Equatorial Guinea leapt 69 places and are joint 49th with Congo after reaching the Afcon semi-finals.
Ivory Coast moved up eight places to 20th behind Algeria, who are Africa's best-ranked team in 18th position.
Australia climbed 37 places to 63rd, with Iran (41st), Asia's only representative in the top 50. The next best rankings for Asia are South Korea (54th) and Japan (55th).
The top five in the Fifa rankings are Germany followed by Argentina, Colombia, Belgium and Netherlands