Africa - Top 100+ Cities by Population

Population data by city is the population of the city itself, not the metro area (for specific metro area data, see our ranking by metro area). Data is as of 2011 estimates.

Rank CityCountryPopulation
3,501. Oussivo Comoros 1,708
3,502. Harembo Comoros 1,698
3,503. Pandamatenga Botswana 1,685
3,504. Ncue Equatorial Guinea 1,683
3,505. Gaphatshwe Botswana 1,678
3,506. Dorowa Mining Lease Zimbabwe 1,676
3,507. Omboué Gabon 1,667
3,508. Mabuli Botswana 1,665
3,509. Salimani Comoros 1,662
3,510. Séléa Comoros 1,662
3,511. Makwata Botswana 1,660
3,512. Saint Aubin Mauritius 1,659
3,513. Vanambouani Comoros 1,654
3,514. Cocobeach Gabon 1,653
3,515. Beatrice Zimbabwe 1,647
3,516. Loyada Djibouti 1,646
3,517. Dankunku The Gambia 1,641
3,518. Cluny Mauritius 1,629
3,519. Sehithwa Botswana 1,614
3,520. Mouanko Cameroon 1,604
3,521. Mandza Comoros 1,602
3,522. Chiradzulu Malawi 1,580
3,523. Nkoyaphiri Botswana 1,578
3,524. Kamativi Mine Zimbabwe 1,575
3,525. Muhororo Uganda 1,567
3,526. Gunjur Kuta The Gambia 1,566
3,527. Bambous Virieux Mauritius 1,540
3,528. Petite Case Noyale Mauritius 1,525
3,529. Évodoula Cameroon 1,521
3,530. Mogapinyana Botswana 1,515
3,531. Sutukung The Gambia 1,506
3,532. Sudowol The Gambia 1,502
3,533. Goz Béïda Chad 1,500
3,534. Hluhluwe South Africa 1,500
3,535. Muldersdriseloop South Africa 1,500
3,536. Patsi Comoros 1,498
3,537. Mjamaoué Comoros 1,490
3,538. Wellingara Ba The Gambia 1,476
3,539. Lokwabe Botswana 1,473
3,540. Bureng The Gambia 1,472
3,541. Chindini Comoros 1,471
3,542. Bitica Equatorial Guinea 1,464
3,543. Héroumbili Comoros 1,463
3,544. Alaïli Ḏaḏḏa‘ Djibouti 1,456
3,545. Ranérou Senegal 1,426
3,546. Ourovéni Comoros 1,419
3,547. Machinga Malawi 1,418
3,548. Maraharé Comoros 1,415
3,549. Mtakoudja Comoros 1,410
3,550. Tsau Botswana 1,409
3,551. Kurametsi Botswana 1,397
3,552. Koua Comoros 1,391
3,553. Mavingouni Comoros 1,390
3,554. Lalapanzi Zimbabwe 1,390
3,555. Itsandzéni Comoros 1,382
3,556. Wassu The Gambia 1,380
3,557. Pilikwe Botswana 1,375
3,558. Karantaba The Gambia 1,372
3,559. Sukuta The Gambia 1,364
3,560. Bambadjani Comoros 1,355
3,561. Si Kunda The Gambia 1,344
3,562. Nyimba Zambia 1,336
3,563. Gunjur The Gambia 1,327
3,564. Madjeouéni Comoros 1,320
3,565. Ivouani Comoros 1,317
3,566. Sara Kunda The Gambia 1,316
3,567. Sun Kunda The Gambia 1,306
3,568. Daba Kunda The Gambia 1,302
3,569. Brifu The Gambia 1,292
3,570. Mapou Mauritius 1,288
3,571. Darkton Swaziland 1,281
3,572. Pilane Botswana 1,277
3,573. Maapi Botswana 1,275
3,574. Bahani Comoros 1,272
3,575. Bambali The Gambia 1,255
3,576. Jenoi The Gambia 1,254
3,577. Chilla The Gambia 1,249
3,578. Mbang Cameroon 1,237
3,579. Kunting The Gambia 1,204
3,580. Bantanto The Gambia 1,201
3,581. Dusa Marreb Somalia 1,200
3,582. Lupane Zimbabwe 1,200
3,583. Diabugu Basilla The Gambia 1,199
3,584. Ziroudani Comoros 1,197
3,585. Jebel Tiskaouine Morocco 1,197
3,586. Antsahé Comoros 1,180
3,587. Nsoko Swaziland 1,175
3,588. Magothla Botswana 1,174
3,589. Mtsamdou Comoros 1,171
3,590. Makaleng Botswana 1,166
3,591. Pateh Sam The Gambia 1,164
3,592. Mathakola Botswana 1,159
3,593. Nambale Kenya 1,154
3,594. Dutlwe Botswana 1,126
3,595. Hoani Comoros 1,114
3,596. Assimpao Comoros 1,112
3,597. Kass Wollof The Gambia 1,109
3,598. Río Campo Equatorial Guinea 1,105
3,599. Bouni Comoros 1,104
3,600. Iriba Chad 1,100