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
601. Coyah Guinea 77,103
602. Sasolburg South Africa 77,016
603. Kagoro Nigeria 77,008
604. Damietta Egypt 76,839
605. Mmabatho South Africa 76,754
606. Oudtshoorn South Africa 76,708
607. Saint-Pierre Reunion 76,655
608. Mbale Uganda 76,493
609. Masvingo Zimbabwe 76,290
610. Mbabane Swaziland 76,218
611. Savé Benin 75,970
612. Khemis Miliana Algeria 75,865
613. Ode Nigeria 75,463
614. Azzaba Algeria 75,317
615. Igbo-Ukwu Nigeria 75,224
616. Kitale Kenya 75,123
617. Ad Dakhla Western Sahara 75,000
618. Keren Eritrea 74,800
619. Sidi Qacem Morocco 74,755
620. António Enes Mozambique 74,624
621. Araomoko Ekiti Nigeria 74,491
622. Boosaaso Somalia 74,287
623. Abéché Chad 74,188
624. Igbara-Odo Nigeria 74,121
625. Mbaké Senegal 74,100
626. Standerton South Africa 74,021
627. Khenifra Morocco 73,906
628. Inhambane Mozambique 73,884
629. Ozubulu Nigeria 73,812
630. Grand-Bassam Cote d'Ivoire 73,772
631. Aku Nigeria 73,742
632. Kafr az Zayyāt Egypt 73,725
633. Oyan Nigeria 73,622
634. Kamina Congo 73,557
635. Jega Nigeria 73,495
636. Asaba Nigeria 73,374
637. Ohafia-Ifigh Nigeria 73,355
638. Mpanda Tanzania 73,338
639. Cuamba Mozambique 73,268
640. Tamanrasset Algeria 73,128
641. Bali Cameroon 72,606
642. Nouâdhibou Mauritania 72,337
643. Aïn Touta Algeria 72,280
644. Montepuez Mozambique 72,279
645. Limbe Cameroon 72,106
646. Cheria Algeria 72,095
647. Bothaville South Africa 71,934
648. Afikpo Nigeria 71,866
649. Birkhadem Algeria 71,722
650. Chelghoum el Aïd Algeria 71,660
651. Apomu Nigeria 71,656
652. Monastir Tunisia 71,546
653. Fiditi Nigeria 71,461
654. Upington South Africa 71,373
655. Parys South Africa 71,319
656. Abū Tīj Egypt 71,257
657. Taroudant Morocco 71,133
658. Muyinga Burundi 71,076
659. Orita Eruwa Nigeria 71,027
660. Eha Amufu Nigeria 70,779
661. Malumfashi Nigeria 70,709
662. Essaouira Morocco 70,634
663. Bukoba Tanzania 70,628
664. Antanifotsy Madagascar 70,626
665. Mindelo Cape Verde 70,611
666. Byumba Rwanda 70,593
667. Nungua Ghana 70,483
668. Sunyani Ghana 70,299
669. Schweizer-Reneke South Africa 70,214
670. Lisala Congo 70,087
671. Tiflet Morocco 70,010
672. Ho Ghana 69,998
673. Le Tampon Reunion 69,986
674. Sidi Aïssa Algeria 69,740
675. Kaura Namoda Nigeria 69,725
676. Techiman Ghana 69,720
677. Dabou Cote d'Ivoire 69,661
678. Ārba Minch’ Ethiopia 69,622
679. Isnā Egypt 69,335
680. L’Arba Algeria 69,298
681. Bafia Cameroon 69,270
682. Wum Cameroon 68,836
683. Mila Algeria 68,831
684. Enugu-Ukwu Nigeria 68,785
685. Ga-Rankuwa South Africa 68,767
686. Abnūb Egypt 68,749
687. Bir el Ater Algeria 68,703
688. Idah Nigeria 68,703
689. Sougueur Algeria 68,654
690. Obonoma Nigeria 68,584
691. Aïn Fakroun Algeria 68,433
692. Al Qūşīyah Egypt 68,394
693. Al Jamālīyah Egypt 68,381
694. Malindi Kenya 68,304
695. Saldanha South Africa 68,284
696. Tolga Algeria 68,246
697. Lodja Congo 68,244
698. Es Senia Algeria 68,084
699. Bir el Djir Algeria 68,032
700. Barberton South Africa 67,927