Hello everyone welcome , on today's countdown we will be talking about the top 10 best cities to live in Africa. These beautiful African cities are amazing places to live in because they are believed to be safe, peaceful, affordable and secure.
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Starting off at the 10th spot on today's countdown are:
1. The city of Algiers, Located in Algeria.
Algiers city Metropolis view
The city of Algiers is no doubt the capital and the largest city of Algerians. In the year 2011 the population inhabitants of the city was estimated to be around the ranges of 3.5 billion. This city is said to be located on the Mediterranean Sea and of the north-central portion of Algeria which is fondly called the Paris of North Africa.
This city of Algiers made this list of best city to live in Africa, because the city has a booming economy and also accommodate a lot of expontiates and some foreign employees. The city also runs a socialist system, which does not stress class differences in any way.
The city of Algiers is also listed among the most visited and most peaceful cities in Africa. The city's tourists attractions are spectacular with amazing sandy beaches and good looking landscapes.
2. Accra Ghana
In the country of Ghana, Accra is regarded as the country's capital. Accra is the largest city of Ghana which covers an area of over 225 square kilometers with an estimated Urban population of over 2.3 million inhabitants.
Acrra is not just the one of the best city to live in Africa. It is also among the most peaceful country in the continent. Accra is a modern city with many classic bars, shopping malls, restaurants, and as many nightclubs as possible.
View of Accra Ghana
No doubt, Accra also has a flourishing real estate sector across all the capital of the British Gold Coast between the year of 1877 and 1957 which has been since transitioned into a modern metropolis. Accra is also said to be the economic and administrative part of Ghana which serves as the anchor of the greater larger Accra metropolitan area as of today.
Accra Ghana Drone view
Accra has become a favorite vacation destination for upper-class Africans tourists, especially the Nigerian people. Ghanaian are very friendly people and their tropical environment is very much favorable, Ghana is also called the city of Gold. What do you think?
3. Gaborone, Botswana
The city Gaborone is the capital and largest city of Botswana with a population inhabitants of over 230,000 People according to their 2011 census statistics, which is about 10 percent of the total population of Botswana.
The city is named after Chief Gaborone of Atacama tribe. Who once controlled the lands which is nearby. The city of Gaborone was planned to be the capital city of Botswana in the mid-1960s. The center of the city of Gaborone has a long strip of government offices and businesses. Gaborone is said to be politically stable and with a flourished economy.
It is also one of the most peaceful city in Africa. Tourism in the city has been receiving a lot of tourists in recent years as well as the development of recreational and sports facilities. Gaborone is among the fastest-growing African cities in the world. What do you think?
4. Lagos, Nigeria
Eko Atlantic Lagos, Nigeria
View of Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos is also among the best city to live in Africa. Lagos is said to be the most populous city in Africa. No doubt Lagos is also among the fastest growing cities in the world and also one of the most populous urban areas in the world.
Lagos is a major financial center not just in Nigeria, but also in Africa as a whole. The city of Lagos has the fourth highest GDP in Africa and it houses one of the largest and busiest seaports. Did you know that Lagos state was once the capital city of Nigeria before it was moved to Abuja the now Nigeria capital in the year 1991.
The city is filled with history and culture and has a remarkable architectural landmarks with stunning attractions. Lagos is regarded as the main economic spirit of Nigeria, which has the strong presence of notable companies, top-notch amenities and educational institutions.
Lagos city is a fascinating and affordable place to live in, and especially if you are the type seeking for adventure and Unforgettable Experiences. The agege bread is unforgettable, you can ask the Lagosians. What do you think?
Libreville is said to be the largest city of Gabon and also it's capital. According to the country's population census statistics of 2013, the population was estimated as 700,000 inhabitants.
Libreville has a literacy rate of about 90%. The peoples lifestyle is greatly influenced by the French, which signifies the city's beautiful architecture and monuments.
Stadium in Libreville Gabon
Libreville has some unique features which include, beautiful beaches, parks, natural landscape and natural Reserves. Libreville is also among the safest and most peaceful city to live in Africa. The city has a developed and urbanized amenities to Serve it's inhabitants.
Libreville flourishes as an oil City with an investment which has boasted the country's mining sector. Did you know that Libreville was inhabited by the Pond Way tribe long before the French acquired the land in 1839. Libreville was named in an imitation of Freetown. The city has since grown fast and now houses nearly half the national population.
6. Kigali, Rwanda.
The Rwanda’s capital and largest city is Kigali. The city has been regarded as the economic, cultural and transport Hub since it became the country's capital since 1962.
Kigali city has a large percentage of expatriates among its 1 million residents. The central business district has several modern architectures. The city is filled with wonderful housing development to reside in,the people are friendly and always welcoming. Kigali hosts the main residence and offices of the president of Rwanda and government Ministries.
The diversified wildlife of the country is a great attraction to tourist and the city is known to be exotic mountain gorillas. The weather mostly moderate and there are varieties of exciting activities and good social amenities for the residents.
7. Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
The former capital and most populous city in Tanzania Dar es Salaam is one of the best city to live in Africa. The city is an original and important economic center which is located on the Coast if Swahili.
Dar es Salaam is also among the fastest growing cities in the world until 1974. The city of Dar es Salaam is the Tanzania's capital. No doubt the city is the leading arrival and departure point for most tourists who visit Tanzania. Do you know that Dar es Salaam is the largest and the most popular Swahili speaking city in the world?
Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
It is also the economic and political Center of Tanzanians and also the among the fastest growing African city in the world. The city enjoys tropical weather all year round and is known to be famous by the university of Dar es Salaam one of the oldest and largest university in Tanzania.
Dar es Salaam Tanzania,
There is also an easy access to basic education in the city as the primary education is absolutely free. Similarly the city is filled with beautiful attractions and exciting things to do and see, welcoming people and memorable experiences. What do you think?
8. Nairobi Kenya
Nairobi is a regarded as a huge hub for businesses and culture. Nairobi is said to be the largest and the capital city of the Kenyan government which is popularly referred to as the Green City in the sun. Nairobi city is the third best city to live in Africa the city had a population of over 3 million inhabitants according to the 2009 census statistics.
Did you know that Nairobi was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa which serves as a rail Depot on the Ugandan Railway. The town rapidly grew to replace Mombasa which is the capital city of Kenya in 1907.
After the Kenyan Independence in late 1963, Nairobi became it's capital. Nairobi is also the 10th largest city in the whole Africa,this very city is home to thousands of Kenyan businesses and over 100 major International companies and organizations.
Housing is affordable in the city and the fast-growing Tech Market is also promising. The city also has a world-class social amenities and exciting tourist attractions.
Tunis is the second best city to live in Africa. It is the capital and the largest city of the Tunisia government. The great metropolitan area of tunis is often referred to as Grand Tunis has over 2.7 million people.
Tunis has a very high life expectancy, an average person is expected to live up to 74 years old. The city is not just the second best city to live in Africa but also the second happiest place to live in. Tunis is safe, affordable and peaceful and it has some of the best medical facilities in the continents.
Tunis is one of the first Muslim City to become a UNESCO world heritage site. The city has an ever increasing manufacturing sector and the GDP of the city is on the increase. The city is the focus of Tunisian political and administrative life as the capital city of Tunisia. It is also the center of the country's cultural and commercial activities. What do you think?
10. Windhoek, Namibia.
Windhoek is the largest city of Namibia and thus the capital city of the country. The city as the economic, social and capital city of the country, It is a location of most government institutions in the country,there are relatively small city.
Windhoek is enriched with educational institutions, healthcare services and business district. Windhoek is among the best city to live in Africa.
It is also one of the most peaceful cities in the African continent. The population of windhoek according to the country's 2011 population census statistics was about 330,000. The city is the social, political, economic and cultural center of the countries nearly.
Nearly all the Namibian National enterprise, cultural and educational institution including governmental bodies are headquartered in windhoek.
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