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15 Largest Cities in Africa (with a map)

Using the map, name the 15 most populous urban areas in Africa.
Urban area population, not city proper
According to citypopulation.de, January 2019
Quiz by Quizzer6794
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First submittedAugust 17, 2016
Last updatedFebruary 21, 2019
Times taken19,800
Rating4.86
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Population
City
20.5 mil
Cairo
18.8 mil
Lagos
13.7 mil
Johannesburg
12.0 mil
Kinshasa
7.90 mil
Luanda
6.15 mil
Khartoum
6.15 mil
Dar es Salaam
5.95 mil
Nairobi
5.70 mil
Alexandria
5.45 mil
Abidjan
4.95 mil
Accra
4.55 mil
Kano
4.43 mil
Casablanca
4.18 mil
Cape Town
3.90 mil
Algiers
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level 81
Aug 17, 2016
Finally acing the 200 biggest cities of the world quiz certainly helps with all the others. 15/15 .. the world one would be cool with a map, although it'd be a massive undertaking to make.
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level 70
Oct 2, 2016
Got bailed out on Dar es Salaam. Knew it was Dar-something. Apparently that was good enough. :-)
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level 67
Dec 4, 2016
It's an appropriately-allowed abbreviation. People there virtually always call it "Dar".
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level 60
Dec 4, 2016
What about 16-30 quizzes? Then 31-50.
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level 57
Dec 4, 2016
I don't think of it concise as I do this top 15 one. If I were to make anything of that it would be 30 largest, 45 largest, e.g. :)
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level 49
Dec 4, 2016
Got all of them with 2:29 remaining.
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level 48
Dec 19, 2016
Fun.
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level 50
Oct 25, 2017
No Adis Ababa, wow
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level 55
Feb 24, 2018
I'm gonna be honest; I did way worse on this one compared to all of the other continents, which reminds me to touch up on my African, SE Asian, and Pakistani geography.
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level 29
Apr 26, 2019
Good, good, easy so far. Doing them in order--- wait- that other nigerian city ISNT Abuja!?!? welp there goes my streak. ;(
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level 66
May 10, 2019
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level 33
May 13, 2019
I think you may have used the pop. of the state of Khartoum, the city itself have ~1.97 mil
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level 45
May 15, 2019
Would have been 100% but Kano!!!