Africa

Yaounde, capital city of Cameroon

Yaoundé stands out from other West African capitals because of its lush green and hilly…

Yamoussoukro, capital city of Cote d’Ivoire

Yamoussoukro is one of the most bizarre modern cities on the planet. The capital of…

Windhoek, capital city of Namibia

The German-influenced city of Windhoek is the capital and commercial nerve center of Namibia. Set…

Victoria, capital city of Seychelles

Victoria is the main commercial, economic, cultural and political hub of the Seychelles, but the…

Tunis, capital city of Tunisia

Tunis is the best introduction to Tunisia, where Eastern and Western influences collide to create…

Tripoli, capital city of Libya

From its setting on one of the best natural harbors in North Africa, Tripoli exuded…

São Tomé, capital city of São Tomé and Principe

São Tomé Town is the capital of the second smallest nation in Africa, but the…

Rabat, capital city of Morocco

Rabat has all the cosmopolitan chic of Casablanca minus the frantic pace and gritty atmosphere.…

Pretoria, capital city of South Africa

For such a young city, Pretoria has a remarkable amount of history. The administrative capital…

Praia, capital city of Cape Verde

Praia is the busiest city in Cape Verde and has been its capital since 1770.…