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
100%
It is located at the confluence of the White Nile, flowing north from Lake Victoria, and the Blue NileKhartoum
88%
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
84%
Although it was filmed entirely in Los Angeles and doesn't feature a single Arab or North African character with a speaking roleCasablanca
78%
The judicial capital of the nationBloemfontein
73%
It is also the world's largest Francophone urban areaKinshasa
73%
Became an important center of Hellenistic civilizationAlexandria
71%
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
71%
Has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life, and is titled "the city of a thousand minarets"Cairo
67%
Was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa, as a rail depot on the Uganda RailwayNairobi
67%
The largest city in Cameroon and its economic capitalDouala
65%
It is one of two national capitals to be named after a U.S. President.Monrovia
63%
Served as the capital of the British Gold Coast between 1877 and 1957 and has since transitioned into a modern metropolisAccra
61%
The principal maritime port for imports to and exports from neighboring EthiopiaDjibouti
59%
It is where the African Union is headquartered and where its predecessor the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was based.Addis Ababa
55%
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
43%
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
39%
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
35%
from Arabic: دار السلام‎, literally 'house of peace'Dar es Salaam
35%
At the Second Battle Allied forces broke the Axis line and forced them all the way back to TunisiaEl Alamein
27%
Also known by its colonial shorthand form "Tana"Antananarivo
16%
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
12%

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