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According to the UN population statistic this are the top ten most populated cities in Africa. Three Nigerian cities are amongst the top 10 list of the most populated cities in Africa.

With this is clearly shows that Lagos is the most populated city in Africa. The influx of people from different tribes and states in search of greener pastures is what led to this increase.

See full list below:

1. Lagos – Nigeria (21,029,000)

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2. Cairo – Egypt (7,764,700)

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3. Kinshasa – Congo Democratic Republic (6,301,100)

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4. Alexandria – Egypt (3,806,300)

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5. Casablanca – Morocco (3,344,300)

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6. Abidjan – Cote D’Ivoire (3,310,500)

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7. Kano – Nigeria (3,248,700)

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8. Ibadan – Nigeria (3,078,400)

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9. Cape Town – South Africa (2,686,000)

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10. Addis Ababa – Ethiopia (2,638,500)

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