Regions of the African Union


The member states of the African Union are divided into five geographic regions of the African Union.[1]

Regions of the AU:
 North 
 Southern 
 East 
 West Zone A & B 
 Central 
Note that the African Union includes the African diaspora as a region and that Ceuta and Melilla in north Africa are part of Spain.

List (In alphabetical order)


North

#Member stateCapitalArea (km2)
1 AlgeriaAlgiers2,381,740
2 EgyptCairo1,001,451
3 LibyaTripoli1,759,540
4 MauritaniaNouakchott1,030,700
5 MoroccoRabat446,550
6 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (Western Sahara)El Aaiún (proclaimed)266,060
7 TunisiaTunis163,610

Southern

#Member stateCapital(s)Area (km2)
1 AngolaLuanda1,246,700
2 BotswanaGaborone581,726
3 EswatiniMbabane17,364
4 LesothoMaseru30,355
5 MalawiLilongwe118,484
6 MozambiqueMaputo801,590
7 NamibiaWindhoek824,116
8 South AfricaPretoria
Cape Town
Bloemfontein
1,221,037
9 ZambiaLusaka752,618
10 ZimbabweHarare390,757

East

#Member stateCapitalArea (km2)
1 ComorosMoroni2,235
2 DjiboutiDjibouti23,200
3 EritreaAsmara117,600
4 EthiopiaAddis Ababa1,104,300
5 KenyaNairobi580,367
6 MadagascarAntananarivo587,041
7 MauritiusPort Louis2,040
8 RwandaKigali26,798
9 SeychellesVictoria451
10 SomaliaMogadishu637,661
11 South SudanJuba619,745
12 SudanKhartoum1,886,068
13 TanzaniaDodoma945,087
14 UgandaKampala236,040

West

#Member stateCapitalArea (km2)
1 BeninPorto-Novo112,622
2 Burkina FasoOuagadougou274,000
3 Cabo VerdePraia4,033
4 Côte d'IvoireYamoussoukro322,462
5 GambiaBanjul10,380
6 GhanaAccra238,534
7 Guinea-BissauBissau36,125
8 GuineaConakry245,857
9 LiberiaMonrovia111,369
10 MaliBamako1,240,192
11 NigerNiamey1,267,000
12 NigeriaAbuja923,768
13 SenegalDakar196,723
14 Sierra LeoneFreetown71,740
15 TogoLomé56,785

Central

#Member stateCapitalArea (km2)
1 BurundiGitega27,834
2 CameroonYaounde475,442
3 Central African RepublicBangui622,984
4 ChadN'Djamena1,284,000
5 Congo RepublicBrazzaville342,000
6 DR CongoKinshasa2,345,409
7 Equatorial GuineaMalabo28,051
8 GabonLibreville267,667
9 São Tomé and PríncipeSão Tomé964

African diaspora

The AU considers the African diaspora as its sixth region.[2]

See also


References


  1. "Appendix 1: AU Regions, Strengthening PoPular ParticiPation in the African Union" (PDF). OSISA and Oxfam. 2009. p. 62. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 2 February 2014.
  2. Khamis, Kassim (4 March 2013). "Abolish the African Diaspora as the 6th Region and Bring Back Pan African Congresses". africansuntimes.com/. Retrieved 3 February 2014.