Cities in Africa are supposed to have the cleanest air since many beautiful natures in the regions. Still, in hopes of growing the economy and developing their countries from 3rd world to 2nd world countries, the enivorment is becoming polluted.
The Most Polluted Cities In Africa 2019
10. Tunis, Tunisia
Tunis is the sprawling capital of Tunisia, a country in North Africa. It sits along with Lake Tunis, just inland from the Mediterranean Sea’s Gulf of Tunis. It’s home to a centuries-old medina and the Bardo.
Pollution Index: 70.53
9. Harare, Zimbabwe
Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe. On the edge of landscaped Harare Gardens, the National Gallery of Zimbabwe has an extensive collection of African contemporary art and traditional pieces like baskets.
Pollution Index: 73.38
8. Nairobi, Kenya
Nairobi is Kenya’s capital city. In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered black rhinos.
Pollution Index: 76.95
7. Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakesh, a former imperial city in western Morocco, is a major economic center and home to mosques, palaces, and gardens. The medina is a densely packed, walled medieval city dating to the Berber Empire.
Pollution Index: 77.82
6. Casablanca, Morocco
Casablanca is a port city and commercial hub in western Morocco, fronting the Atlantic Ocean. The city’s French colonial legacy is seen in its downtown Mauresque architecture.
Pollution Index: 80.64
5. Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria is a Mediterranean port city in Egypt. During the Hellenistic period, it was home to a lighthouse ranking among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and a storied library.
Pollution Index: 81.31
4. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s sprawling capital in the highlands bordering the Great Rift Valley, is the country’s commercial and cultural hub. Its National Museum exhibits Ethiopian art.
Pollution Index: 81.62
3. Lagos, Nigeria
Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city, sprawls inland from the Gulf of Guinea across Lagos Lagoon. Victoria Island, the financial center of the metropolis, is known for its beach resorts.
Pollution Index: 82.49
2. Cairo, Egypt
Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. Tahrir Square and the vast Egyptian Museum are a trove of antiquities at its heart, including royal mummies and gilded King Tutankhamun artifacts.
Pollution Index: 93.48
1. Accra, Ghana
Accra is the capital of Ghana, on the Atlantic coast of West Africa. Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park honoursGhana’ss first president, who helped lead the country to independence.
Pollution Index: 96.89