Africa is one of the few continents that have been able to preserve it natural environment. Being the oldest continent and the cradle of mankind it is shocking how it ended up becoming one of the last continents to be developed. Unlike other continents cities in Africa have not been totally overtaken by concrete forests. In fact most of these cities have found a way to build modern architectural wonders whilst still maintaining the natural beauty of their localities. Here is a list of the most attractive cities in Africa
Luanda is the capital city of Angola and home to its largest sea port. Being the second largest oil producer in Africa Angola has seen significant developments in its infrastructure.
Cape Town, South Africa
The second-most populous city in South Africa, Cape Town is famous for its harbor, Table Mountain and Cape Point. It is the most popular international tourist destination in South Africa.
The home of civilization, Cairo is Egypt’s capital and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos. This city was named the “world’s most 24-hour city” in 2011 by Badoo ahead of New York and Paris. It’s a place where the old civilization of Egypt (earliest known in Africa) meets with the modern technologies of Africa. It is one of Africa’s most historical cities.
Port Louis, Mauritius
The capital city of Mauritius, Port Louis is one of Africa’s main financial centers. The city is mostly overshadowed by its financial hub, tourism, manufacturing sector, and port facilities. These nation languages include English and French.
Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania Former capital, richest and largest city in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam is the major city for both business and government in Tanzania. The beauty of this city is the mix of Swahili culture a culture developed due to the interaction of many cultures. (Arab, African Bantu, Chinese and Portuguese) due to the diversity of these cultures the blend has brought a beautiful city both culturally and physically.
Nigeria’s capital, Abuja was built in the 80’s before being disposing Lagos as the capital city of the most populous black nation in the world by the administration of General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB) in 1991. The city is one of the richest and most expensive in Africa.
Tunis is both the capital and the largest city of Tunisia. The greater metropolitan area of Tunis, often referred to as Grand Tunis, holds some 2,700,000 inhabitants. As the capital city of the country, Tunis is the focus of Tunisian political and administrative life; it is also the centre of the country’s commercial activity.
Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya has a lot of tittles in its belt. It’s the only city with a national park. Just imagine wild animals like elephants, giraffes, lions and buffaloes roaming freely just next to the city. It may seem impossible but in Nairobi this is happening.see more
The rolling green landscape of Rwanda creates an ambience that would echo in your heart for years to come. The city is orderly with manicured lawns and geometrically placed palm trees all brought together with an all year round bloom of coloured flowers. This is where nature meets artificial in harmony.
Johannesburg, South Africa
Johannesburg is an African city of note. Johannesburg is characterized by contradiction and an apparent seamless combination of irreconcilable differences. The largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg is also the wealthiest and, without doubt, the economic powerhouse of Africa.