A short history of Africa’s key cities

go-to-africaThe capital of Egypt in Cairo. It is a city of 1300 years, where eastern and western cultures are found. Cairo is named as the largest city of Africa. Cairo has a population of about 8 million in the center of the city and a total population is 17 million in the suburbs. Ninety per cent of the population is Muslim. Some of the places to go when you come to Cairo are El Ezher Mosque, El Hariri Bazaar, Oilers Urdu, Tahrir Square and Cezire lsland.


You will be rich in cultural and architectural sense Cairo is a place where you should pay attention to the food you eat. In terms of hygiene, you should prefer packaged and bottles drinks and/or quality restaurants instead of street vendors. Besides the potential for food poisoning- just follow the rules of foreign food consumption and you’ll be alright. The good part is, you can see great views of the city, pray in the historical hotspots and visit the various museums. You will find many legacies of Islamic art, the warm city of Cairo is still a popular tourist destination and a place that many tourists cannot forget every year after that.


Lagos is the rapidly developing city of Africa. The largest city in Nigeria and the old capital, Lagos, are among the fastest growing cities in Africa, both socially and economically. Lagos, which British settlers used as an administrative center in 1914, is also known as the city where Nigeria's struggle for independence flourishes and flourishes. Lagos, one of the first places in Nigeria to organize anti-colonial protests, became the political capital in 1960 after the end of British sovereignty. ln Lagos, where cities are the most expensive in the world, revenues of $ 1.3 billion from most municipal taxes are equivalent to 39 per cent of the total income of all states, according to the Provincial Government's 2015 data. Fisheries, commerce and tourism have recently entered the country's oil-producing provinces. Nigerian film industry is called as "Nollywood".


Kenya is a country in eastern Africa that borders the Indian Ocean. Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. The city was built on the Nairobi River. The busiest population in East Africa is in this city. The city was founded in 1899 as a railway camp and has since become one of the largest and most important cities in Kenya and East Africa. Nairobi is an important cultural and economic city. Nairobi is also the safari capital of Africa. Tourists often choose from a variety of safaris: wildlife, culture, sports, adventure, landscapes and specialities. There are also ecotourism tours, restaurant excursions, cultural outings, shopping and fun areas to do among other things and see things during the daytime. Nairobi also offers sports alternatives for sports such as golf, rugby, athletics, polo, horse racing, cricket and soccer.


Kinshasa (in French: Kinshasa) is the capital and the largest city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa is also one of the eleven regions of the country and has the status of the capital region. The city is located on the banks of the Congo, which forms the border with the Republic of the Congo. Kinshasa is a place outside the provincial system that exists in the country. The city has a separate state as a capital region. The city itself is divided into 24 municipalities. The most populous city in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is also the capital of the country and 13% of the population lives in Kinshasa. The city was located on the southern side of the Congo 560 km from the point where the river was poured into the Atlantic Ocean. In the south, there is a Livingstone Tug, with which ships can cross the Congo and drive to Kinshasa. The former city Leopoldville Joseph Mobutu came to power in 1965, covering the land and the names of the parties that have changed; such as Kinshasa in 1967. This name was given in honor of the King of Belgium and the special owner of the region ll. Leopold. The city is located just opposite the capital of the Republic of Congo, Brazzaville, and the Congo River separates the two capitals. Kinshasa and Brazzaville are the closest capitals in the world.


Johannesburg is the largest city in the Republic of South Africa, then in the crowded Cairo and Lagos is the third largest city of the African continent. Johannesburg is a city of the commercial potential of gold and silver. The Witwatersrand range is particularly rich in these minerals. The Johannesburg International Airport offers the largest and most concentrated airline service in Africa for national and international transport. The metropolitan population is approximately 4 million 435 thousand. The relatively large area of 1,644 km2 compared to other cities amounts to only 2,700 km2. The city is shown in the 50 largest cities in the world. Johannesburg coexists in Africa and America, you breathe the most beautiful climate in the world, you can see colorful birds in the trees, you can hug the stands closer you can reach and touch the sky. But you can not walk in this city, you can not stop and breathe on the side of the road.