African Countries and Nationalities

Learn how to say the names of African countries and nationalities in English. Below you will find:

• Names for each African country, commonly used in English (ie: Our family went to Egypt for our last holiday.)

• An adjective used to describe things from that particular country (ie: What do you know about Egyptian culture?)

• A nationality adjective, used to describe the people from that country (ie: Always haggle with Egyptian merchants.)

• A noun used to describe the inhabitant of that particular country (ie: My best friend is Egyptian.)


North and West Africa


Country

Adjective

Nationality

Inhabitant

Algeria

Algerian

Algerian

Algerian

Egypt

Egyptian

Egyptian

Egyptian

Ghana

Ghanaian

Ghanaian

Ghanaian

Ivory Coast

Ivorian

Ivorian

Ivorian

Libya

Libyan

Libyan

Libyan

Morocco

Moroccan

Moroccan

Moroccan

Nigeria

Nigerian

Nigerian

Nigerian

Tunisia

Tunisian

Tunisian

Tunisian


East Africa


Country

Adjective

Nationality

Inhabitant

Ethiopia

Ethiopian

Ethiopian

Ethiopian

Kenya

Kenyan

Kenyan

Kenyan

Somalia

Somali / Somalian

Somali / Somalian

Somali / Somalian

Sudan

Sudanese

Sudanese

Sudanese

Tanzania

Tanzanian

Tanzanian

Tanzanian

Uganda

Ugandan

Ugandan

Ugandan


Southern and Central Africa


Country

Adjective

Nationality

Inhabitant

Angola

Angolan

Angolan

Angolan

Botswana

Botswanan

Botswanan

Botswanan

Angola

Angolan

Angolan

Angolan

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Congolese

Congolese

Congolese

Madagascar

Malagasy

Malagasy

Malagasy

Mozambique

Mozambican

Mozambican

Mozambican

Namibia

Namibian

Namibian

Namibian

South Africa

South African

South African

South African

Zambia

Zambian

Zambian

Zambian

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean

Zimbabwean

Zimbabwean