Sub-Saharan African Countries With the Most Tourists

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Written by Keren Mikva

Tourism in Africa has been on the rise for years, making it home to some of the fastest-growing economies in the world. The tourism potential across the African continent is incredible, with breath-taking scenery, unique wildlife, and cultures steeped in traditions that are thousands of years old. The following countries experienced the highest numbers of international tourist arrivals in sub-Saharan Africa,* which come as no surprise given the wealth of opportunities they offer for visitors.

*International tourist arrival statistics are provided by data sets from the World Bank, using 2012 figures

Source: Data.WorldBank.org, AFDB.org, WorldBank.org, UN.org, LonelyPlanet.com