Oil and gas exports have placed Algeria on this list. Much of its wealth is received from oil deposits deep within the North African soil. Also rich in natural minerals, it is suggested that the ancient Romans collected stones and marbles from quarries in what is now known as Algeria.
You can find onyx, red and white marbles, iron, lead, and zinc in large quantities. It’s capital city, Algiers offers rare beauty in the intricate architecture of its most famous buildings.
GDP – $284.860 billion (Sh28.49 trillion)
Egypt has one of the longest histories of any modern country, arising in the 10th millennium BC as one of the world’s first nation states.