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Do you need a blank map of Africa or an outline map of Africa to learn or teach about this amazing continent? Then you can download different versions here for free! We offer various blank maps of Africa in several categories.
All our printable maps of Africa without labels are available as PDF files. Additionally, we provide a labeled map of Africa with countries and a political map of Africa that you can use to complete your materials. If you need the maps for lesson planning or homeschooling, also take a look at our ready-made and customizable Africa map worksheets.
Apart from continent maps, you will also find maps of single countries on our site. How about a blank map of South Africa? Explore our resources and get your free maps now!
Outline Map of Africa
Africa is the second largest continent in size, covering approx. 11.73 million square miles (30.3 million square kilometers) with an impressive 54 countries. Also, the African continent is the world’s second most populous one and home to over 1.4 billion people, comprising of a remarkably diverse range of cultures, languages and religions.
We offer several outline maps of Africa. These maps only show the outer borders of the continent, but do not include any country boundaries. Further down this page you will find more detailed blank maps of the African continent.
Our Africa outline maps are great for drawing and marking different features into the map. These could be geographical landmarks, ethnicities, languages, national parks, large cities, climate or time zones and much more.
Map of Africa Outline
Here is another simple variation of an Africa outline map. Like all other maps on this page, you can save or print it by clicking on the download link below the image. Our newer maps are available in two sizes A4 and A5, while the older ones most of the time only come in A4.
The next blank Africa map printable is rather a simple sketch of the shape of the continent. It does not offer any further details.
Simple blank map of Africa
If the following map is too simple for your classroom material, just take a look at our other Africa maps further below.
Below you will find Africa maps without names that you can use for different topics in subjects like geography, history or social studies as well as in politics classes.
Africa Blank Map PDF
You might actually need a more detailed blank map of Africa PDF. So why not our next one? It includes all the inner borders of the African continent, but no oceans or seas.
The largest country in Africa is Algeria, followed by the Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan. The smallest African countries are all island states such as the Seychelles, São Tomé and Príncipe, Mauritius, Comoros and Cape Verde.
Blank Map of Africa
The African continent is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, and the Indian Ocean to the east and southeast. The Atlantic Ocean lies off the western coast of Africa, at its southwestern tip is Cape Agulhas. This is the most southern point of the continent and considered to be the geographical boundary between the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The African coastline also includes many smaller seas such as Gulf of Guinea near Gabon and Liberia.
Above map does not only include the African countries with their borders, but also the oceans and seas around Africa. Therefore, this map is a great learning tool to mark these water bodies and memorize their locations. The map even shows parts of Europe and Asia.
Blank Map of Africa with Countries
Africa has a total of 54 sovereign countries as well as 12 dependent territories such as the Azores and Madeira belonging to Portugal or the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla as autonomous regions of Spain.
Our next map shows the African countries with their international borders. Can you add all their names to the map?
Above map is particularly useful for coloring or similar exercises. Just like most of our newer maps, we provide it in two different sizes A4 and A5. The next map below adds even more details.
Blank Africa Map with Capitals
The two most populated cities in Africa are Kinshasa (the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo) and Lagos in Nigeria. Both are home to more than 15 million people. Other African capitals with very large populations are Cairo (Egypt, approx. 10 million) and Luanda (Angola, roughly 9 million). The Sudanese capital Khartoum has a population of more than 6 million people.
Our next map of Africa blank shows the locations of all the capitals of the African countries. Test your knowledge and try to name them all!
If you would like to have a reference map, check out our labeled Africa map with capitals. For example, you could distribute copies of the map shown above to your students. After they have completed it, you can project the reference map on the classroom wall for comparison.
Blank Map of Africa for Practice Worksheet
Our last blank Africa map with countries is handy for creating worksheets. These can be used for homework, studying and practicing, or exams and tests. Simply ask your students different questions that can be answered by referring to the map.
Please be aware that South Sudan is missing in above blank Africa map PDF. If you need a more up-to-date version, just download one of our other Africa maps.
More Free Maps for Download
Below we have listed some useful links to other world maps and maps of continents and countries. All these maps are also available for free as PDF files. In addition, you can use the search function of our website to find more maps. Of course, we also have further Africa maps on offer for free download