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
501. Kasama Zambia 91,056
502. Emure-Ekiti Nigeria 90,645
503. Ţahţā Egypt 90,591
504. Samālūţ Egypt 90,465
505. Hārer Ethiopia 90,218
506. Warmbaths South Africa 90,210
507. Isieke Nigeria 89,990
508. Francistown Botswana 89,979
509. Beni Congo 89,648
510. Butare Rwanda 89,600
511. Sumbawanga Tanzania 89,161
512. Alaghsas Niger 88,561
513. Ifo Nigeria 88,272
514. Ébolowa Cameroon 87,875
515. Makeni Sierra Leone 87,679
516. Kadugli Sudan 87,666
517. Gitarama Rwanda 87,613
518. Koidu Sierra Leone 87,539
519. Koudougou Burkina Faso 87,347
520. Igede-Ekiti Nigeria 87,282
521. Ad Diwem Sudan 87,068
522. Malanje Angola 87,046
523. Gao Mali 87,000
524. Lokossa Benin 86,971
525. Effium Nigeria 86,945
526. Louis Trichardt South Africa 86,854
527. Ruhengeri Rwanda 86,685
528. Būsh Egypt 86,608
529. Idanre Nigeria 86,468
530. Mbanza-Ngungu Congo 86,356
531. Potiskum Nigeria 86,002
532. Chipata Zambia 85,963
533. Keffi Nigeria 85,911
534. Shashemenē Ethiopia 85,871
535. Ḩawsh ‘Īsá Egypt 85,352
536. Al Marj Libya 85,315
537. Gharyān Libya 85,219
538. Oued Zem Morocco 84,910
539. Epe Nigeria 84,711
540. Aflou Algeria 84,683
541. Gambaru Nigeria 84,672
542. Guider Cameroon 84,647
543. Dundee South Africa 84,413
544. Ogaminan Nigeria 84,373
545. Piet Retief South Africa 84,349
546. Phuthaditjhaba South Africa 84,258
547. Curepipe Mauritius 84,200
548. Fkih Ben Salah Morocco 84,072
549. Foumbot Cameroon 84,065
550. El Khroub Algeria 83,746
551. Bethlehem South Africa 83,654
552. Minūf Egypt 83,651
553. Gisenyi Rwanda 83,623
554. Ouidah Benin 83,503
555. Ihiala Nigeria 83,265
556. Antsiran̈ana Madagascar 82,937
557. Taourirt Morocco 82,518
558. Ashmūn Egypt 82,507
559. Bagamoyo Tanzania 82,426
560. Abomey Benin 82,154
561. Ipoti Nigeria 82,113
562. Kasserine Tunisia 81,987
563. Agboville Cote d'Ivoire 81,770
564. Gafsa Tunisia 81,232
565. Lalupon Nigeria 81,130
566. Quatre Bornes Mauritius 80,961
567. Zomba Malawi 80,932
568. Natitingou Benin 80,892
569. Rouissat Algeria 80,784
570. Berkane Morocco 80,721
571. Bafang Cameroon 80,688
572. Atakpamé Togo 80,683
573. Berrouaghia Algeria 80,573
574. Tahoua Niger 80,425
575. Yagoua Cameroon 80,235
576. Mbalmayo Cameroon 80,206
577. Namibe Angola 80,149
578. Meïganga Cameroon 80,100
579. Ughelli Nigeria 79,986
580. La Goulette Tunisia 79,795
581. Bende Nigeria 79,618
582. Oke Mesi Nigeria 79,563
583. Kafachan Nigeria 79,522
584. Sidi Slimane Morocco 79,437
585. Zarzis Tunisia 79,316
586. Kadoma Zimbabwe 79,174
587. Bwizibwera Uganda 79,157
588. Guéckédou Guinea 79,140
589. Ikom Nigeria 79,103
590. Agulu Nigeria 79,021
591. Darnah Libya 78,782
592. Manfalūţ Egypt 78,744
593. Umtata South Africa 78,663
594. Dondo Mozambique 78,648
595. Kayes Mali 78,406
596. Daura Nigeria 78,277
597. Wa Ghana 78,107
598. Brikama The Gambia 77,700
599. Numan Nigeria 77,617
600. Ksar el Boukhari Algeria 77,166