Humanities › History & Culture Maps of Countries in Africa Share Flipboard Email Print History & Culture African History Key Events American History African American History Ancient History and Culture Asian History European History Genealogy Inventions Latin American History Medieval & Renaissance History Military History The 20th Century Women's History View More By Alistair Boddy-Evans History Expert Postgraduate Certificate in Education, University College London M.S., Imperial College London B.S., Heriot-Watt University Alistair Boddy-Evans is a teacher and African history scholar with more than 25 years of experience. our editorial process Alistair Boddy-Evans Updated March 07, 2017 01 of 05 Where in Is Algeria? 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. 02 of 05 Where Is Guinea? 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. 03 of 05 Where Is Guinea-Bissau? 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. 04 of 05 Where Is Lesotho? 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. 05 of 05 Where Is Zambia? 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.