Cities As of 2015 Namibia has thirteen cities, each of them governed by a municipality council that has between 7 and 15 seats. Compared to towns, cities have the authority to set up facilities like public transport, housing schemes, museums, and libraries without the approval of the Minister of Urban and Rural Development.
Kumasi (historically spelled Comassie or Coomassie and usually spelled Kumase in Twi) is a city in Ashanti Region, and is among the largest metropolitan areas in Ghana. Kumasi is near Lake Bosomtwe, in a rain forest region, and is the commercial, industrial and cultural capital of Asanteman.
The UN estimated the city's population at 11.2 million in 2011. The New York Times estimates that it is now at least twenty-one million, surpassing Cairo as Africa's largest city. It is clear that whatever the size, and however the city is defined, Lagos is the center of one of the largest urban areas in the world.
Kinshasa, DR Congo – 13.3 million. Kinshasa is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital and the largest city in the country. It’s located next to the Congo River and after Paris, is the second largest French speaking city in the world, according to CNN.
In other words: Luanda may not be the most expensive city in the world for the local population, but thanks to a booming oil economy, a limited supply of luxurious housing, and a high demand for it among expats, the cost of living there is higher than any city in the world.
Mogadishu, Somalia – 2.1 million people. Mogadishu is Somali’s capital and the country’s largest city. Due to being one of the worlds’s most dangerous cities, no meaningful census has been conducted there. But it’s estimated to have a population of about 1.4 million people according to the World Population Review.
Abidjan, Ivory Coast – 4.707 million. One glance is enough to see that Abidjan, the pearl of West Africa, is among the most modern urban centers on the continent. Modern architecture, high-rise office buildings, well-maintained gardens, good infrastructure and always hurrying residents make Abidjan looks like a European or American city.
Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt, with a population of 4.1 million, which is about 32 km (20 miles) along the Mediterranean coast in the north central part of the country, it is also the largest city which sits directly on the Mediterranean coast .
Every year, millions of zebra, wildebeest and other antelope migrate across the mighty plains of East Africa in search of better grazing. This annual pilgrimage is known as the Great Migration, and to witness it is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that should top the bucket list of every safari enthusiast.
Table Mountain (Khoekhoe: Huri ‡oaxa, where the sea rises; Afrikaans: Tafelberg) is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top.
There’s nowhere in Morocco like the Jemaa el Fna – no place that so effortlessly involves you and keeps you coming back for more. By day, most of the... There’s nowhere in Morocco like the Jemaa el Fna – no place that so effortlessly involves you and keeps you coming back for more.
Sossusvlei, sometimes written as Sossus Vlei, is a large, white, salt and clay pan found in the southern region of Namib Desert, Namibia. Sossusvlei is surrounded by high red dunes, some as high as 400 meters, making the dunes some of the highest in the world.
The mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) is one of the two subspecies of the eastern gorilla. There are two populations. One is found in the Virunga volcanic mountains of Central Africa, within three National Parks: Mgahinga, in south-west Uganda; Volcanoes, in north-west Rwanda; and Virunga in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
After exploring the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, we didn’t think Namibia could get more beautiful. But we hadn’t visited Spitzkoppe yet! About 150km (1.5 hours) northwest of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe (meaning ‘pointed dome’ in German, but also generously referred to as the ‘Matterhorn of Namibia’).