Africa - Top 100+ Countries by Area

Rank Country Area (sq mi) Area (sq km)
1. Algeria 919,595 2,381,740
2. Democratic Republic of the Congo 905,568 2,345,410
3. Sudan 718,723 1,861,484
4. Libya 679,362 1,759,540
5. Chad 495,755 1,284,000
6. Niger 489,191 1,267,000
7. Angola 481,354 1,246,700
8. Mali 478,767 1,240,000
9. South Africa 471,011 1,219,912
10. Ethiopia 435,186 1,127,127
11. Mauritania 397,955 1,030,700
12. Egypt 386,662 1,001,450
13. Tanzania 364,900 945,087
14. Nigeria 356,669 923,768
15. Namibia 318,696 825,418
16. Mozambique 309,496 801,590
17. Zambia 290,586 752,614
18. South Sudan 248,777 644,329
19. Somalia 246,201 637,657
20. Central African Republic 240,535 622,984
21. Botswana 231,804 600,370
22. Madagascar 226,657 587,040
23. Kenya 224,962 582,650
24. Cameroon 183,568 475,440
25. Morocco 172,414 446,550
26. Zimbabwe 150,804 390,580
27. Republic of Congo 132,047 342,000
28. Ivory Coast 124,503 322,460
29. Burkina Faso 105,869 274,200
30. Gabon 103,347 267,667
31. Western Sahara 102,703 266,000
32. Guinea 94,926 245,857
33. Ghana 92,456 239,460
34. Uganda 91,136 236,040
35. Senegal 75,749 196,190
36. Tunisia 63,170 163,610
37. Eritrea 46,842 121,320
38. Malawi 45,745 118,480
39. Benin 43,483 112,620
40. Liberia 43,000 111,370
41. Sierra Leone 27,699 71,740
42. Togo 21,925 56,785
43. Guinea-Bissau 13,946 36,120
44. Lesotho 11,720 30,355
45. Equatorial Guinea 10,831 28,051
46. Burundi 10,745 27,830
47. Rwanda 10,169 26,338
48. Djibouti 8,880 23,000
49. Swaziland 6,704 17,363
50. Gambia 4,363 11,300
51. Cape Verde 1,557 4,033
52. Reunion 972 2,517
53. Comoros 838 2,170
54. Mauritius 788 2,040
55. São Tomé and Príncipe 386 1,001
56. Seychelles 176 455
57. Saint Helena 158 410
58. Mayotte 144 374