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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.
What is the capital city of Zambia?
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.
What is the capital city of Ghana?
Accra was built around three different European trading posts on the African Goald Coast - Dutch Fort Crêvecœur (built 1649), Danish Fort Christiansborg (1652) and British Fort James (1673).
What is the capital city of Uganda?
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.
What is the capital city of Zimbabwe?
The city was founded in 1890 by the British as Salisbury. It was the seat of the Rhodesian government and, between 1953 and 1963, the capital of the Central African Federation. It retained the name Salisbury until 1982, when it was renamed Harare.
What is the capital city of Mozambique?
The city flourished 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.
Which large city lies in the shadow of the table mountain?
Rio De Janeiro
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.