Countries in Central Africa

How Many Nations in Central Africa

Located in middle part of Africa, Central Africa is composed of countries. Here is an alphabetical list of all countries in Central Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, and Sao Tome and Principe.

Countries in Middle Africa by Population and Their Capitals

As noted above, there are nine independent countries in the Middle Africa. Among them, the largest country is D.R. Congo and the smallest one is Sao Tome and Principe in term of population. The full list of Middle African countries with capitals is shown in the table below, ranked by latest total population.

Rank Country Population Land Area (km²) Capital
1 Democratic Republic of the Congo 86,790,567 2,267,048 Kinshasa
2 Angola 30,175,553 1,246,700 Luanda
3 Cameroon 24,348,251 472,710 Yaounde
4 Chad 15,692,969 1,259,200 N’Djamena
5 Central African Republic 5,496,011 622,984 Bangui
6 Republic of the Congo 5,380,508 341,500 Brazzaville
7 Gabon 2,172,579 257,667 Libreville
8 Equatorial Guinea 1,358,276 28,051 Malabo
9 Sao Tome and Principe 201,784 964 Sao Tome

Map of Central African Countries

Map of Central African Countries