Africa is one of the biggest continents on earth by area. In fact, Africa is the second largest continent in the world preceded by Asia. The largest country in Africa by area is Algeria with 2,381,740 sq. kilometers of area. Before the partition of Sudan into South Sudan and Sudan, Sudan was at the top among the list of biggest countries of Africa by area. Most of the population in Sudan is Muslim. After Algeria, the second widest country in Africa is Democratic Republic of Congo which has 2,344,858 sq. km of area. Here the top ten 10 largest states of Africa which are enlisted together with independence day and flag.

No. Flags Country Size Or Area In Km Independence Day
1.

Algeria 2,381,740 sq.km July 5, 1962
2. DR Congo 2,344,858 sq.km June 30, 1960
3.

Sudan 1,861,484 sq.km 1 January 1956
4.

Libya 1,759,540 sq.km December 24, 1951
5.

Chad 1,284,000 sq.km August 11, 1960
6.

Niger 1,267,000 sq.km August 3, 1960
7.

Angola 1,246,700 sq.km November 11, 1975
8. Mali 1,240,192 sq.km September 22, 1960
9.

South Africa 1,221,037 sq.km May 31, 1961
10.

Ethiopia 1,104,300 sq.km 1137
July 7, 2012 | Mohsin Ali | 1 Comment | 232 views