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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
Anguilla
The Valley1,067
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint John’s81,799
Argentina
Buenos Aires2,890,151
Aruba
Oranjestad34,980
Bahamas
Nassau274,400
Barbados
Bridgetown110,000
Belize
Belmopan16,451
Bermuda
Hamilton1,010
Bolivia
Sucre300,000
Brazil
Brasília2,570,160
British Virgin Islands
Road Town12,603
Canada
Ottawa934,243
Cayman Islands
George Town28,836
Chile
Santiago4,325,647
Colombia
Bogotá8,080,734
Costa Rica
San José333,288
Cuba
Havana2,106,146
Dominica
Roseau16,582
Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo965,040
Ecuador
Quito2,239,191
El Salvador
San Salvador257,754
Falkland Islands
Stanley2,121
French Guiana
Cayenne55,198
Greenland
Nuuk17,316
Grenada
Saint George's33,734
Guadeloupe
Basse-Terre11,395
Guatemala
Guatemala City2,110,100
Guyana
Georgetown131,395
Haiti
Port-au-Prince987,310
Honduras
Tegucigalpa1,157,509
Jamaica
Kingston584,627
Martinique
Fort-de-France85,295
Mexico
Mexico City8,918,653
Montserrat
Brades449
Netherlands Antilles
Willemstad150,000
Nicaragua
Managua2,205,676
Panama
Panama City880,691
Paraguay
Asunción525,294
Peru
Lima10,852,210
Puerto Rico
San Juan395,326
Saint Barthelemy
Gustavia2,300
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Basseterre13,000
Saint Lucia
Castries70,000
Saint Martin
Marigot5,700
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint-Pierre5,888
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Kingstown16,500
Sint Maarten
Philipsburg1,327
Suriname
Paramaribo240,924
Trinidad and Tobago
Port-of-Spain165,100
Turks and Caicos Islands
Cockburn Town3,700
United States
Washington, D.C.681,170
Uruguay
Montevideo1,305,082
Venezuela
Caracas1,943,901
Virgin Islands
Charlotte Amalie18,481

Europe

CountryCapital CityPopulation
Åland Islands
Mariehamn11,521
Albania
Tirana811,649
Andorra
Andorra la Vella22,256
Austria
Vienna1,867,960
Belarus
Minsk1,921,807
Belgium
Brussels1,175,173
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo275,524
Bulgaria
Sofia1,260,120
Croatia
Zagreb792,875
Czech Republic
Prague1,280,508
Denmark
Copenhagen1,295,686
Estonia
Tallinn426,538
Faroe Islands
Tórshavn12,648
Finland
Helsinki629,512
France
Paris2,220,445
Germany
Berlin3,469,849
Gibraltar
Gibraltar32,194
Greece
Athens664,046
Guernsey
Saint Peter Port18,207
Hungary
Budapest1,759,407
Iceland
Reykjavík123,246
Ireland
Dublin553,165
Isle of Man
Douglas27,938
Italy
Rome2,877,215
Jersey
Saint Helier33,500
Kosovo
Pristina211,129
Latvia
Riga641,423
Liechtenstein
Vaduz5,429
Lithuania
Vilnius542,664
Luxembourg
Luxembourg107,247
Macedonia
Skopje506,926
Malta
Valletta6,444
Moldova
Chisinau492,894
Monaco
Monaco37,308
Montenegro
Podgorica187,085
Netherlands
Amsterdam851,573
Norway
Oslo658,390
Poland
Warsaw1,753,977
Portugal
Lisbon545,245
Romania
Bucharest2,106,144
Russia
Moscow13,197,596
San Marino
San Marino33,285
Serbia
Belgrade1,166,763
Slovakia
Bratislava432,801
Slovenia
Ljubljana279,756
Spain
Madrid3,141,991
Svalbard
Longyearbyen2,144
Sweden
Stockholm935,619
Switzerland
Bern133,071
Ukraine
Kiev2,900,920
United Kingdom
London8,673,713


Asia

CountryCapital CityPopulation
Afghanistan
Kabul3,678,033
Armenia
Yerevan1,060,138
Azerbaijan
Baku3,202,300
Bahrain
Manama157,474
Bangladesh
Dhaka14,543,124
Bhutan
Thimphu104,000
Brunei
Bandar Seri Begawan50,000
Burma
Nay Pyi Taw924,608
Cambodia
Phnom Penh1,501,725
China
Beijing21,700,000
Cyprus
Nicosia116,392
Georgia
Tbilisi1,118,035
Hong Kong
Hong Kong1,253,417
India
New Delhi257,803
Indonesia
Jakarta10,012,271
Iran
Tehran8,154,051
Iraq
Baghdad8,765,000
Israel
Jerusalem865,721
Japan
Tokyo13,617,445
Jordan
Amman1,812,059
Kazakhstan
Astana860,368
Kuwait
Kuwait City2,779,000
Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek937,400
Laos
Vientiane783,000
Lebanon
Beirut361,366
Macau
Concelho de Macau504,300
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur1,768,000
Maldives
Male133,412
Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar1,372,000
Nepal
Kathmandu975,543
North Korea
Pyongyang2,581,076
Oman
Muscat630,000
Pakistan
Islamabad1,829,180
Palestine
Ramallah27,092
Philippines
Manila1,780,148
Qatar
Doha1,351,000
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh6,506,700
Singapore
Singapore5,607,300
South Korea
Seoul10,290,000
Sri Lanka
Colombo752,993
Syria
Damascus1,711,000
Taiwan
Taipei2,704,974
Tajikistan
Dushanbe778,500
Thailand
Bangkok5,686,646
Timor-Leste
Dili222,323
Turkey
Ankara4,587,558
Turkmenistan
Ashgabat1,031,992
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi1,145,000
Uzbekistan
Tashkent2,309,600
Vietnam
Hanoi2,316,772
Yemen
Sanaa1,937,451

Australia

CountryCapital CityPopulation
Australia
Canberra381,488
Christmas Island
Flying Fish Cove1,600
Cocos Islands
West Island134
New Zealand
Wellington405,000
Norfolk Island
Kingston880


Africa

CountryCapital CityPopulation
Algeria
Algiers2,159,051
Angola
Luanda2,825,311
Benin
Porto-Novo267,191
Botswana
Gaborone231,626
Burkina Faso
Ouagadougou1,273,355
Burundi
Bujumbura497,166
Cameroon
Yaoundé2,440,462
Cape Verde
Praia130,271
Central African Republic
Bangui734,350
Chad
N'Djamena1,092,066
Comoros
Moroni54,000
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kinshasa10,125,000
Djibouti
Djibouti219,000
Egypt
Cairo9,500,000
Equatorial Guinea
Malabo187,302
Eritrea
Asmara804,000
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa3,384,569
Gabon
Libreville703,904
Gambia
Banjul34,828
Ghana
Accra2,070,463
Guinea
Conakry1,660,973
Guinea-Bissau
Bissau395,954
Ivory Coast
Yamoussoukro281,735
Kenya
Nairobi3,138,369
Lesotho
Maseru227,880
Liberia
Monrovia1,010,970
Libya
Tripoli1,126,000
Madagascar
Antananarivo1,334,300
Malawi
Lilongwe1,077,116
Mali
Bamako1,809,106
Mauritania
Nouakchott958,399
Mauritius
Port Louis149,194
Mayotte
Mamoudzou57,281
Morocco
Rabat577,827
Mozambique
Maputo1,766,184
Namibia
Windhoek325,858
Niger
Niamey1,302,910
Nigeria
Abuja1,235,880
Republic of the Congo
Brazzaville1,827,000
Reunion
Saint-Denis145,238
Rwanda
Kigali745,261
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Jamestown629
Sao Tome and Principe
São Tomé56,945
Senegal
Dakar1,146,053
Seychelles
Victoria26,450
Sierra Leone
Freetown1,050,000
Somalia
Mogadishu2,425,000
South Africa
Pretoria741,651
South Sudan
Juba492,970
Sudan
Khartoum1,974,647
Swaziland
Mbabane94,874
Tanzania
Dodoma410,956
Togo
Lomé837,437
Tunisia
Tunis1,056,247
Uganda
Kampala1,507,080
Western Sahara
El Aaiún196,331
Zambia
Lusaka1,742,979
Zimbabwe
Harare1,606,000

Oceania

CountryCapital CityPopulation
American Samoa
Pago Pago3,656
Cook Islands
Avarua5,445
Fiji
Suva88,271
French Polynesia
Papeete25,769
Guam
Hagåtña1,051
Kiribati
Tarawa56,284
Marshall Islands
Majuro27,797
Nauru
Yaren747
New Caledonia
Nouméa100,237
Niue
Alofi1,000
Northern Mariana Islands
Saipan48,220
Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby410,954
Pitcairn Islands
Adamstown56
Samoa
Apia36,735
Solomon Islands
Honiara84,520
Tonga
Nuku‘alofa24,571
Tuvalu
Funafuti6,025
Vanuatu
Port-Vila44,040
Wallis and Futuna
Mata-Utu1,191



Data as CSV file

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