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Regions of the African Union

Regions of the AU:
 North 
 Southern 
 East 
 West Zone A & B 
 Central 
Note that the African Union includes the African diaspora as a region and that Ceuta and Melilla in northern Africa are part of Spain.

The member states of the African Union are divided into five geographic regions of the African Union.[1]

List (In alphabetical order)

North

# Member state Capital Area (km2)
1  Algeria Algiers 2,381,740
2  Egypt Cairo 1,001,451
3  Libya Tripoli 1,759,540
4  Mauritania Nouakchott 1,030,700
5  Morocco Rabat 446,550
6  Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara) El Aaiún (proclaimed) 266,060
7  Tunisia Tunis 163,610

Southern

# Member state Capital(s) Area (km2)
1  Angola Luanda 1,246,700
2  Botswana Gaborone 581,726
3  Eswatini (Swaziland) Mbabane 17,364
4  Lesotho Maseru 30,355
5  Malawi Lilongwe 118,484
6  Mozambique Maputo 801,590
7  Namibia Windhoek 824,116
8  South Africa Pretoria
Cape Town
Bloemfontein
1,221,037
9  Zambia Lusaka 752,618
10  Zimbabwe Harare 390,757

East

# Member state Capital Area (km2)
1  Comoros Moroni 2,235
2  Djibouti Djibouti 23,200
3  Eritrea Asmara 117,600
4  Ethiopia Addis Ababa 1,104,300
5  Kenya Nairobi 580,367
6  Madagascar Antananarivo 587,041
7  Mauritius Port Louis 2,040
8  Rwanda Kigali 26,798
9  Seychelles Victoria 451
10  Somalia Mogadishu 637,661
11  South Sudan Juba 619,745
12  Sudan Khartoum 1,886,068
13  Tanzania Dodoma 945,087
14  Uganda Kampala 236,040

West

# Member state Capital Area (km2)
1  Benin Porto-Novo 112,622
2  Burkina Faso Ouagadougou 274,000
3  Cabo Verde Praia 4,033
4  Côte d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro 322,462
5  Gambia Banjul 10,380
6  Ghana Accra 238,534
7  Guinea-Bissau Bissau 36,125
8  Guinea Conakry 245,857
9  Liberia Monrovia 111,369
10  Mali Bamako 1,240,192
11  Niger Niamey 1,267,000
12  Nigeria Abuja 923,768
13  Senegal Dakar 196,723
14  Sierra Leone Freetown 71,740
15  Togo Lomé 56,785

Central

# Member state Capital Area (km2)
1  Burundi Gitega 27,834
2  Cameroon Yaounde 475,442
3  Central African Republic Bangui 622,984
4  Chad N'Djamena 1,284,000
5  Congo Republic Brazzaville 342,000
6  DR Congo Kinshasa 2,345,409
7  Equatorial Guinea Malabo 28,051
8  Gabon Libreville 267,667
9  São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé 964


The AU considers the African diaspora as its sixth region.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Appendix 1: AU Regions, Strengthening PoPular ParticiPation in the African Union" (PDF). OSISA and Oxfam. 2009. p. 62. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. ^ Khamis, Kassim (4 March 2013). "Abolish the African Diaspora as the 6th Region and Bring Back Pan African Congresses". africansuntimes.com/. Retrieved 3 February 2014.