Population map of africa. Africa is the second largest and second most populous continent on earth with an estimated population in 2016 of 12 billion people. City and population density africa map. Africa population is equivalent to 1664 of the total world population. Africa is one of the regions that will be hit the hardest by climate change and it will likely.
Map of population densities throughout africa. This entry gives an estimate from the us bureau of the census based on statistics from population censuses vital statistics registration systems or sample surveys pertaining to the recent past and on assumptions about future trends. The provinces and municipalities as well as the major cities and towns in angola. Africas population has rapidly increased over the last 40 years and consequently it is relatively young.
Red circles are cities with population from 50000 up to 10 millions. You can zoommove the map to see the details. In terms of population density that equated to 414 people living in every square kilometre of land 1072 per square mile and the countrys sparseness was highlighted by the fact that it was only the 169 th biggest in the world for density alone. The provinces communes cities and settlements of algeria.
Africa is home to 54 recognized sovereign states and countries 9 territories and 2 de facto independent states with very little recognition. Smallest red point means city with population of minimum 5000.