Seven Most Affordable African Cities and Nations

Seven Most Affordable African Cities and Nations

Our seven most affordable Cities and Nations in Africa are as follow from 7th to 1st;

7. TOGO is one of the regional and commercial trade centre of West Africa. The economy relies heavily on Agriculture and Subsistence Farming. This may be one of the reasons why the cost of food is cheap

Togo, a West African nation on the Gulf of Guinea, is known for its palm-lined beaches and hilltop villages. Koutammakou, inhabited by the Batammariba people, is a traditional settlement of fortresslike clay huts dating to the 17th century. In the capital, Lomé, are the multistory Grand Marché bazaar and the Fetish Market, offering traditional talismans and remedies relating to the vodun (voodoo) religion.

CapitalLomé

CurrencyCFA franc

PresidentFaure Gnassingbé

Population7.798 million (2017) World Bank

Official languageFrench

6. BENIN REPUBLIC– Benin and Togo are neighbouring Countries and roughly the same size. Both economies are agriculture dominant.  The only difference is that the government has enacted laws that are slowly expanding the economy.

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Benin, a French-speaking West African nation, is a birthplace of the vodun (or “voodoo”) religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom from circa 1600–1900. In Abomey, Dahomey’s former capital, the Historical Museum occupies two royal palaces with bas-reliefs recounting the kingdom’s past and a throne mounted on human skulls. To the north, Pendjari National Park offers safaris with elephants, hippos and lions.

CapitalPorto-Novo

PresidentPatrice Talon

Population11.18 million (2017) World Bank

CurrenciesCFA franc, West African CFA franc

DestinationsCotonouOuidahPorto-NovoAbomeyGanvie

5. SEYCHELLES – This is one Country you should visit whether prices are high or not. It is situated by the Indian Ocean and  It also has a small population. It has some of the Best Beaches in the world and has  many  more uninhabited island,  rich in natural resource. Having affordable accommodation, is only a plus to the Country’s beauty..

Seychelles a Country in East Africa

Description

The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It’s home to numerous beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to capital Victoria. It also has the mountain rainforests of Morne Seychellois National Park and beaches, including Beau Vallon and Anse Takamaka CapitalVictoria Population: 95,843 (2017) World Bank Currency: Seychellois rupee ContinentAfricaPlan a trip

4. MOROCCO  – It is home to the famous Kus kus  dish. It has one of the most affordable  cost of living around  in the Continent. Despite having a well developed economy and tourism initiative, its proximity to Europe makes it a popular entry point in North Africa. It contributes to a large number of Europeans visiting the Country year round.

Morocco, a North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, is distinguished by its Berber, Arabian and European cultural influences. Marrakesh’s medina, a mazelike medieval quarter, offers entertainment in its Djemaa el-Fna square and souks (marketplaces) selling ceramics, jewelry and metal lanterns. The capital Rabat’s Kasbah of the Udayas is a 12th-century royal fort overlooking the water.

Tangier A City in Morocco

Tangier City in Morocco. Tangier is a Moroccan port on the Strait of Gibraltar, has been a strategic gateway between Africa and Europe since Phoenician times. Its whitewashed hillside medina is home to the Dar el Makhzen, a palace of the sultans that’s now a museum of Moroccan artifacts. The American Legation Museum, also in the medina, documents early diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Morocco in an 1821 Moorish-style former consulate.The medina also has dozens of outdoor cafes, such as those along the Terrasse des Paresseux balcony overlooking the Mediterranean. Palm-lined Grand Socco is the busy main square, which is bordered by gardens and colonial buildings. It marks the boundary between the medina and the Ville Nouvelle (New City), which features European architecture, wide boulevards such as Avenue Pasteur and 19th-century cafes that recall Tangier’s past as an artists’ hub. Regular ferries connect Tangier with Spain, 16km away.

KingMohammed VI of Morocco Trending CapitalRabat Currency: Moroccan dirham Official languages: Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic Did you know: Morocco has the sixth-highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) among African countries (314.742 million International dollars).

 3.  CAMEROON –  Being one of the most affordable may not be enj43oyed by Cameroon in the near future as the economy has being projected to become an emerging economy by 2035.

Cameroon, on the Gulf of Guinea, is a Central African country of varied terrain and wildlife. Its inland capital, Yaoundé, and its biggest city, the seaport Douala, are transit points to ecotourism sites as well as beach resorts like Kribi – near the Chutes de la Lobé waterfalls, which plunge directly into the sea – and Limbe, where the Limbe Wildlife Centre houses rescued primates.CapitalYaoundé Dialing code: +237. PresidentPaul BiyaPopulation: 24.05 million (2017) World BankCurrencies: CFA franc, Central African CFA francDestinations

However most of the Citizens do rely on agriculture as their main

2. Burkina Faso – Is a neighbour of Mali. It was formally known as Upper Volta until a coup d tar in 1984 where it was renamed.

 After another recent Coup the County is

Stabilizing its democracy. Despite its political instaability the economy prices of goods in the Ciuntry remain low.

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. It covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres and is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; Togo and Ghana to the south; and Ivory Coast to the southwest. Wikipedia

CapitalOuagadougou

PresidentRoch Marc Christian Kaboré

Recognised national languagesMòoré; Fula; Dioula

CurrenciesCFA franc, West African CFA franc

Official languageFrench


Ouagadougou Capital of Burkina Faso

1. ZIMBABWE– Zimbabwe is a Country whoes means large Stone houses. It fairly lives up to its name as houses come cheap there. This is why it tops this list of most affordable countries in. Its tourism attractions include The Victoria Falls, and Wangi national park. Residing in this Country will come cheap as Consumer goods remain relatively low.  The economy of the country has picked up as the diamond mining and ………… mining which serves as the two biggest industries in the country are operating.

Zimbabwe Country in Africa

Victoria Falls Town in Zimbabwe Victoria Falls is a town in western Zimbabwe and a gateway to the massive waterfall of the same name. Here, the Zambezi River plummets over a cliff and into the Boiling Pot before flowing through a series of gorges. The Devil’s Pool, a natural infinity pool, is on the edge of a sheer drop. Spanning the river is 1905 Victoria Falls Bridge. The surrounding Zambezi National Park is home to white rhinos and elephants.

Description

Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa known for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas. On the Zambezi River, Victoria Falls make a thundering

108m drop into narrow Batoka Gorge, where there’s white-water rafting and bungee-jumping. Downstream are Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks, home to hippos, rhinos and birdlife.CapitalHarareDialing code: +263PresidentEmmerson MnangagwaPopulation: 16.53 million (2017) World BankCurrencies: United States Dollar, South African rand, MOREOfficial languages: English, Shona, Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Xhosa, Tswana, Chewa, Venda, Tsonga, Tonga

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