Bridges play a vital role in linking cut-off areas in many geographically diverse nations of the African continent.
Here are the top 10 longest bridges in Africa. There are more bridges under construction which are not on this list.
10) Katima Mulilo Bridge (900 meters)
The Katima Mulilo Bridge is built across the Zambezi River in Zambia. It was constructed in Concor and inaugurated on May 13 2004. The bridge carries the Trans Caprivi Highway.
9) Mkapa Bridge (970 meters)
Mkapa Bridge is the longest bridge in Tanzania. It is built across River Rufiji. It was financed by OPEC, Kuwait Fund and the Government of Saudi Arabia. The loan amount was $30 million.