Maps of Countries in Africa

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Where in Is Algeria?

A map showing the location of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria in Africa.
People's Democratic Republic of Algeria. Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

People's Democratic Republic of Algeria

( Al Jumhuriyah al Jaza'iriyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Sha'biyah)

  • Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
  • Geographic coordinates: 28° 00' N, 3° 00' E
  • Area: total - 2,381,740 sq km, land - 2,381,740 sq km, water - 0 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total - 6,343 km
  • Border countries: Libya 982 km, Mali 1,376 km, Mauritania 463 km, Morocco 1,559 km, Niger 956 km, Tunisia 965 km, Western Sahara 42 km
  • Coastline: 998 km
  • Note: second-largest country in Africa (after Sudan)

Public domain data from The World Factbook.

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Where Is Guinea?

A map showing the location of the Republic of Guinea in Africa.
Republic of Guinea. Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

Republic of Guinea 

(Republique de Guinee)

  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone
  • Geographic coordinates: 11° 00' N, 10° 00' W
  • Area: total – 245,857 sq km, land – 245,857 sq km, water – 0 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total – 3,399 km
  • Border countries: Cote d'Ivoire 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km
  • Coastline: 320 km
  • Note: The Niger and its important tributary the Milo have their sources in the Guinean highlands

Public domain data from The World Factbook.

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Where Is Guinea-Bissau?

A map showing the location of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau in Africa.
Republic of Guinea-Bissau. Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

Republic of Guinea-Bissau

(Republica da Guine-Bissau)

  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal
  • Geographic coordinates: 12° 00' N, 15° 00' W
  • Area: total – 36,120 sq km, land – 28,000 sq km, water – 8,120 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total – 724 km
  • Border countries: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km
  • Coastline: 350 km
  • Note: This small country is swampy along its western coast and low-lying further inland

Public domain data from The World Factbook.

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Where Is Lesotho?

A map showing the location of the Kingdom of Lesotho in Africa.
Kingdom of Lesotho. Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

Kingdom of Lesotho

  • Location: Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa
  • Geographic coordinates: 29° 30' S, 28° 30' E
  • Area: total – 30,355 sq km, land – 30,355 sq km, water – 0 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total – 909 km
  • Border countries: South Africa 909 km
  • Coastline: none
  • Note: Landlocked, completely surrounded by South Africa; mountainous, more than 80% of the country is 1,800 meters above sea level

Public domain data from The World Factbook.

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Where Is Zambia?

A map showing the location of the Republic of Zambia in Africa.
Republic of Zambia. Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

Republic of Zambia

  • Location: Southern Africa, east of Angola
  • Geographic coordinates: 15° 00' S, 30° 00' E
  • Area: total – 752,614 sq km, land – 740,724 sq km, water – 11,890 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total – 5,664 km
  • Border countries: Angola 1,110 km, Democratic Republic of the Congo 1,930 km, Malawi 837 km, Mozambique 419 km, Namibia 233 km, Tanzania 338 km, Zimbabwe 797 km
  • Coastline: 0 km
  • Note: Landlocked; the Zambezi forms a natural riverine boundary with Zimbabwe

Public domain data from The World Factbook.

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