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Tunis <<TOO nihs>> is the capital and largest metropolis of Tunisia, a rustic in northern Africa. Tunis sits very near the Mediterranean Sea. It’s the governmental middle of Tunisia. It’s also the middle of the nation’s banking and insurance coverage industries. Commerce and tourism are necessary to the town’s financial system. Tunis has an previous part with slender, winding streets. It additionally has a contemporary part with newer buildings and broad, treelined boulevards.... Read More


Tripoli <<TRIHP uh lee>> is the capital and largest metropolis of Libya. Its Arabic identify is Tarabulus. Tripoli is situated in northern Libya, alongside the Mediterranean Sea. Tripoli has a high-quality harbor and is a delivery middle. Additionally it is a buying and selling middle for a farming area.... Read More


Timbuktu <<tihm BUHK too>> is a buying and selling city in central Mali. Its official identify is Tombouctou <<tawn guide TOO>>. It lies close to the southern fringe of the Sahara, about eight miles (thirteen kilometers) north of the Niger River. From the 1300’s to the 1600’s, it was one of many richest business cities of Africa and a middle of Islamic studying.... Read More


Rabat <<rah BAHT>> is the capital of Morocco, a country in northwestern Africa. Rabat is in northern Morocco on the Atlantic coast. The city is divided into old and new sections. The old section has small, white, flat-roofed houses and several mosques (Muslim houses of worship). The new section has broad streets and modern buildings. Rabat is chiefly a government and administrative center.... Read More


Pretoria <<prih TOHR ee uh>> is the administrative capital of South Africa. It is also one of the country’s largest cities. It lies in northeastern South Africa, in the northern part of the province of Gauteng. The executive branch of the South African government directs the country’s administrative affairs from Pretoria.... Read More


Praia <<PRY uh>> is the capital of Cape Verde, an island country off the west coast of Africa. It lies on the southern coast of Sao Tiago Island.... Read More


Porto-Novo <<PAWR toh NOH voh>> is the official capital of Benin, a country in western Africa. However, most of Benin’s government activity takes place in the nearby city of Cotonou. Porto-Novo lies in southeastern Benin on the Lagoon of Porto-Novo. The city is a main trading center for goods produced in Benin.... Read More

Port Louis

Port Louis is the capital of Mauritius, an island country in the Indian Ocean. It is the country’s largest city and leading port. The city lies on the northwest coast of the country’s main island, which is also called Mauritius.... Read More


Ouagadougou <<WAH guh DOO goo>> is the capital of Burkina Faso, a country in western Africa. The palace of the Moro Naba, the chief of the country’s Mossi people, is in the city.... Read More


Nouakchott <<nwahk SHOT>> is the capital and largest city of Mauritania, a country in western Africa. Nouakchott lies in western Mauritania, along the Atlantic Ocean.Government buildings dominate the center of the city. Nouakchott is crowded, and many people live in shacks and tents. Nouakchott’s products include carpets and other handicrafts, soft drinks, and chemical products.... Read More