja-Mwali-Ndziuani

Capital: N’Djamena

Dialing code: +235

Currency: Central African CFA franc

President: Mahamat Déby 

Population: 16,244,513 (2020) 

Area: 1,284,000 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Arabic

COMOROS

Capital: Moroni

Dialing code: +269

Currency: Comorian franc

President: Azali Assoumani 

Population: 850,886 (2018) 

Area: 1,861 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Comorian & Arabic

REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

A.K.A: Kongo

Capital: Moroni

Dialing code: +242

Currency: Central African CFA franc

President:  Denis Sassou Nguesso

Population: 5,244,359 (2018) 

Area: 342,000 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Kituba (Kikongo), Lingala, Swahili, and Tshiluba

COTE D’LIVOIRE

Capital: Yamoussoukro

Dialing code: +225

Currency: West African CFA franc 

President:  Alassane Ouattara

Population: 26,378,274 (2020) 

Area: 322,463 km2

Time Zone: GMT-00

Languages: Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo

DJIBOUTI

Capital: Djibouti

Dialing code: +253

Currency: Djiboutian franc 

President:  Ismail Omar Guelleh

Population: 921,804 (2020) 

Area: 23,200 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Baoulé, Dioula, Dan, Anyin, and Cebaara Senufo

DRC CONGO

A.K.A Kongo

Capital: Kinshasa

Dialing code: +243

Currency: Congolese franc 

President:  Felix Tshisekedi

Population: 92,377,393 (2021) 

Area: 2,345,409 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Kikongo (Kituba), Lingala, Swahili, and Tshiluba.

EGYPT

A.K.A Kemet-Kingipiti

Capital: Cairo

Dialing code: +20

Currency: Egyptian pound 

President:  Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi

Population: 101,478,581 (2021) 

Area: 1,010,408 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Bedawi, Mattokki and Siwi

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Capital: Malabo

Dialing code: +240

Currency: Central African CFA franc 

President:  Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

Population: 1,454,789 (2021) 

Area: 28,050 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: NA

ESWATINI

Capital: Mbabane, Lobamba

Dialing code: +268

Currency: South African rand, Swazi lilangeni 

King: Mswati III

Population: 1,160,164 (2020) 

Area: 17,364 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Swati

ETHIOPIA

A.K.A Katiopa

Capital: Addis Ababa

Dialing code: +251

Currency: Ethiopian birr 

President:  Sahle-Work Zewde

Prime Minister:  Abiy Ahmed

Population: 117,876,227 (2021) 

Area: 1,104,300 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Amharic & Oromo

GABON

Capital: Libreville

Dialing code: +241

Currency: Central African CFA franc

President:  Ali Bongo Ondimba

Prime Minister:  Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda

Population: 2,119,275 (2021) 

Area: 267,667 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Fang

GAMBIA

Capital: Banjul

Dialing code: +220

Currency: Gambian dalasi

President:  Adama Barrow

Population: 2,173,999 (2020) 

Area: 10,689 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Fang

GHANA

Capital: Accra

Dialing code: +233

Currency: Ghanaian cedi

President:  Nana Akufo-Addo

Population: 31,072,940 (2020) 

Area: 239,567 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Akan, Ewe, Ga, Dagaare, and Dagbani

GUINEA

Capital: Conakry

Dialing code: +224

Currency: Guinean franc

President:  Mamady Doumbouya

Population: 12,414,293 (2020) 

Area: 245,857 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Fula, Malinké, Susu; Kissi, Kpelle & Loma

GUINEA BISSAU

Capital: Bissau

Dialing code: +245

Currency: West African CFA franc

President:  Umaro Sissoco Embaló

Population: 1,726,000  (2018) 

Area: 36,125 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Crioulo

KENYA

Capital: Nairobi

Dialing code: +254

Currency: Kenya Shillings

President:  Uhuru Kenyatta

Population: 54,985,698 (2021) 

Area: 580,367 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: KiSwahili

LESOTHO

Capital: Maseru

Dialing code: +266

Currency: Lesotho loti, South African rand

Prime Minister:  Moeketsi Majoro

Population: 2,108,328 (2018) 

Area: 30,355 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Southern Sotho

LIBERIA

Capital: Monrovia

Dialing code: +231

Currency: Liberian Dollar

Prime Minister:  George Weah

Population: 5,214,030 (2021) 

Area: 111,369 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Kpelle, Bassa, Grebo, Dan, Kru, Mano, Loma, and Mandingo

LIBYA

Capital: Tripoli

Dialing code: +218

Currency: Libyan dinar

President:  Mohamed al-Menfi

Population: 6,992,701 (2021) 

Area: 1,759,541 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Tamasheq, Ghadamis, Nafusi, Suknah and Awjilah

MADAGASCAR

Capital: Antananarivo

Dialing code: +261

Currency: Malagasy ariary

President:  Andry Rajoelina

Population: 28,427,328 (2021) 

Area: 587,041 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Roa, Telo, Efatra & Dimy

MALAWI

Capital: Lilongwe

Dialing code: +265

Currency: Malawian Kwacha

President:  Lazarus Chakwera

Population: 19,129,952 (2021) 

Area: 118,484 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Chichewa

MALI

Capital: Bamako

Dialing code: +223

Currency: West African CFA franc

President:  Assimi GoïtaChakwera

Population: 20,250,833 (2020) 

Area: 1,240,192 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Bambara, Fula, Songhai

MAURITANIA

Berber Kingdom

Capital: Nouakchott

Dialing code: +222

Currency: Mauritanian ouguiya

President:  Mohamed Ould Ghazouani

Population: 4,403,313 (2018) 

Area: 1,030,000 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Fula, Soninke, and Wolof 

MAURITIUS

Capital: Port Louis

Dialing code: +230

Currency: Mauritian rupee

Prime Minister:  Pravind Jugnauth

Population: 1,265,475 (2019) 

Area: 2,040 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+4

Languages: Mauritian Creole

MOROCCO

Capital: Rabat

Dialing code: +212

Currency: Moroccan dirham

Prime Mininster:  Aziz Akhannouch

Population: 37,112,080 (2020) 

Area: 710,850 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Arabic and Tamazight 

MOZAMBIQUE

Capital: Maputo

Dialing code: +258

Currency: Mozambican metical

President:  Filipe Nyusi

Population: 30,066,648 (2020) 

Area: 801,590 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Arabic and Tamazight 

NAMIBIA

Capital: Windhoek

Dialing code: +258

Currency: Namibian dollar, South African rand

President:  Hage Geingob

Population: 2,550,226 (2020) 

Area: 825,615 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Oshiwambo dialects, Khoekhoegowab, Afrikaans, RuKwangali, Otjiherero

NIGER

Capital: Niamey

Dialing code: +227

Currency: West African CFA franc

President:  Mohamed Bazoum

Population: 24,112,753 (2020) 

Area: 1,267,000 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Arabic, Hausa, Djerma, Fulani, Manga, Zarma and Tuareg dialects 

NIGERIA

Capital: Abuja

Dialing code: +234

Currency: Naira

President:  Muhammadu Buhari

Population: 211,400,708 (2021) 

Area: 923,769 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fula 

RWANDA

Capital: Kigali

Dialing code: +250

Currency: Rwandan Franc

President:  Paul Kagame

Population: 12,374,397 (2019) 

Area: 26,338 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Kinyarwanda 

SAO TOME & PRINCIPE

Capital: São Tomé

Dialing code: +239

Currency: São Tomé and Príncipe dobra

President:  Carlos Vila Nova

Population: 211,028 (2018) 

Area: 1,001 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Forro

SENEGAL

Capital: Dakar

Dialing code: +221

Currency: West African CFA franc

President:  Macky Sall

Population: 15,854,323 (2018) 

Area: 196,712 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Atlantic and Mande

SEYCHELLES

Capital: Victoria

Dialing code: +248

Currency: Seychellois rupee

President:  Wavel Ramkalawan

Population: 98,462 (2020) 

Area: 459 km2 

Time Zone: GMT+4

Languages: Seychellois Creole

SIERA LEONE

Capital: Freetown

Dialing code: +232

Currency: Sierra Leonean leone

President:  Julius Maada Bio

Population: 8,059,155 (2015) 

Area: 71,740 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Krio, Mende & Temme

SOMALIA

Capital: Mogadishu

Dialing code: +252

Currency: Somali shilling

President: Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo

Population: 15,893,219 (2020) 

Area: 637,657 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Somali & Arabic

SOUTH AFRICA

Azania

Capital: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein

Dialing code: +27

Currency: South African Rand

President: Cyril Ramaphosa

Population: 60,142,978 (2021) 

Area: 1,221,037 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swati, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu

SOUTH SUDAN

Capital: Juba

Dialing code: +211

Currency: South Sudanese pound

President: Salva Kiir Mayardit

Population: 12,778,250 (2019) 

Area: 644,329 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Arabic & Dinka

SUDAN

Capital: Khartoum

Dialing code: +249

Currency: Sudanese pound

President: Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir

Population: 44,909,353 (2019) 

Area: 1,886,068 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Arabic & Dinka

TANZANIA

Capital: Dodoma

Dialing code: +255

Currency: Tanzanian Shillings

President: Samia Suluhu Hassan

Population: 61,193,226 (2021) 

Area: 947,303 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Swahili

TOGO

Capital: Lome

Dialing code: +228

Currency: West African CFA franc

President: Faure Gnassingbé

Population: 8,608,444 (2020) 

Area: 56,785 km2

Time Zone: GMT

Languages: Ewé, Blitta, Kabiyé & Blitta

TUNISIA

Capital: Tunis

Dialing code: +216

Currency: Tunisian dinar

President: Kais Saied

Population: 11,708,370 (2020) 

Area: 163,610 km2

Time Zone: GMT+1

Languages: Tunisian dialect & Arabic

UGANDA

Capital: Kampala

Dialing code: +256

Currency: Ugandan Shillings

President: Yoweri Museveni

Population: 42,729,036 (2018) 

Area: 241,038 km2

Time Zone: GMT+3

Languages: Swahili

ZAMBIA

Capital: Lusaka

Dialing code: +260

Currency: Zambian Kwacha

President: Hakainde Hichilema

Population: 17,351,708 (2018) 

Area: 752,617 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Bemba, Nyanja, Lozi, Tonga, Luvale, Lunda, and Kaonde

ZIMBABWE

Dzimbadzamabhwe

Capital: Harare

Dialing code: +263

Currency: United States Dollar

President: Emmerson Mnangagwa

Population: 15,092,171 (2019) 

Area: 390,757 km2

Time Zone: GMT+2

Languages: Chewa, Chibarwe, Kalanga, Koisan, Nambya, Ndau, Ndebele, Shangani, Shona, sign language, Sotho, Tonga, Tswana, Venda, and Xhosa