Statistics for African Cities by Wikipedia Descriptions

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Located on the shore of Table Bay, it's the oldest urban area in South AfricaCape Town
It is located at the confluence of the White Nile, flowing north from Lake Victoria, and the Blue NileKhartoum
It has two cultural centres, as well as a municipal theatre that is used by international theatre groups and a summer festival, the International Festival of Carthage, which is held in July.Tunis
Although it was filmed entirely in Los Angeles and doesn't feature a single Arab or North African character with a speaking roleCasablanca
Became an important center of Hellenistic civilizationAlexandria
The judicial capital of the nationBloemfontein
It is also the world's largest Francophone urban areaKinshasa
Tangier to the northwest, 246 km (153 mi) from Casablanca, 169 km (105 mi) from Rabat to the west, and 387 km (240 mi) from Marrakesh to the southwestFes
Has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life, and is titled "the city of a thousand minarets"Cairo
Was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa, as a rail depot on the Uganda RailwayNairobi
The largest city in Cameroon and its economic capitalDouala
The principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring EthiopiaDjibouti
It is one of two national capitals to be named after a U.S. President.Monrovia
Served as the capital of the British Gold Coast between 1877 and 1957 and has since transitioned into a modern metropolisAccra
It is where the African Union is headquartered and where its predecessor the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was based.Addis Ababa
A regional trade centre in medieval times, where caravans met to exchange salt from the Sahara Desert for gold, ivory, and slaves from the SahelTimbuktu
Portuguese established a presence on the island of Gorée off the coast of Cap-Vert and used it as a base for the Atlantic slave tradeDakar
On 11 September 2012, the U.S. diplomatic mission was attacked by a heavily armed group of 125–150 gunmen, whose trucks bore the logo of Ansar al-ShariaBenghazi
from Arabic: دار السلام‎, literally 'house of peace'Dar es Salaam
At the Second Battle Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to TunisiaEl Alamein
Also known by its colonial shorthand form "Tana"Antananarivo
It is 56 kilometres (35 mi) north of Moanda (DR Congo), 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Congo River estuary and 137 kilometres (85 mi) south of Pointe-Noire (Rep. Congo)Cabinda

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