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Capitals Of The World

A capital city or simply capital is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province or administrative region, usually as its seat of government. A capital is a city that physically encompasses the government's offices and meeting places. The status as a capital is oftern designated by its law or consitution.

Capital cities are also the prime economic, cultural or intellectual centres of a nation. Beijing (China) is the largest capital city in the world and Ngerulmud (Palau) with a population of 391 is the smallest capital city in the world. While a small Pacific island nation of Nauru has no official capital city, in fact it doesnt really have a city.

Then there are other countries like: Benin, Bolivia, Chile, Ivory Coast/Cote D'Ivoire, Georgia, Honduras, Malaysia, The Netherlands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Westerh Sahara (SADR) and Yeman which has more than one capital cities.


Alphabetical list of World countries and capitals

Country Capital City
A
AfghanistanKabul
AlbaniaTirana
AlgeriaAlgiers
AndorraAndorra la Vella
AngolaLuanda
Antigua and BarbudaSaint John's
ArgentinaBuenos Aires
ArmeniaYerevan
AustraliaCanberra
AustriaVienna
AzerbaijanBaku
B
BahamasNassau
BahrainManama
BangladeshDhaka
BarbadosBridgetown
BelarusMinsk
BelgiumBrussels
BelizeBelmopan
BeninPorto-Novo
BhutanThimphu
BoliviaSucre (de jure),
La Paz (seat of government)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo
BotswanaGaborone
BrazilBrasilia
BruneiBandar Seri Begawan
BulgariaSofia
Burkina FasoOuagadougou
BurundiBujumbura
C
Cabo VerdePraia
CambodiaPhnom Penh
CameroonYaounde
CanadaOttawa
Central African RepublicBangui
ChadN'Djamena
ChileSantiago
ChinaBeijing
ColombiaBogotá
ComorosMoroni
Democratic Republic of the CongoKinshasa
Republic of the CongoBrazzaville
Costa RicaSan Jose
Cote d'IvoireYamoussoukro
CroatiaZagreb
CubaHavana
CyprusNicosia
Czech RepublicPrague
D
DenmarkCopenhagen
DjiboutiDjibouti(city)
DominicaRoseau
Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo
E
EcuadorQuito
EgyptCairo
El SalvadorSan Salvador
Equatorial GuineaMalabo (de jure),
Oyala (seat of government)
EritreaAsmara
EstoniaTallinn
EthiopiaAddis Ababa
F
FijiSuva
FinlandHelsinki
FranceParis
G
GabonLibreville
GambiaBanjul
GeorgiaTbilisi
GermanyBerlin
GhanaAccra
GreeceAthens
GrenadaSaint George's
GuatemalaGuatemala City
GuineaConakry
Guinea-BissauBissau
GuyanaGeorgetown
H
HaitiPort-au-Prince
HondurasTegucigalpa
HungaryBudapest
I
IcelandReykjavik
IndiaNew Delhi
IndonesiaJakarta
IranTehran
IraqBaghdad
IrelandDublin
IsraelJerusalem
ItalyRome
J
JamaicaKingston
JapanTokyo
JordanAmman
K
KazakhstanAstana
KenyaNairobi
KiribatiTarawa
KosovoPristina
KuwaitKuwait City
KyrgyzstanBishkek
L
LaosVientiane
LatviaRiga
LebanonBeirut
LesothoMaseru
LiberiaMonrovia
LibyaTripoli
LiechtensteinVaduz
LithuaniaVilnius
LuxembourgLuxembourg (city)
Country Capital City
M
Macedonia (FYROM)Skopje
MadagascarAntananarivo
MalawiLilongwe
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur
MaldivesMale
MaliBamako
MaltaValletta
Marshall IslandsMajuro
MauritaniaNouakchott
MauritiusPort Louis
MexicoMexico City
MicronesiaPalikir
MoldovaChisinau
MonacoMonaco
MongoliaUlaanbaatar
MontenegroPodgorica
MoroccoRabat
MozambiqueMaputo
Myanmar (Burma)Naypyidaw
N
NamibiaWindhoek
NauruYaren District (de facto)
NepalKathmandu
NetherlandsAmsterdam
New ZealandWellington
NicaraguaManagua
NigerNiamey
NigeriaAbuja
North KoreaPyongyang
NorwayOslo
O
OmanMuscat
P
PakistanIslamabad
PalauNgerulmud
PalestineJerusalem (East)
PanamaPanama City
Papua New GuineaPort Moresby
ParaguayAsunción
PeruLima
PhilippinesManila
PolandWarsaw
PortugalLisbon
Q
QatarDoha
R
RomaniaBucharest
RussiaMoscow
RwandaKigali
S
Saint Kitts and NevisBasseterre
Saint LuciaCastries
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstown
SamoaApia
San MarinoSan Marino
Sao Tome and PrincipeSão Tomé
Saudi ArabiaRiyadh
SenegalDakar
SerbiaBelgrade
SeychellesVictoria
Sierra LeoneFreetown
SingaporeSingapore
SlovakiaBratislava
SloveniaLjubljana
Solomon IslandsHoniara
SomaliaMogadishu
South AfricaPretoria (administrative),
Cape Town (legislative),
Bloemfontein (judicial)
South KoreaSeoul
South SudanJuba
SpainMadrid
Sri LankaSri Jayawardenepura Kotte
SudanKhartoum
SurinameParamaribo
SwazilandMbabane (administrative),
Lobamba (legislative, royal)
SwedenStockholm
SwitzerlandBern
SyriaDamascus
T
TaiwanTaipei
TajikistanDushanbe
TanzaniaDodoma
ThailandBangkok
Timor-LesteDili
TogoLomé
TongaNuku?alofa
Trinidad and TobagoPort of Spain
TunisiaTunis
TurkeyAnkara
TurkmenistanAshgabat
TuvaluFunafuti
U
UgandaKampala
UkraineKyiv (also known as Kiev)
United Arab EmiratesAbu Dhabi
United KingdomLondon
United States of AmericaWashington, D.C.
UruguayMontevideo
UzbekistanTashkent
V
VanuatuPort Vila
Vatican CityVatican City
VenezuelaCaracas
VietnamHanoi
Y
YemenSana'a
Z
ZambiaLusaka
ZimbabweHarare


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