Top 5 African Countries By Population

Africa is known as the second largest continent and second most populated continents in the world.

Africa has five region, which includes:

1. North Africa

2. West Africa

3. Central Africa

4. East Africa

5. Southern Africa

On this article, we will list out the top 5 African countries by population. This list of 5 most populous countries in Africa are up to date.

Below Are The List Of 5 African Countries By Population:




    Democratic Republic Of The Congo



    1. Nigeria

    Nigeria is a Western African country in between Benin and Cameroon. Cameroon on the east while Benin on the west. Nigeria is the number one populated country in Africa With 196 million plus people living there.

    2. Ethiopia

    Ethiopia is an Eastern African country which is bordered by Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somalia to the east, Sudan and South Sudan to the west, and Kenya to the south. Ethiopia is the the 2nd most populous African country with 103 million plus people

    3. Egypt

    Egypt is a Northern African country which lies between north-eastern corner of Africa and south-western Asia. Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan. According to research by CRYSTAGO INC, Egypt is the 3rd African country by population which has 99 million plus people in there. Egypt may overtake Ethiopia by population soonest.

    4. Democratic Republic Of The Congo

    Democratic Republic Of The Congo which is also called DR Congo is a Central African country which is situated by the Congo River Basin. DR Congo is the 4th most populated country in Africa. DR Congo has 84 million plus individuals living there, both citizens and immigrants.

    5. Tanzania

    Tanzania is an Eastern African country, which is bounded by the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique. Tanzania of recently over took South Africa by population.. Tanzania is among the top 5 African countries by population, Precisely the 5th one with 59 million people.

    That’s the updated list of the Top 5 African Countries By Population..

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