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Africa Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)
19.AlgeriaTahat2908Sahara Desert Ranges
24.AngolaMoro de Môco2620Southern Africa
58.BeninMont Sokbaro658West Africa Mountains
44.BotswanaMonalanong Hill1494Southern Africa
55.Bouvet IslandOlavtoppen780Mid-Atlantic Islands
63.British Indian Ocean TerritoryDiego Garcia High Point7Indian Ocean Islands
56.Burkina FasoTéna Kourou747West Africa Mountains
23.BurundiMont Heha2670East Africa Mountains
8.CameroonMount Cameroon4040West Africa Mountains
21.Cape VerdePico de Cano2829Mid-Atlantic Islands
46.Central African RepublicMont Ngaoui1410West Africa Mountains
12.ChadEmi Koussi3445Sahara Desert Ranges
62.Cocos IslandsCocos Islands High Point11Indian Ocean Islands
30.ComorosKartala2361Indian Ocean Islands
3.Congo DRCMount Stanley5109East Africa Mountains
49.Congo RepublicMont Nabeba1020West Africa Mountains
37.DjiboutiMoussa Ali2021Ethiopian Highlands
17.Equatorial GuineaPico de Santa Isabel3008West Africa Mountains
16.EritreaSoira3018Ethiopian Highlands
5.EthiopiaRas Dashen4550Ethiopian Highlands
40.French Southern LandsGrand Ross1850Indian Ocean Islands
48.GabonMont Bengoué1070West Africa Mountains
61.GambiaRed Rock53West Africa Mountains
53.GhanaMount Afadjoto885West Africa Mountains
41.GuineaMont Richard-Molard1752West Africa Mountains
60.Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau High Point262West Africa Mountains
22.Heard and McDonald IslandsBig Ben2745Indian Ocean Islands
41.Ivory CoastMont Richard-Molard1752West Africa Mountains
2.KenyaMount Kenya5199East Africa Mountains
10.LesothoThabana Ntlenyana3482Southern Africa
45.LiberiaMount Wuteve1420West Africa Mountains
33.LibyaPic Bette2266Sahara Desert Ranges
20.MadagascarMaromokotro2876Indian Ocean Islands
18.MalawiSapitwa Peak3002Southern Africa
64.MaldivesWilingili Island High Point3Indian Ocean Islands
47.MaliHombori Tondo1155West Africa Mountains
51.MauritaniaKdeyyat ej Joul915Sahara Desert Ranges
54.MauritiusPetite Rivière Noire Peak828Indian Ocean Islands
57.MayotteMlima Bénara660Indian Ocean Islands
7.MoroccoJebel Toubkal4167Atlas Mountains
28.MozambiqueMount Binga2436Southern Africa
26.NamibiaBrandberg2573Southern Africa
36.NigerMont Bagzane2022Sahara Desert Ranges
29.NigeriaChappal Waddi2419West Africa Mountains
31.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands
14.ReunionPiton des Neiges3071Indian Ocean Islands
6.RwandaVolcan Karisimbi4519East Africa Mountains
34.Saint HelenaQueen Mary's Peak2060Mid-Atlantic Islands
35.Sao Tome and PrincipePico de São Tomé2024West Africa Mountains
59.SenegalSenegal High Point638West Africa Mountains
52.SeychellesMorne Seychellois905Indian Ocean Islands
38.Sierra LeoneLoma Mansa1945West Africa Mountains
27.SomaliaShimbiris2460Ethiopian Highlands
11.South AfricaMafadi3451Southern Africa
13.South SudanKinyeti3187East Africa Mountains
9.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands
15.SudanJabal Marrah3042Sahara Desert Ranges
39.SwazilandEmlembe1862Southern Africa
1.TanzaniaKilimanjaro5895East Africa Mountains
50.TogoMont Agou986West Africa Mountains
43.TunisiaJebel Chambi1544Atlas Mountains
3.UgandaMount Stanley5109East Africa Mountains
32.ZambiaMafinga Central2339Southern Africa
25.ZimbabweInyangani2592Southern Africa

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List Description

Africa, as defined by the Range Classification Scheme, includes all the mid-oceanic islands of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. That is why you see the high points of countries like Spain and Portugal (located on the Canary Islands and Azores, respectively) on a list of African countries. Also note that the high point of Egypt is geographically in Asia, so is not on the list.

In recent years some intrepid adventurers have been making good progress on completing this list. Very few of these summits offer much in the way of mountaineering challenge, but are still very diffciult to get to--a classic peakbagging pursuit.


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