Top 8 Smallest Countries In Africa

By The News Voice


March 2, 2021

Africa is a second largest continent in the world which has 54 countries in it. Most of the smallest countries in Africa are island countries. lets see some of the smallest countries in Africa by  the size of their territory.



Seychelles is an cluster of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean and a major tourist destination. It occupies an area of 451 square km. The Seychelles is also the smallest and least populated of Africa’s countries


The second smallest country in Africa, São Tomé and Príncipe, is located in the Gulf of Guinea. They are two main islands of the archipelago. The country has an area of 964 square km. Its a spot for exotic birds.

São Tomé and Príncipe


The island nation of Mauritius is a major tourist destination. it occupies a total area of 2,040 square km. Port Louis is the capital of the country. It is located in Indian Ocean.



Comoros is an archipelago and a sovereign African nation located in the Indian Ocean, It occupies an area of 2,235 square km. The island cluster has features three main island and numerous smaller island.



Cabo Verde, also called Cape Verde, is a cluster of islands that lie 385 miles (620 km) off the west coast of Africa. Islands Sal and Boa Vista attract lot of tourists because of their pristine beaches and excellent conditions for windsurfing.

Cabo Verde


The Gambia is a country in Western Africa. It's the smallest country within mainland Africa, and is surrounded by Senegal, except for its western coast on the Atlantic Ocean.



Swaziland is the small landlocked kingdom in southern Africa. The country covers an area of 17,364 km, it is one of Africa's smallest countries, famous for its excellent craftsmen, and is home to several craft markets and shopping attractions.



The country occupies an area of 23,200 km, It is a small country on the northeastern coast of Africa to the Red Sea and the Bab-el-Mandeb strait. Djibouti has a population of 850,000 and its  capital and largest city is Djibouti City,


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So these are not only some of the smallest countries in the Africa but few of them are also smallest in the world. Follow The news Voice for more of such informative Travel stories.


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