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List of all Capital Cities in the world

In almost each quiz eventually emerges the question after a certain capital. London, Washington or Moscow will be still easy to answer. At the latest on small Caribbean or Oceanian islands most of us will start hurling. Here is the list of all capital cities in the world, grouped by their continent.

All population figures refer to the urban area, not to metropolitan regions or counties.

America
Europe
Asia
Australia
Africa
Oceania


America

CountryCapital CityPopulation
AnguillaThe Valley1,067
Antigua and BarbudaSaint John’s81,799
ArgentinaBuenos Aires2,890,151
ArubaOranjestad34,980
BahamasNassau274,400
BarbadosBridgetown110,000
BelizeBelmopan16,451
BermudaHamilton1,010
BoliviaSucre300,000
BrazilBrasília2,570,160
British Virgin IslandsRoad Town12,603
CanadaOttawa934,243
Cayman IslandsGeorge Town28,836
ChileSantiago4,325,647
ColombiaBogotá8,080,734
Costa RicaSan José333,288
CubaHavana2,106,146
DominicaRoseau16,582
Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo965,040
EcuadorQuito2,239,191
El SalvadorSan Salvador257,754
Falkland IslandsStanley2,121
French GuianaCayenne55,198
GreenlandNuuk17,316
GrenadaSaint George's33,734
GuadeloupeBasse-Terre11,395
GuatemalaGuatemala City2,110,100
GuyanaGeorgetown131,395
HaitiPort-au-Prince987,310
HondurasTegucigalpa1,157,509
JamaicaKingston584,627
MartiniqueFort-de-France85,295
MexicoMexico City8,918,653
MontserratBrades449
Netherlands AntillesWillemstad150,000
NicaraguaManagua2,205,676
PanamaPanama City880,691
ParaguayAsunción525,294
PeruLima10,852,210
Puerto RicoSan Juan395,326
Saint BarthelemyGustavia2,300
Saint Kitts and NevisBasseterre13,000
Saint LuciaCastries70,000
Saint MartinMarigot5,700
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSaint-Pierre5,888
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstown16,500
Sint MaartenPhilipsburg1,327
SurinameParamaribo240,924
Trinidad and TobagoPort-of-Spain165,100
Turks and Caicos IslandsCockburn Town3,700
United StatesWashington, D.C.681,170
UruguayMontevideo1,305,082
VenezuelaCaracas1,943,901
Virgin IslandsCharlotte Amalie18,481

Europe

CountryCapital CityPopulation
Åland IslandsMariehamn11,521
AlbaniaTirana811,649
AndorraAndorra la Vella22,256
AustriaVienna1,867,960
BelarusMinsk1,921,807
BelgiumBrussels1,175,173
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo275,524
BulgariaSofia1,260,120
CroatiaZagreb792,875
Czech RepublicPrague1,280,508
DenmarkCopenhagen1,295,686
EstoniaTallinn426,538
Faroe IslandsTórshavn12,648
FinlandHelsinki629,512
FranceParis2,220,445
GermanyBerlin3,469,849
GibraltarGibraltar32,194
GreeceAthens664,046
GuernseySaint Peter Port18,207
HungaryBudapest1,759,407
IcelandReykjavík123,246
IrelandDublin553,165
Isle of ManDouglas27,938
ItalyRome2,877,215
JerseySaint Helier33,500
KosovoPristina211,129
LatviaRiga641,423
LiechtensteinVaduz5,429
LithuaniaVilnius542,664
LuxembourgLuxembourg107,247
MacedoniaSkopje506,926
MaltaValletta6,444
MoldovaChisinau492,894
MonacoMonaco37,308
MontenegroPodgorica187,085
NetherlandsAmsterdam851,573
NorwayOslo658,390
PolandWarsaw1,753,977
PortugalLisbon545,245
RomaniaBucharest2,106,144
RussiaMoscow13,197,596
San MarinoSan Marino33,285
SerbiaBelgrade1,166,763
SlovakiaBratislava432,801
SloveniaLjubljana279,756
SpainMadrid3,141,991
SvalbardLongyearbyen2,144
SwedenStockholm935,619
SwitzerlandBern133,071
UkraineKiev2,900,920
United KingdomLondon8,673,713


Asia

CountryCapital CityPopulation
AfghanistanKabul3,678,033
ArmeniaYerevan1,060,138
AzerbaijanBaku3,202,300
BahrainManama157,474
BangladeshDhaka14,543,124
BhutanThimphu104,000
BruneiBandar Seri Begawan50,000
BurmaNay Pyi Taw924,608
CambodiaPhnom Penh1,501,725
ChinaBeijing21,700,000
CyprusNicosia116,392
GeorgiaTbilisi1,118,035
Hong KongHong Kong1,253,417
IndiaNew Delhi257,803
IndonesiaJakarta10,012,271
IranTehran8,154,051
IraqBaghdad8,765,000
IsraelJerusalem865,721
JapanTokyo13,617,445
JordanAmman1,812,059
KazakhstanAstana860,368
KuwaitKuwait City2,779,000
KyrgyzstanBishkek937,400
LaosVientiane783,000
LebanonBeirut361,366
MacauConcelho de Macau504,300
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur1,768,000
MaldivesMale133,412
MongoliaUlaanbaatar1,372,000
NepalKathmandu975,543
North KoreaPyongyang2,581,076
OmanMuscat630,000
PakistanIslamabad1,829,180
PalestineRamallah27,092
PhilippinesManila1,780,148
QatarDoha1,351,000
Saudi ArabiaRiyadh6,506,700
SingaporeSingapore5,607,300
South KoreaSeoul10,290,000
Sri LankaColombo752,993
SyriaDamascus1,711,000
TaiwanTaipei2,704,974
TajikistanDushanbe778,500
ThailandBangkok5,686,646
Timor-LesteDili222,323
TurkeyAnkara4,587,558
TurkmenistanAshgabat1,031,992
United Arab EmiratesAbu Dhabi1,145,000
UzbekistanTashkent2,309,600
VietnamHanoi2,316,772
YemenSanaa1,937,451

Australia

CountryCapital CityPopulation
AustraliaCanberra381,488
Christmas IslandFlying Fish Cove1,600
Cocos IslandsWest Island134
New ZealandWellington405,000
Norfolk IslandKingston880


Africa

CountryCapital CityPopulation
AlgeriaAlgiers2,159,051
AngolaLuanda2,825,311
BeninPorto-Novo267,191
BotswanaGaborone231,626
Burkina FasoOuagadougou1,273,355
BurundiBujumbura497,166
CameroonYaoundé2,440,462
Cape VerdePraia130,271
Central African RepublicBangui734,350
ChadN'Djamena1,092,066
ComorosMoroni54,000
Democratic Republic of the CongoKinshasa10,125,000
DjiboutiDjibouti219,000
EgyptCairo9,500,000
Equatorial GuineaMalabo187,302
EritreaAsmara804,000
EthiopiaAddis Ababa3,384,569
GabonLibreville703,904
GambiaBanjul34,828
GhanaAccra2,070,463
GuineaConakry1,660,973
Guinea-BissauBissau395,954
Ivory CoastYamoussoukro281,735
KenyaNairobi3,138,369
LesothoMaseru227,880
LiberiaMonrovia1,010,970
LibyaTripoli1,126,000
MadagascarAntananarivo1,334,300
MalawiLilongwe1,077,116
MaliBamako1,809,106
MauritaniaNouakchott958,399
MauritiusPort Louis149,194
MayotteMamoudzou57,281
MoroccoRabat577,827
MozambiqueMaputo1,766,184
NamibiaWindhoek325,858
NigerNiamey1,302,910
NigeriaAbuja1,235,880
Republic of the CongoBrazzaville1,827,000
ReunionSaint-Denis145,238
RwandaKigali745,261
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaJamestown629
Sao Tome and PrincipeSão Tomé56,945
SenegalDakar1,146,053
SeychellesVictoria26,450
Sierra LeoneFreetown1,050,000
SomaliaMogadishu2,425,000
South AfricaPretoria741,651
South SudanJuba492,970
SudanKhartoum1,974,647
SwazilandMbabane94,874
TanzaniaDodoma410,956
TogoLomé837,437
TunisiaTunis1,056,247
UgandaKampala1,507,080
Western SaharaEl Aaiún196,331
ZambiaLusaka1,742,979
ZimbabweHarare1,606,000

Oceania

CountryCapital CityPopulation
American SamoaPago Pago3,656
Cook IslandsAvarua5,445
FijiSuva88,271
French PolynesiaPapeete25,769
GuamHagåtña1,051
KiribatiTarawa56,284
Marshall IslandsMajuro27,797
NauruYaren747
New CaledoniaNouméa100,237
NiueAlofi1,000
Northern Mariana IslandsSaipan48,220
Papua New GuineaPort Moresby410,954
Pitcairn IslandsAdamstown56
SamoaApia36,735
Solomon IslandsHoniara84,520
TongaNuku‘alofa24,571
TuvaluFunafuti6,025
VanuatuPort-Vila44,040
Wallis and FutunaMata-Utu1,191



Data as CSV file

A more detailed list of all capitals can also be obtained as a CSV file in the download area.