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Africa Country High Points

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RankCountryPeak Elev-Ft Range (Level 2)Ascent Date
22.Heard and McDonald IslandsBig Ben9006Indian Ocean Islands 
26.NamibiaBrandberg8442Southern Africa 
29.NigeriaChappal Waddi7936West Africa Mountains 
62.Cocos IslandsCocos Islands High Point36Indian Ocean Islands 
63.British Indian Ocean TerritoryDiego Garcia High Point23Indian Ocean Islands 
12.ChadEmi Koussi11,302Sahara Desert Ranges 
39.EswatiniEmlembe6109Southern Africa 
61.GambiaGambia High Point210West Africa Mountains 
40.French Southern LandsGrand Ross6070Indian Ocean Islands 
60.Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau High Point860West Africa Mountains 
47.MaliHombori Tondo3789West Africa Mountains 
25.ZimbabweInyangani8504Southern Africa 
15.SudanJabal Marrah9980Sahara Desert Ranges 
43.TunisiaJebel Chambi5066Atlas Mountains 
7.MoroccoJebel Toubkal13,671Atlas Mountains 
30.ComorosKartala7746Indian Ocean Islands 
51.MauritaniaKdeyyat ej Joul3002Sahara Desert Ranges 
1.TanzaniaKilimanjaro19,341East Africa Mountains 
13.South SudanKinyeti10,456East Africa Mountains 
38.Sierra LeoneLoma Mansa6381West Africa Mountains 
11.South AfricaMafadi11,322Southern Africa 
32.ZambiaMafinga Central7674Southern Africa 
20.MadagascarMaromokotro9436Indian Ocean Islands 
57.MayotteMlima Bénara2165Indian Ocean Islands 
44.BotswanaMonalanong Hill4902Southern Africa 
50.TogoMont Agou3235West Africa Mountains 
36.NigerMont Bagzane6634Sahara Desert Ranges 
48.GabonMont Bengoué3510West Africa Mountains 
23.BurundiMont Heha8760East Africa Mountains 
49.Congo RepublicMont Nabeba3346West Africa Mountains 
46.Central African RepublicMont Ngaoui4626West Africa Mountains 
41.Ivory CoastMont Richard-Molard5748West Africa Mountains 
41.GuineaMont Richard-Molard5748West Africa Mountains 
58.BeninMont Sokbaro2159West Africa Mountains 
31.PortugalMontanha do Pico7713Mid-Atlantic Islands 
52.SeychellesMorne Seychellois2969Indian Ocean Islands 
24.AngolaMoro de Môco8596Southern Africa 
53.GhanaMount Afadjoto2904West Africa Mountains 
28.MozambiqueMount Binga7992Southern Africa 
8.CameroonMount Cameroon13,255West Africa Mountains 
2.KenyaMount Kenya17,057East Africa Mountains 
3.Congo DRCMount Stanley16,762East Africa Mountains 
3.UgandaMount Stanley16,762East Africa Mountains 
45.LiberiaMount Wuteve4659West Africa Mountains 
37.DjiboutiMoussa Ali6631Ethiopian Highlands 
55.Bouvet IslandOlavtoppen2559Mid-Atlantic Islands 
54.MauritiusPetite Rivière Noire Peak2717Indian Ocean Islands 
33.LibyaPic Bette7434Sahara Desert Ranges 
21.Cape VerdePico de Cano9281Mid-Atlantic Islands 
17.Equatorial GuineaPico de Santa Isabel9869West Africa Mountains 
35.Sao Tome and PrincipePico de São Tomé6640West Africa Mountains 
9.SpainPico de Teide12,198Mid-Atlantic Islands 
14.ReunionPiton des Neiges10,075Indian Ocean Islands 
34.Saint HelenaQueen Mary's Peak6759Mid-Atlantic Islands 
5.EthiopiaRas Dashen14,905Ethiopian Highlands 
18.MalawiSapitwa Peak9849Southern Africa 
59.SenegalSenegal High Point2093West Africa Mountains 
27.SomaliaShimbiris8071Ethiopian Highlands 
16.EritreaSoira9902Ethiopian Highlands 
19.AlgeriaTahat9541Sahara Desert Ranges 
56.Burkina FasoTéna Kourou2451West Africa Mountains 
10.LesothoThabana Ntlenyana11,424Southern Africa 
6.RwandaVolcan Karisimbi14,826East Africa Mountains 
64.MaldivesWilingili Island High Point10Indian Ocean Islands 

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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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