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Can you name the sovereign country for the following places of the African continent ?
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Some places may be connected to several countries: any correct answer is accepted. Please, use "DRC" for Democratic Republic of Congo/Congo-Kinshasa.
Lying on the Niger River, it's Niger's capital and largest city.
Located in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, it's a French island and overseas department.
It's divided between four countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania and Zambia.
Once a dependency of Saint Helena, it's a British Overseas Territory in the equatorial waters of the South Atlantic Ocean.
It's the capital of Cameroon and the 2nd largest city in the country.
It's Africa’s largest lake by area and is divided among three countries: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.
It's an inactive stratovolcano in north-eastern Tanzania and the highest mountain in Africa.
It's the largest city and capital of Uganda.
It's the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa and the Arab World.
It's the 2nd largest city in Zimbabwe, after the capital city.
It's one of the three capital cities of South Africa, serving as the executive (administrative) and de facto national capital.
It's the capital city and main port of Burundi.
Formerly known as Salisbury, it's the largest city and capital of Zimbabwe.
It's the 2nd largest metropolitan city in Nigeria.
It's the capital and the largest city in the Central African Republic.
It's an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It's a British Overseas Territory.
Lying next to the Indian Ocean, it's the 2nd largest city in Kenya.
Known as the 'Red City', it's an important and former imperial city in Morocco.
Dar es Salaam
Former capital and largest city, it's seat of the government.and main economic centre in Tanzania.
It's the capital and the largest city of Equatorial Guinea.
It's the capital and the largest city of Tunisia.
It's the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea.
It's the capital and largest city of Guinea.
It's an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, few kilometers off the coast, and is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania.
It's the capital and largest city of Mali.
Fes (or Fez) is the 2nd largest city of Morocco, after Casablanca, and is one of the country's four 'imperial cities'.
It's the traditional and legislative capital of Swaziland, seat of the Parliament and residence of the Queen Mother.
Known as Victoria until 1982, it is a seaside city in the South West Region of Cameroon and is considered the best touristic city in the country to visit.
It's the capital city of Burkina Faso.
Medina of Sousse
Declared World Heritage Site for its preservation from modern development, it's the 'old city' of Sousse, the 3rd largest city of Tunisia.
It's the economic capital of Benin, as well as its largest city and the seat of the government.
Located in the Gulf of Gabes, off the coast of Tunisia, it's the largest island of North Africa and a popular tourist destination.
It's the 2nd-most populous city and the legislative capital of South Africa.
It's the capital city of Guinea-Bissau.
Also known by its French colonial shorthand form 'Tana', it's the capital and largest city in Madagascar.
Prosperous centre considered an El Dorado in the 15th-16th centuries, it's an ancient city in the Tombouctou Region of Mali.
It's the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
It's the capital and largest city of Gabon.
It's the largest and capital city of Mauritius.
Largest city in the country, it's the economic and former official capital of Côte d'Ivoire.
It's the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the largest town in the country.
It's the 3rd largest city in South Africa and the biggest city on the East coast of the African continent.
Meaning 'place of sunset' (from an Arabian perspective), the Maghreb refers to five countries located in North Africa.
Located on the Lake Tunis across from the centre of Tunis, it was one of the largest cities in Hellenistic times. Today it's a popular tourist attraction and residential suburb.
Benghazi (or Bengasi) is the 2nd largest city in Libya and the main city of the Cyrenaica region.
It's the capital and largest city of Cape Verde.
It's the 2nd largest city in Egypt.
It's the capital and largest city of the country.
Located at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg, it's the capital and 2nd largest city of Morocco.
It's the 2nd largest city in Sierra Leone.
Former capital city, it's the most populous conurbation in Nigeria and the 2nd most populous city in Africa, after Cairo.
Abu Simbel Temples
Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in southern Egypt, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as the 'Nubian Monuments'.
Located on the Caledon River, it's the capital of Lesotho.
Located on the Congo River, it's the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo.
Located on the Red Sea, it's the main port city of the Republic od Sudan.
It's the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Nigeria.
Formerly Bathurst, it's the capital of The Gambia,
It is one of the two main tributaries of the Nile.
It's the capital city of Chad and the largest city in the country.
Located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula, on the country's Atlantic coast, it's the capital city of Senegal.
It's an Overseas Collectivity of France located in the northern Mozambique Channel.
The District of Yamoussoukro is the official capital city of Côte d'Ivoire.
Formerly Lourenço Marques, it's the capital and largest city of Mozambique.
It was the capital of Morocco under the reign of Moulay Ismail, who constructed numerous edifices, gates and mosques (whence the nickname of 'City of the Hundred Minarets').
It's a large arid to semi-arid sandy area in Southern Africa, covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia and South Africa.
It's the capital and largest city in Ghana.
It's the largest city and capital of Libya.
Named after Chief Kgosi Gabarone, it's the capital and largest city of Botswana.
The Cabinda Province is an exclave of Angola. Cabinda (city) is its capital, also called Tchiowa locally.
It's the largest city in South Africa and is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake or coastline.
Tristan da Cunha
Once a dependency of Saint Helena, it's a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Popularly known as 'The Garden City' because of its many species of flowers and plants, it was capital of the Ashanti Confederacy and it is the 2nd largest city in Ghana.
It's the largest city in Somalia and the nation's capital.
Located on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado, it's the capital city of Liberia.
It's the aministrative capital and largest city of Swaziland.
Due to its beaches, it is a popular tourist destination for swimming and water sports.
It's the capital and the largest city of Ethiopia.
It's the capital and largest city of Kenya.
It is the 2nd largest city of Gabon and a leading seaport.
The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.
Situated on a headland between Pointe-Noire Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, it's the 2nd largest city in the Republic of the Congo.
As site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes, Luxor is a 'world's greatest open air museum' across the River Nile in Egypt.
It's the capital city of Sudan.
The Mozambique Channel is a portion of the Indian Ocean located between the island of Madagascar and southeast Africa.
Ilha de Moçambique
Located off the northern coast of Mozambique, it was a major Arab port and the capital of Portuguese East Africa.
It's the largest city in Cameroon and the commercial capital of the country.
Ilha do Príncipe
It's the smaller of the two major islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. It was the site where Einstein's Theory of Relativity was experimentally proved successful in 1919.
It's an unrecognized state located in the Horn of Africa, regarded internationally as being an autonomous region of Somalia.
Also known as the 'Canaries', this Spanish archipelago is located just off the northwest coast of mainland Africa.
Victoria, sometimes called Port Victoria, is the capital city of the Seychelles and the smallest African capital.
It'is the highest mountain in Kenya and the 2nd highest in Africa.
It's the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
It's the largest city of the Comoros islands and since 1958 has served as its capital.
It's the capital and largest city of Angola.
It is one of the two main tributaries of the Nile.
It's the 2nd largest city of Algeria.
Serengeti National Park
Widely regarded as the best wildlife reserve in Africa due to its density of predators and prey, it's most famous for its annual migration of wildebeest and zebra.
It's the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia.
The Atlas Mountains are a mountain range across a northern stretch of Africa.
Located along the Greenwich Meridian, it's the largest manmade lake (reservoir) by surface area in the world.
Great Pyramid of Giza
It's the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World and has been the tallest structure for 4,000 years until the completion of Lincoln Cathedral in England around the year 1300.
It's the capital and largest city of Togo.
It's the capital and largest city of Algeria.
It's the capital and largest city of Malawi.
Lying near the Zambian border, it's the 2nd largest city in the DRC.
It's the official capital city of Tanzania since 1974.
Since the end of 1991, it's the capital city of Nigeria.
It corresponds to the coastal areas of present Togo, Benin and western Nigeria. Important export centre for the Atlantic slave trade since the early 16th century.
It's the 2nd largest city in Mozambique.
It's the capital and largest city of Zambia.
Located in the north Atlantic Ocean, it's one of the islands of the Portuguese archipelago with the same name.
Horn of Africa
The Horn of Africa (or Northeast Africa, or Somali Peninsula) is a peninsula in East Africa and denotes the region containing Eritrea, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Somalia.
It's Morocco's largest city as well as its chief port.
It's the capital and by far the largest city of Mauritania.
It's the capital and largest city of Rwanda.
It's a city situated on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula
It is the oldest settlement in Cape Verde and was the former capital city.
It's a waterfall located in southern Africa on the Zambezi River between the countries of Zambia and Zimbabwe.
The Sahara ('The Great Desert') is the world's largest hot desert.
Also known as Hogbonou and Adjacé, it's the official capital of Benin.
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