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
401. Esuk Oron Nigeria 112,033
402. Iringa Tanzania 111,820
403. Mbouda Cameroon 111,320
404. Nsukka Nigeria 111,017
405. Nguru Nigeria 111,014
406. Hadejia Nigeria 110,753
407. Manzini Swaziland 110,537
408. Nelspruit South Africa 110,159
409. Gabès Tunisia 110,075
410. Vacoas Mauritius 110,000
411. Zlīţan Libya 109,972
412. Lichinga Mozambique 109,839
413. Kandi Benin 109,701
414. Phalaborwa South Africa 109,468
415. Larache Morocco 109,294
416. Ijebu-Igbo Nigeria 109,261
417. Livingstone Zambia 109,203
418. Port-Gentil Gabon 109,163
419. Ksar el Kebir Morocco 108,753
420. Pemba Mozambique 108,737
421. Uromi Nigeria 108,608
422. Katumba Tanzania 108,558
423. Mopti Mali 108,456
424. Birnin Kebbi Nigeria 108,164
425. An Nuhūd Sudan 108,008
426. Madent Atbara Sudan 107,930
427. Shinyanga Tanzania 107,362
428. Ilebo Congo 107,093
429. Khemisset Morocco 106,991
430. Al Ḩawāmidīyah Egypt 106,841
431. Pindiga Nigeria 106,322
432. Aïn Beïda Algeria 105,765
433. Azare Nigeria 105,687
434. Idkū Egypt 105,599
435. Baraki Algeria 105,402
436. Queenstown South Africa 105,309
437. Debre Zeyit Ethiopia 104,215
438. Kara Togo 104,207
439. Abengourou Cote d'Ivoire 104,020
440. Kroonstad South Africa 103,992
441. Ed Damer Sudan 103,941
442. Dolisie Republic of Congo 103,894
443. Nkpor Nigeria 103,733
444. Bilqās Qism Awwal Egypt 103,596
445. Ikerre Nigeria 103,054
446. Lafiagi Nigeria 102,779
447. Lubango Angola 102,541
448. Sagh Chad 102,528
449. Şabrātah Libya 102,038
450. Disūq Egypt 102,037
451. Bethal South Africa 101,919
452. Madina Ghana 101,207
453. Mokopane South Africa 101,090
454. Oum el Bouaghi Algeria 100,821
455. Abū Kabīr Egypt 100,684
456. Anyama Cote d'Ivoire 100,653
457. Qalyūb Egypt 100,495
458. Tiébo Senegal 100,289
459. Tagiura Libya 100,000
460. Messaad Algeria 99,485
461. Akhmīm Egypt 99,446
462. Al Maţarīyah Egypt 99,357
463. Koutiala Mali 99,353
464. Thika Kenya 99,322
465. Saint-Paul Reunion 99,307
466. Burco Somalia 99,270
467. Kwekwe Zimbabwe 99,149
468. Barika Algeria 98,846
469. Kontagora Nigeria 98,754
470. Guelmim Morocco 98,229
471. Mbarara Uganda 97,500
472. Kayes Ndi Mali 97,464
473. Mabopane South Africa 97,417
474. Bunia Congo 96,764
475. Mtwara Tanzania 96,602
476. Koforidua Ghana 96,266
477. Dschang Cameroon 96,112
478. Yola Nigeria 96,006
479. Kpalimé Togo 95,974
480. Al Ghardaqah Egypt 95,622
481. Bumba Congo 95,520
482. Ushirombo Tanzania 95,052
483. Kutloanong South Africa 95,008
484. Biu Nigeria 95,005
485. Olupona Nigeria 95,002
486. Stellenbosch South Africa 94,263
487. Berrechid Morocco 93,954
488. Kombolcha Ethiopia 93,605
489. Lere Nigeria 93,290
490. Stilfontein South Africa 93,110
491. Jinja Uganda 93,061
492. Wukari Nigeria 92,933
493. Beni Mered Algeria 92,749
494. Igbo Ora Nigeria 92,719
495. Foumban Cameroon 92,673
496. Ziftá Egypt 92,667
497. Ségou Mali 92,552
498. Delmas South Africa 92,046
499. Kilosa Tanzania 91,889
500. Grahamstown South Africa 91,548