Largest Countries in Africa by Area 2018

Rank Name Area (km²/mi²) Region Subregion
1Algeria
2,381,741
919,352
AfricaNorthern Africa
2Dr Congo
2,344,858
905,115
AfricaMiddle Africa
3Sudan
1,886,068
728,022
AfricaNorthern Africa
4Libya
1,759,540
679,182
AfricaNorthern Africa
5Chad
1,284,000
495,624
AfricaMiddle Africa
6Niger
1,267,000
489,062
AfricaWestern Africa
7Angola
1,246,700
481,226
AfricaMiddle Africa
8Mali
1,240,192
478,714
AfricaWestern Africa
9South Africa
1,221,037
471,320
AfricaSouthern Africa
10Ethiopia
1,104,300
426,260
AfricaEastern Africa
11Mauritania
1,030,700
397,850
AfricaWestern Africa
12Egypt
1,002,450
386,946
AfricaNorthern Africa
13Tanzania
945,087
364,804
AfricaEastern Africa
14Nigeria
923,768
356,574
AfricaWestern Africa
15Namibia
825,615
318,687
AfricaSouthern Africa
16Mozambique
801,590
309,414
AfricaEastern Africa
17Zambia
752,612
290,508
AfricaEastern Africa
18Somalia
637,657
246,136
AfricaEastern Africa
19Central African Republic
622,984
240,472
AfricaMiddle Africa
20South Sudan
619,745
239,222
AfricaMiddle Africa
21Madagascar
587,041
226,598
AfricaEastern Africa
22Botswana
582,000
224,652
AfricaSouthern Africa
23Kenya
580,367
224,022
AfricaEastern Africa
24Cameroon
475,442
183,521
AfricaMiddle Africa
25Morocco
446,550
172,368
AfricaNorthern Africa
26Zimbabwe
390,757
150,832
AfricaEastern Africa
27Republic Of The Congo
342,000
132,012
AfricaMiddle Africa
28Ivory Coast
322,463
124,471
AfricaWestern Africa
29Burkina Faso
272,967
105,365
AfricaWestern Africa
30Gabon
267,668
103,320
AfricaMiddle Africa
31Western Sahara
266,000
102,676
AfricaNorthern Africa
32Guinea
245,857
94,901
AfricaWestern Africa
33Uganda
241,550
93,238
AfricaEastern Africa
34Ghana
238,533
92,074
AfricaWestern Africa
35Senegal
196,722
75,935
AfricaWestern Africa
36Tunisia
163,610
63,153
AfricaNorthern Africa
37Malawi
118,484
45,735
AfricaEastern Africa
38Eritrea
117,600
45,394
AfricaEastern Africa
39Benin
112,622
43,472
AfricaWestern Africa
40Liberia
111,369
42,988
AfricaWestern Africa
41Sierra Leone
71,740
27,692
AfricaWestern Africa
42Togo
56,785
21,919
AfricaWestern Africa
43Guinea Bissau
36,125
13,944
AfricaWestern Africa
44Lesotho
30,355
11,717
AfricaSouthern Africa
45Equatorial Guinea
28,051
10,828
AfricaMiddle Africa
46Burundi
27,834
10,744
AfricaEastern Africa
47Rwanda
26,338
10,166
AfricaEastern Africa
48Djibouti
23,200
8,955
AfricaEastern Africa
49Swaziland
17,364
6,703
AfricaSouthern Africa
50Gambia
10,689
4,126
AfricaWestern Africa
51Cape Verde
4,033
1,557
AfricaWestern Africa
52Reunion
2,511
969
AfricaEastern Africa
53Mauritius
2,040
787
AfricaEastern Africa
54Comoros
1,862
719
AfricaEastern Africa
55Sao Tome And Principe
964
372
AfricaMiddle Africa
56Seychelles
452
174
AfricaEastern Africa
57Mayotte
374
144
AfricaEastern Africa