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Top 20 Largest Economies in Africa

6. Morocco – GDP: $114,7 Billion

Morocco’s GDP grew by 4.7 percent in 2013, much better than the growth rate of 2.7 in 2012. This is due to the country’s vibrant agricultural sector.


5. Angola GDP: $129.785 Billion

Officially the Republic of Angola, this country is a member state of the African Union. It is Africa’s second largest oil producer. Its economy grew by 5.1 percent in 2013, below the estimate of 7.1 percent. Growth was driven by agriculture, non-oil energy, fisheries, construction and manufacturing sectors.


4. Algeria – GDP: $219.453 Billion

Officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, this nation is the tenth largest country in the world and the largest country in Africa and the Mediterranean. Its economy performed well in 2013, growing by 3 percent. This is due to political stability. GDP growth was driven by investment by public enterprises and private demand. Unemployment fell slightly in 2013. Currently it stands at 9.8 percent.


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    Great work. But, why is Egypt described as “trans-continental” when it is 100% on the African tectonic plate (African continent)?

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      Sinai represents Egypt’s Asian part, as the border between Africa and Asia is drawn along the Suez Canal. Sinai borders to Israel and Palestine to the northeast. To the north lies the Mediterranean Sea, to the west the Gulf of Suez, to the east Gulf of Aqba

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    South Africa regained the number one spot again in November 2016,,Guess the Nigerians didnt pay their bribe in 2017, how did it feel to be number 1 for a few months lol

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      Really??? I think you need to come to Nigeria and See for yourself; some cites in Nigeria have larger GDP than most countries in Africa. For instance, Lagos alone is the 4th Largest economy in Africa if Lagos was to be a country, so be informed, don’t just open your mouth and rant!

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    where is Ghana? useless state, a highly corrupt state called Ghana, from the president to his ministers down to the basic school pupil all are corrupt. Aimless state with useless constitution, you call it a nation?

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    yes Lagos is the 4th largest economy in Africa, check the difference gap Nigeria and you will notice the differnce

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