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Top 10 Most Beautiful Presidential Palaces in Africa

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10) State House Entebbe, Uganda

The President of Uganda stays in a beautiful palace called the State House. It's positioning on the map is at Entebbe. This is approximately a distance of 40 Km from Kampala which is Uganda's capital city. 

The H” shaped building which was visited by the Queen of England is in its neighbourhood. The Queen of England had come to Uganda to attend a meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government.

9) The Flagstaff House (Accra, Ghana)

The office of the President of Ghana is located in this beautiful place. During the tenure of John Agyekum Kufuor, repairs were made to the Flagstaff House and later John Agyekum Kufuor inaugurated it. $45-50 million was used in the reconstruction efforts. An Indian contractor did all the supervision for the building.

8) Presidential Palace (Nouakchott, Mauritania)

The President of Mauritania and principal administrative office stay in this building. Chinese contractors oversaw its construction. This Presidential Palace is located in Nouakchott and has gardens and grounds that are extensive.

The palace can be found northwest of the Lebanese International University near the US embassy.

7) Presidential Palace (Dakar, Senegal)

The extensive gardens make this palace beautiful. It is located in Dakar, Senegal. The President of Senegal stays in it.

Gaston Doumergue the then Minister of the Colonies spearheaded the erection of the palace in 1902.

6) Iavoloha Palace (Antananarivo, Madagascar)

It's found near a hilltop. It's a 15km drive from Antananarivo, Madagascar. The President of Madagascar stays in this palace.

Madagascar matches Côte d’Ivoire in having two presidential palaces. Iavoloha Palace and Ambohitsirohitra Palace are the two palaces in question.

5) State House of Namibia (Windhoek, Namibia)

The palace has a two-kilometre long steel fence and dark-glassed towers. There are also massive guardrooms. It sits on 25 hectares of land making it a fortress. Its positioning is at Auasblick which is a suburb of Windhoek.

This palace is the administrative capital of Namibia. The President of Namibia stays here. Mansudae Overseas Projects, which is a company found in North Korea, designed this State House. A time of 66 months was taken in its construction. N$400 million was used to build this administrative building.

4) The Unity Palace (Yaounde, Cameroon)

It has towering pillars giving support to its walls. It also has beautiful surroundings and a lot of greenery. It is found in Etoudi, Yaounde. The President of Cameroon stays here. He has lived here since November 6, 1982.

A Franco-Tunisian, Clement Olivier Cacoub came up with the design of this palace.

3) Presidential Palace (Khartoum, Sudan)

It was inaugurated in early 2015 by Sudan. A Chinese company built this palace due to a donation. It was built from mid-2010 to 2014. The structure occupies 18,600 square metres of space while the gardens occupy 15,000 square metres. The building has three floors to be used by the President of the Republic together with the deputies.

It is near the river Nile.

2) Union Buildings (Pretoria, South Africa)

The Union Buildings houses offices of the president of South Africa. It has large gardens. It is found in Pretoria and has a national heritage site in it. 

Light sandstone was used in the construction of the building. Architect Sir Herbert Baker designed this structure.

1) Abdeen Palace (Cairo, Egypt)

The palace is luxurious having paintings, embellishments and clocks. The decorations are in pure gold. The palace is found near Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown, Cairo, Egypt. 500 suites are in it. It also has the office of the President of Egypt in it.

Ten years was taken in its construction. It occupies a total of 24 hectares. French architect Léon Rousseau constructed this building.

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