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THE 40 HIGHEST TOWNS AND CITIES IN AFRICA

This ranking of the highest cities and towns in Africa are based on altitude above sea level. The cut-off point is 4,700 feet.

TownCountryAltitude (in feet)
1.Addis AbabaEthiopia8,200
2.KaptagatKenya7,867
3.AsmaraEritrea7,600
4.LondianiKenya7,533
5.LimuruKenya7,349
6.KijabeKenya7,229
7.KabarnetKenya7,068
8.EldoretKenya6,878
9.KerichoKenya6,700
10.KikuyuKenya6,693
11.GilgilKenya6,583
12.KapsabetKenya6,556
13.KakamegaKenya6,500
14.NanyukiKenya6,389
15.KitaleKenya6,300
16.NaivashaKenya6,233
17.KabaleUganda6,136
18.NakuruKenya6,073
19.JohannesburgSouth Africa5,994
20.NyeriKenya5,800
21.KajiadoKenya5,720
22.MbeyaTanzania5,700
23.IfraneMorocco5,627
24.WindhoekNamibia5,610
25.KisiiKenya5,510
26.NazarethEthiopia5,508
27.NairobiKenya5,453
28.MachakosKenya5,400
29.BushenyiUganda5,360
30.MeruKenya5,300
31.IringaTanzania5,200
32.HarareZimbabwe5,100
33.AwashEthiopia5,100
34.ArushaTanzania5,053
35.Fort PortalUganda5,053
36.MaseruLesotho5,000
37.PretoriaSouth Africa5,000
38.BloemfonteinSouth Africa4,838
39.MbararaUganda4,832
40.MarsabitKenya4,000


Source: http://www.africaalmanac.com/top20townscitys.html

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