Top Ten Least Famous African Countries

Africa is one big continent, one of the biggest on the planet! So there's definitely going to be a lot of countries people don't know about, here's the least famous African countries.

The Top Ten

1 Guinea-Bissau

A country in western Africa, bordering Guinea and Senegal, a very small country often overlooked by Guinea, with a flag similar to Texas', this makes Guinea-Bissau number #1 on our list - darthvadern

Mmm very needed mmm - iliekpiez

Are you just trying to annoying me for the sake of annoying me now? - darthvadern

I know all the countrys in the world and this was my last country

I know all countries in the world as well (not to be arrogant), as well as flags and capitals (am still working on learning all the presidents as well) - darthvadern

2 Benin

To the east of Ghana and Togo lies Benin, another small african country not many people know about - darthvadern

3 Togo Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.

Another country in western africa, but this one is squeezed in between Ghana and Benin, a small and thin country, and not very known, which makes Togo number #2 on the list - darthvadern

4 Malawi Malawi, officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.

In my opinion one of the greatest african flags of all time, it's sad it's quite underrated, I find it very interesting - darthvadern

5 Lesotho Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved, landlocked country in southern Africa completely surrounded by South Africa.

An enclave inside South Africa, and unlike that country, this is one that is very unknown and small - darthvadern

6 Ghana Ghana, officially called the Republic of Ghana, is a sovereign unitary presidential constitutional democracy, located along the Gulf of Guinea and Atlantic Ocean, in the subregion of West Africa.

The country that's to the west of Togo, a somewhat more known country, but still very unknown, not even I know much about Ghana - darthvadern

7 Djibouti

The third smallest country on the mainland of Africa, it also has an unusual name - darthvadern

Very underrated country - LightningStrike

8 The Gambia Gambia, established in February 18, 1965, is located in western part of Africa. The capital of Gambia is called Banjul, the other major city are Serekunda, Brikama and Bakau which are the three biggest cities in Gambia. more.

The smallest country on the african main land, and the flag is probably my favourite african flag. It's sad that it's not that well-known. - darthvadern

9 Gabon

Gabon is a country in central africa that lies at the equator. It's a warm country and the flag is probably my second favourite african national flag, and it's one country I really want to study about - darthvadern

10 Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of 28,000 square kilometres.

One of the worlds most strict dictatorships is suprisingly also one of the most unknown - darthvadern

The Contenders

11 Burkina Faso

True, even the capital city has such a confusing name - darthvadern

12 Burundi Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west. In Burundi they speak Kirundi, French and Swahili. The capital more.

Even less known than Rwanda - darthvadern

The Nile's furthest source is in this country. - Alkadikce

13 Rwanda Rwanda, officially the Republic of Rwanda, is a sovereign state in central and east Africa and one of the smallest countries on the African mainland.

Only known because of the Genocide in 1994. - MrCoolC

What MrCoolC said - darthvadern

14 Cape Verde Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

Only known for being a popular tourist destination - darthvadern

It's just islands near northwest Africa. That's it - LightningStrike

15 São Tomé and Príncipe
16 Swaziland

You mean eSwatini - darthvadern

It's no longer called Swaziland anymore. It's now eSwatini. - TheHabsFan

17 Mauritius Mauritius, officially the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres off the southeast coast of the African continent.

Safest country in Africa - darthvadern

18 Mauritania Mauritania, officially the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, is a country in the Maghreb region of western North Africa.

I love that flag - darthvadern

19 Kenya Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa and a founding member of the East African Community.

No, it's quite known - darthvadern

20 Sierra Leone

The least known of the three countries that were the biggest victims of ebola during 2014 - darthvadern

21 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially named the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country located in West Africa.

This country in so interesting - darthvadern

22 Chad

True, very unknown - darthvadern

23 Seychelles Seychelles, officially the Republic of Seychelles, is an archipelago and country in the Indian Ocean.

I don't even know how to spell it - Opinionatedarsehole

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