Largest city in Nigeria in terms of population, Lagos was the capital of Nigeria until 1991. The principal area, Lagos Island is known for its skyscrapers and large wholesale marketplaces.
Johannesburg, South Africa
By population, Johannesburg is the largest and wealthiest city in South Africa. Called Africa’s economic powerhouse, this city is also the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The home of civilization, Cairo is Egypt’s capital and the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa after Lagos. This city was named the “world’s most 24-hour city” in 2011 by Badoo ahead of New York and Paris.