Top 10 Most Populated Countries In Africa

Top 10 Most Populated Countries In Africa

The top 10 most populated countries in Africa according to the new census obtained by the official statistical data of all the African regions from 2021 population census.  Top 10 most populated countries in Africa in 2022.


10. Sudan – 45,387,961 (2022)

Sudan the North African country is the tenth nation. The medium of communication is Arabic and English. Capital – Khartoum5

9. Algeria – 45,039,564 (2022)

The north African country is the number nine our our list. Algeria is the largest country in Africa. They speak Arabic and Berber. Capital – Algiers

8. Uganda – 47,906,324 (2022)

Uganda is the number eight on our list. The capital is Kampala and the medium of language is English and Swahili


7. Kenya – 55,545,148 (2022)

The capital is Nairobi. The medium of communication is English and Swahili. The home of Safaris in the world. They are on highlands of about 2300 metres above sea level.

6. Tanzania – 62,285,373 (2022)

They are located just West of the India Ocean in East Africa. The capital is Dodoma and the National language is Swahili.

5. South Africa – 60,431,627 (2022)

South Africa is among the most beautiful countries in Africa. They are the first African nation to host the FIFA World Cup in 2010. They speak Zulu, Swazi and English among others. They have 11 official languages.

4. The Democratic Republic Of Congo – 93,643,302 (2022)

After a rapid growth population in the Central African country the Democratic Republic of the Congo is 4th in Africa. The medium of communication French,  and Kinshasa is the capital.


3. Egypt – 105,231,226 (2022)

Egypt is the number three on our list as the most populous countries in Africa. The capital is Cairo and they speak Arabic.

2. Ethiopia – 119,242,789 (2022)

Ethiopia is located in Eastern Africa. The country is situated on a highlands of about 3000 metres above sea level. The capital is Addis Ababa. National languages – Amharic, Oromo, Somali, Afar, and Tigrinya

1. Nigeria – 213,817,196 (2022) 

Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, is the home over 210 inhabitants. Nigeria is a West African country and the name of its capital is Lagos. Medium of communication is English, Hausa, Igbo, and Yoruba.

By Athleticshour

Sekyere Richard has had a 10-year involvement in the sport of athletics. He holds a Diploma in Physical Fitness. Sekyere has experienced the sport as a middle/distance athlete, coach, and now journalist and blogger. Sekyere has published several articles on athletics from Ghanaian Athletics to World Athletics. He currently owns and manages the content and marketing development of Athletics Hour. "I am passionate about sports, love writing and interviewing, traveling, and meeting new athletes and coaches. I like to expose the hidden talents in the youth and I am always in search of talents across Ghana". I have volunteered in one of the biggest ultra-marathons in the world "The Elton Ultra Marathon in Russia. Covered many races in Ghana including ECOWAS CAA Region II Championship and multiple roads and track races in Ghana. In 2021, he launched the "Better Ghana Athletics Agenda", which will help support organisers, athletes and coaches in all directions.

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