The beauty of Africa is more than what is shown on Western TV and media platforms. From beautiful tourist attractions to exciting cities like Joburg, Lagos and more and also dont forget the Safaris. We are here to present you the top ten most beautiful countries in Africa 2020
Considered the poorest continent on the planet, Africa is the home to 54 sovereign nations with some progressing nations who are quite wealthy like Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa and Nigeria. Nigeria in particular is an international oil industry player; and until recently was by far Africa’s biggest producer of oil with over 2.5 million barrels produced every day.
This article puts together the top 10 most beautiful African countries. The list is in a descending order and it contains some obviously popular countries that are well known around the world and some not so popular countries that nonetheless are among the most beautiful countries in Africa.
Which country is the most beautiful in Africa 2020?
Well according to our 2019 African cities data collection it is obvious Egypt is the most beautiful country in Africa 2020 with the most beautiful cities
Top 10 Most Beautiful Countries In Africa 2020
10. Namibia – Windhoek
The South-West country is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast. It has diverse wildlife including the cheetahs. The capital, Windhoek, and coastal town Swakopmund contain German colonial-era buildings such as Windhoek’s Christuskirche, built in 1907. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes.
9. Tanzania – Zanzibar
Offshore lie the tropical islands of Zanzibar, with Arabic influences, and Mafia, with a marine park home to whale sharks and coral reefs. With Cities like Dar es salaam and Mwanba they are one of the top cities in Africa.
8. Nigeria – Lagos
The country even very huge and diverse still has a lot of beautiful places in it. They may not be very big on Tourism like the rest of countries on this list but sure have beautiful cities on different zones of the country. From Lagos, to Abuja the capital, to cities like Porth Harcourt kano and more.
7. Ivory Coast – Yamoussoukro
Ivory Coast’s political capital is Yamoussoukro, and its economic capital and largest city is the port city of Abidjan. Its bordering countries are Guinea and Liberia in the west, Burkina Faso and Mali in the north, and Ghana in the east. The Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean) is located south of Ivory Coast. With cities like Abidjan and more, they’ve earned a spot here.
6. Tunisia – Tunis
This is another North African country bordering the Mediterranean Sea and Sahara Desert. In the capital, Tunis, the Bardo Museum has archaeological exhibits from Roman mosaics to Islamic art. Tunis is both the capital and the largest city of Tunisia. The greater metropolitan area of Tunis, often referred to as Grand Tunis, holds some 2,700,000 inhabitants. As the capital city of the country, Tunis is the focus of Tunisian political and administrative life; it is also the centre of the country’s commercial activity. Tunisia may not be the most beautiful country in Africa but sure is a contender
Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs. The mountainous interior includes Black River Gorges National Park, with rainforests, waterfalls, hiking trails and wildlife like the flying fox.
4. Kenya – Nairobi
Kenya’s largest city and capital, Nairobi is the most populous city in eastern Africa. It is one of the most leading cities in Africa, both politically and financially (Africa’s 4th largest exchange in terms of trading volume). Over the last decade country has experienced a lot of infrastructural development. And when it comes to Tourism Kenya has great sites and scenery. Nairobi particularly is one of the most beautiful cities in Africa as 2020
3. Morroco – Marrakesh
Agadir is one of the major urban centres of Morocco. The city has been rebuilt after the 1960 earthquake. It is now Morocco’s largest seaside resort; attracting tourists from all over the world.. Marrakesh’s medina, a mazelike medieval quarter, offers entertainment in its Djemaa el-Fna square and souks (marketplaces) selling ceramics, jewelry and metal lanterns.This country has been Africa’s most visited country for 2 decades, an Islamic country in the north of Africa with Arab city looks and designs.
2. South Africa
South Africa is ahead of many countries in Africa with many things. The looks and beauty of that country is one of the unique things about SA. The country’s tourism industry is the second biggest in Africa after Morocco. South Africa has the most beautiful cities in Africa, from Johannesburg to Capetown, Pretoria and more.
1. Egypt – Cairo
The home of civilization, Cairo is Egypt’s capital and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos. This city was named the “world’s most 24-hour city” in 2011 by Badoo ahead of New York and Paris. Egypt is another very developed country in Africa, so when it comes to beauty Egypt has a lot of beautiful cities and zones, from Cairo the capital to Alexandria the ancient city to Giza and more. Egypt has a good economy and amenities and infrastructure has never been a problem to the very old country. So officially Egypt is the most beautiful country in Africa 2020