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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Coastline

DEFINITION: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY NOTE
1 Madagascar 4,828 km 2014
2 Somalia 3,025 km 2014
3 South Africa 2,798 km 2014
4 Mozambique 2,470 km 2014
5 Eritrea 2,234 km 2014
6 Angola 1,600 km 2014
7 Namibia 1,572 km 2014
8 Tanzania 1,424 km 2014
9 Cape Verde 965 km 2014
10 Gabon 885 km 2014
=11 Nigeria 853 km 2014
=11 Sudan 853 km 2014
13 Mauritania 754 km 2014
14 Liberia 579 km 2014
15 Ghana 539 km 2014
16 Kenya 536 km 2014
17 Senegal 531 km 2014
18 Cote d'Ivoire 515 km 2014
19 Seychelles 491 km 2014
=20 Cameroon 402 km 2014
=20 Sierra Leone 402 km 2014
22 Guinea-Bissau 350 km 2014
23 Comoros 340 km 2014
24 Guinea 320 km 2014
25 Djibouti 314 km 2014
26 Equatorial Guinea 296 km 2014
27 Mauritius 177 km 2014
28 Benin 121 km 2014
29 The Gambia 80 km 2014
30 Togo 56 km 2014
31 Democratic Republic of the Congo 37 km 2014
=32 Central African Republic 0.0 2014
=32 Rwanda 0.0 2014
=32 Mali 0.0 2014
=32 Chad 0.0 2014
=32 Uganda 0.0 2014
=32 Niger 0.0 2014
=32 Zimbabwe 0.0 2014
=32 Ethiopia 0.0 2014
=32 Swaziland 0.0 2014
=32 Botswana 0.0 2014
=32 Burkina Faso 0.0 2014
=32 Zambia 0.0 2014
=32 South Sudan 0.0 2014
=32 Malawi 0.0 2014
=32 Burundi 0.0 2014
=32 Lesotho 0.0 2014
48 Sao Tome and Principe None 2013 209 km

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Coastline. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Coastline

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Coastline

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  • Australia ranked second for coastline amongst Former British colonies in 2014.
  • Greenland ranked second for coastline amongst Christian countries in 2014.
  • Greece ranked first for coastline amongst European Union in 2014.
  • Japan ranked second for coastline amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2014.
  • Turkey ranked second for coastline amongst Muslim countries in 2014.
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