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Bujumbura, the former capital of Burundi, became the fastest growing city in Africa, according to How We Made It In Africa.
This is facilitated by rapid urbanization, population growth, and employment opportunities.

It is predicted that its population will grow by 123% and reach 2.3 million people in 2035.

Zinder (Niger) is the second-fastest-growing city in Africa. According to estimates, the country's population in 2020 was 489 thousand people, and by 2035 it should increase by 118% to 1 million people.

Kampala (Uganda) took third place, showing an increase of 112%, followed by Cabinda (the Democratic Republic of the Congo) - 110% and Songea (Tanzania) - 110%.

Others include Mwanza (Tanzania) - 102%, Gwagwalada (Nigeria) - 102% with Bunia (the Democratic Republic of the Congo), Niamey (Niger), and Tete (Mozambique), which are expected to grow at a rate of 101%.

As of 2021, the largest city in all of Africa was Nigerian Lagos, with about 15 million people and about 21 million in the agglomeration.
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