Maps of African kingdoms and monarchies

Maps of government, abolished and traditional monarchies in Africa.

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Note: Maps are prone to corrections and errors

The Kingdom of eSwatini

Government: Monarchy
Head of State: King (Ingwenyama)
Royal House: Dlamini dynasty
Royal capital :
Lobamba

The Kingdom of Lesotho

Government: Monarchy
Head of State: King (Morenamoholo)
Royal House: Moshoeshoe dynasty
Royal capital : Maseru

The Kingdom of Morocco

Government: Monarchy
Head of State: King
Royal House: Alaloui dynasty
Royal capital : Rabat

The Kingdom of Rwanda

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1963 but maintains a royal house.
Head of State: King (Mwami)
Royal House: Abahindiro lineage of Abanyinginya dynasty
Royal capital : Nyanza

The Kingdom of Burundi

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1966 but maintains a royal house.
Head of State: King (Mwami)
Royal House: Ganwa dynasty
Royal capital : Gitega

The Ethiopian Empire

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1974 but maintains a royal house. It was an empire (1270-1974) with other sub monarchies consolidated by Emperor Menelik like the oromo kingdoms, tigray kingdoms, shewa, Aussa sultanate etc. These sub monarchies also maintain royal heads to date.
Head of State: Emperor (Negusa nagast/King of kings)
Royal House: Solomonic dynasty
Royal capital : Addis Ababa

The Kingdom of Libya

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1969 after King Idris was overthrowned by Muammar Gadaffi but maintains a royal house. Former states of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan were incorporated into libya.
Head of State: King
Royal House: Senussi dynasty
Royal capital : Tripoli and Benghazi alternatively

The Kingdom of Egypt and Sudan

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1953 but maintains a royal house. Sudan which was largely under UK colonial influence was given independence in 1953. Sudan and south sudan however still have tribal monarchies .
Head of State: King
Royal House: Muhammad Ali dynasty
Royal capital : Cairo

The Kingdom of Tunisia

Government: Monarchy abolished in 1957, maintains a royal house.
Head of State: King (Bey)
Royal House: Husainid dynasty
Royal capital : Tunis

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