Top 10 cities of Africa facts Selected as the most interesting among cities of Africa related questions in Cities of Africa quiz Which large city lies in the shadow of the table mountain?Cape Town. The central area of Cape Town is called City Bowl. It is enclosed by near vertical cliffs of 1,000 m (3,300 ft) high Table Mountain, and Devil's Peak and Lion's Head on either side.Created by: ex-terminatorSouth Africa facts » What is the capital city of Zambia?Lusaka. Until 1964, Lusaka's residents were European or Asian, as Indigenous Africans were allowed to live in the city. In 1964 Zambia gained independence amd Lusaka grew rapidly due to influx of Africans. By 1969, it became the center of anti-colonial resistance for Southern Africa. The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s major anti-apartheid organization, was headquartered in Lusaka.Created by: globalquiz.orgEastern Africa facts » What is the capital city of Uganda?Kampala. The city is highly multilingual, as many Kampala residents still define themselves by their tribal roots and speak their ancestral languages. Several tribal languages are spoken widely alongside English, Swahili, and Luganda.Created by: globalquiz.orgAfrica facts » What is the capital city of Senegal?Dakar is located on the western edge of Africa. It grew as an advantageous departure point for trans-Atlantic and European trade.Created by: globalquiz.orgWestern Africa facts » What is the capital city of Namibia?Windhoek. The city name “Windhoek” is a word in Afrikaans and translates to “windy corner”.Created by: globalquiz.orgcapitals facts » What is the capital city of Mozambique?Maputo. The city fluorished in the early 20th century under the Portuguese administration. In 1974, Portugal granted independence to all Portuguese overseas territories. Over 250,000 ethnic Portuguese pulled out virtually overnight, leaving Mozambique's economy and administration unmanageable. The city's economy collapsed and never fully recovered.Created by: globalquiz.orgcities facts » What is the capital city of Ethiopia?Addis Ababa lies at an elevation of 2,300 metres (7,500 ft) – making it the fourth highest capital in the world, after Andean and Himalayan capitals.Created by: globalquiz.orgEthiopia facts » What is the capital city of Nigeria?Abuja is the capital of Nigeria, but not its largest city (it is Lagos). According to the United Nations, Abuja grew at the rate of 139.7% between 2000 and 2010, making it the fastest growing city in the world. Photo: Zuma Rock, just outside the city.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography facts » What is the capital city of Libya?Tripoli. The name Tripoli means literally "Three Cities" in Greek. The city is also known as Tripoli-of-the-West (especially in Arabic world), to distinguish it from Tripoli in Lebanon.Created by: globalquiz.orgNorthern Africa facts » What is the capital city of Morocco?Rabat. In 16th-18th centuries, Rabat was a reputed corsair haven. The city served as one of the many ports in North Africa for the Barbary pirates. Photo: Tour Hassan (1195), a classic example of Almohad art.Created by: globalquiz.orgMorocco facts » Play cities of Africa quiz and see all the questions.