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
701. Garissa Kenya 67,861
702. Dayrūţ Egypt 67,788
703. Yafran Libya 67,638
704. Agbor Nigeria 67,610
705. Toukh Egypt 67,599
706. Soio Angola 67,491
707. Al Manzilah Egypt 67,486
708. Ezza Ohu Nigeria 67,414
709. Dimbokro Cote d'Ivoire 67,349
710. Mukono Uganda 67,290
711. Kasese Uganda 67,269
712. Mbaïki Central African Rep. 67,132
713. Oulad Teïma Morocco 66,832
714. Ambovombe Madagascar 66,818
715. Akbou Algeria 66,654
716. La Mohammedia Tunisia 66,593
717. Kalulushi Zambia 66,575
718. Besbes Algeria 66,287
719. Cabinda Angola 66,020
720. Lichtenburg South Africa 65,863
721. Al Marsá Tunisia 65,640
722. Afgooye Somalia 65,461
723. Bangangté Cameroon 65,385
724. Masaka Uganda 65,373
725. Sefrou Morocco 65,150
726. Ādīgrat Ethiopia 65,000
727. Youssoufia Morocco 64,910
728. Masākin Tunisia 64,563
729. Rosetta Egypt 64,481
730. Sidi Khaled Algeria 64,476
731. Şaqānis Tunisia 64,222
732. Heidelberg South Africa 64,199
733. Uga Nigeria 64,179
734. Mazabuka Zambia 64,006
735. Cyangugu Rwanda 63,883
736. Awsīm Egypt 63,862
737. Al Fashn Egypt 63,793
738. Chokwé Mozambique 63,695
739. Kakamega Kenya 63,426
740. Aïn Sefra Algeria 63,420
741. Frenda Algeria 63,319
742. Fuwah Egypt 63,310
743. Molepolole Botswana 63,248
744. Bougara Algeria 63,155
745. Knysna South Africa 63,106
746. Hamma Bouziane Algeria 63,012
747. Nkwerre Nigeria 62,973
748. Entebbe Uganda 62,969
749. Auchi Nigeria 62,907
750. Graaff-Reinet South Africa 62,896
751. Fāqūs Egypt 62,821
752. Houmt Souk Tunisia 62,583
753. Tataouine Tunisia 62,577
754. Al Khānkah Egypt 62,434
755. Singida Tanzania 62,432
756. Fochville South Africa 62,416
757. Kipushi Congo 62,332
758. Reguiba Algeria 62,185
759. Marsá Maţrūḩ Egypt 62,042
760. Ferkessédougou Cote d'Ivoire 62,008
761. Njeru Uganda 61,952
762. Tan-Tan Morocco 61,924
763. Adzopé Cote d'Ivoire 61,884
764. Bassar Togo 61,845
765. Berbérati Central African Rep. 61,815
766. Chinhoyi Zimbabwe 61,739
767. Al Qurayn Egypt 61,730
768. Kamsar Guinea 61,527
769. Gaalkacyo Somalia 61,200
770. Abū Qurqāş Egypt 61,182
771. Al Manshāh Egypt 61,134
772. Ouahigouya Burkina Faso 61,096
773. Bouaflé Cote d'Ivoire 60,962
774. Uyovu Tanzania 60,849
775. Lokoja Nigeria 60,579
776. Banfora Burkina Faso 60,288
777. Atlantis South Africa 60,266
778. Douane Tunisia 60,192
779. Kousa Egypt 60,181
780. Laascaanood Somalia 60,100
781. Uíge Angola 60,008
782. Meftah Algeria 59,990
783. Debre Mark’os Ethiopia 59,920
784. Sinfra Cote d'Ivoire 59,919
785. Stanger South Africa 59,899
786. Oued Rhiou Algeria 59,864
787. Kawm Umbū Egypt 59,787
788. Boufarik Algeria 59,742
789. Katiola Cote d'Ivoire 59,641
790. Ekpoma Nigeria 59,618
791. Chibuto Mozambique 59,165
792. Kabinda Congo 59,004
793. Sig Algeria 58,877
794. Kolda Senegal 58,809
795. Kayes Republic of Congo 58,737
796. Ouazzane Morocco 58,684
797. Soubré Cote d'Ivoire 58,492
798. Ksar Chellala Algeria 58,478
799. Fort Beaufort South Africa 58,419
800. Bondoukou Cote d'Ivoire 58,297