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African country
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated African country as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

8 September 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 34 answers for the crossword clue 'African country', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given African country a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

African country is a 2 word phrase featuring 15 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Friday, 10 September 2021 with the answer being LIBERIA, but the most popular answer for this clue is MALAWI.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Any one of the countries occupying the African continent

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

CHAD
A family of Afroasiatic tonal languages (mostly two tones) spoken in the regions west and south of Lake Chad in north central Africa

MALI
A landlocked republic in northwestern Africa; achieved independence from France in 1960; Mali was a center of West African civilization for more than 4,000 years

TOGO
A republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control

5 Letters

BENIN
A country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control

CONGO
Black tea grown in China

EGYPT
An ancient empire to the west of Israel; centered on the Nile River and ruled by a Pharaoh; figured in many events described in the Old Testament

GABON
A republic on the west coast of Africa

GHANA
A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"

KENYA
A republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1963; major archeological discoveries have been made in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya

LIBYA
A military dictatorship in northern Africa on the Mediterranean; consists almost entirely of desert; a major exporter of petroleum

NIGER
A landlocked republic in West Africa; gained independence from France in 1960; most of the country is dominated by the Sahara Desert

SUDAN
A region of northern Africa to the south of the Sahara and Libyan deserts; extends from the Atlantic to the Red Sea

ZAIRE
A republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960

6 Letters

ANGOLA
A republic in southwestern Africa on the Atlantic Ocean; achieved independence from Portugal in 1975 and was the scene of civil war until 1990

MALAWI
A landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964

RWANDA
A landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony

UGANDA
A landlocked republic in eastern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1962

7 Letters

ALGERIA
A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s

BURUNDI
A landlocked republic in east central Africa on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika

ERITREA
An African country to the north of Ethiopia on the Red Sea; achieved independence from Ethiopia in 1993

LESOTHO
A landlocked constitutional monarchy in southern Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966

LIBERIA
A republic in West Africa; established in 1822 by Americans as a way to free negro slaves

MOROCCO
A kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956

NAMIBIA
A republic in southwestern Africa on the south Atlantic coast (formerly called South West Africa); achieved independence from South Africa in 1990; the greater part of Namibia forms part of the high Namibian plateau of South Africa

NIGERIA
A republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country

SENEGAL
A republic in northwestern Africa on the coast of the Atlantic; formerly a French colony but achieved independence in 1960

SOMALIA
A republic in extreme eastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; subject to tribal warfare

TUNISIA
A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"

8 Letters

ETHIOPIA
Ethiopia is a republic in northeastern Africa on the Red Sea; formerly called Abyssinia

TANZANIA
A republic in eastern Africa

ZIMBABWE
A landlocked republic in south central Africa formerly called Rhodesia; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1980

9 Letters

SWAZILAND
A landlocked monarchy in southeastern Africa; member of the commonwealth that achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1968

11 Letters

SIERRALEONE
A republic in West Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1961

13 Letters

AFRICANNATION
Any one of the countries occupying the African continent

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