10 Largest cities in Africa

Largest cities in Africa

  1. Lagos 25 million

Average income $733.25/$8,799       (Range $490.07-1,000.00)

One bedroom outside downtown $158.35/$1,900.20      (Range $65.34-$300.00)

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Banana Island $ 2 million (Average house cost), Ikoyi

Poorest areas- Oshodi, Makoko Village

2. Cairo 19.3 million

Average salary  $304.58/  $3,668          (Range $196.74 -$524.63)

One bedroom outside of Downtown 135.70/$1,628.40      (Range $98.37-$196.74)

Largest suburbs – Giza

Richest areas- Garden City, Zamalek, Maadi, Mohandessin, Heliopolis

Poorest areas- Manshiyat Nasr, Dar Al Salaam, Imbaba

,Areas with Most Africans – Ain Shams

3. Johannesburg 14.6 million (Including Pretoria)

Average salary  $1,791.31 /$21,495            ($1,140.79 – $2,933.46)

One bedroom outside of downtown    403.07/$4,836.84        (Range $293.26 – $488.91)

Largest suburbs – Soweto,

Richest areas- Sandton, Bryanston, Houghton

Poorest areas- Alexandra, Diepskloof, Klipton

4. Kinshasa 9 million

Average Salary 650.00 ($300.00-$1,000.00)

One bedroom outside downtown-

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Cite du Fleuve

Poorest areas- Masina

5. Luanda 7 million

Average salary 1,868.33 or $22,419.96 (Range (1,315-2,300)

One bedroom outside of downtown $2,600.0 or $31,200   Range (1,500-4,500)

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Talatona, Maianga, Luanda Sul

Poorest areas- North Luanda

6. Nairobi 6.5 million

Average salary    $319.77 or $4,160  ($195.40-$488.50)

One bedroom outside of downtown $198.37  ($117.24-$322.41)

Richest areas- Muthaiga, Karen, Langata, Runda, Nyari, Gigiri

Poorest areas- Kibera ( Largest slum in Africa)

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6. Abidjan 6.2 million

Average salary $356.75 or $4,308    ($203.86-$509.64)

One bedroom outside of downtown $239.81 ($135.91-$339.76)

Richest areas-Cocody, Treichville

Poorest areas- Adjame

7. Khartoum 5.5 million

Largest suburbs – Omdurman

Richest areas- Al Riyadh

Poorest areas- Umbadda

8. Dar Es Salaam 5.3 million

Average salary 5,172

One bedroom outside of downtown 582.51

Richest areas- Peninsula, Northern District

Poorest areas- Msasena

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9. Algiers 5 million

Average salary 3,807

One bedroom outside of downtown $200.16

Largest suburbs –

Richest areas- Oran, Constantine, Setif

Poorest areas- ?

Places with the most Africans- ?

10. Addis Ababa 4.6 million

Average salary 234.44  or  $2,808 (range$150-400)

One bedroom outside of downtown $105.40  or $1,264.80 ($51.-150)

Largest suburbs – Bole

Richest areas- Mekaniza

Poorest areas- Most districts

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