Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

Dar es Salaam (دار السلام‎) is the biggest city in Tanzania. It is also the country’s financial and economic hub. It served as the capital until 1974, when the capital was relocated to Dodoma. Dar es Salaam covers 1590.5 sq km (614 sq mi) and has a metropolitan population of 2.5 million people. The city […]

Ndjamena, Chad

N’Djamena (Arabic: نجامينا) is the capital and largest city in Chad. It is located on the west-central part of the country, on the eastern bank of the River Chari, which flows north into Lake Chad. Situated at an elevation of 298 m (978 ft), N’Djamena has a population approaching a million people (2012 estimate). More […]

Nile, Valley

The Nile Valley refers to the narrow strip of cultivated land on either sides of the River Nile. It is today one of the most densely populated and extensively cultivated areas, not only in Egypt, but in all of Africa. The Nile Valley is totally dependent on the Nile for irrigation. Without the river, this […]

Accra, Ghana

Accra is the capital and biggest city in Ghana. It covers 173 sq km (67 sq mi), within a metropolitan area of 894 sq km (345.18 sq mi). Accra has a population of 2.3 million people (2012 estimate) whereas the Greater Accra Metropolitan Area has a population of 4 million people, making it the 11th […]

Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is a small country on the west coast of Central Africa. It covers 28,050 sq km (10,830 sq mi) and has a population of about 680,000 (2011 estimate). Equatorial Guinea is bordered by Cameroon to the north, and Gabon to the east and south. It has a coast facing the Gulf of Guinea […]