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Geography > Capital city with population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Capital cities including most recent population (estimates included). Populations are figures only within the city limits, unless otherwise specified. All populations are from 2001 t0 2005 unless otherwise specified.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Kabul - (est. 3,000,000 to 4,000,000)
Albania Tirane - 300,000
Algeria Algiers - 1,519,570 (1998)
Andorra Andorra la Vella - 22,390
Angola Luanda - 2,000,000
Antigua and Barbuda St. John's - 21,514; Codrington (capital of Barbuda) - 1,000
Argentina Buenos Aires (city) - 3,000,000; (metro) - 12,000,000
Armenia Yerevan - 1,226,000
Australia Canberra - 307,700
Austria Vienna - 1,600,000
Azerbaijan Baku - 1,713,300
Bahrain Manama - 140,401
Bangladesh Dhaka (city) - 3,839,000; (metro area) 8,500,000
Barbados Bridgetown - 6,700
Belarus Minsk - 1,666,000
Belgium Brussels - 949,070
Belize Belmopan - 5,845
Benin Porto-Novo (official) - 177,660; Cotonou (de facto capital) - 33,212
Bhutan Thimphu - 30,340
Bolivia Sucre - 131,800; La Paz (Administrative capital) - 713,400
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo - 310,000
Botswana Gaborone - 138,000
Brazil Brasilia - 1,800,000
Brunei Darussalam Bandar Seri Begawan - 52,300
Bulgaria Sofia - 1,113,674
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou - 500,000
Burma Rangoon - 4,082,000
Burundi Bujumbura - 300,000
Cambodia Phnom Penh - 900,000
Cameroon Yaounde - 1,430,000
Canada Ottawa - 808,391
Cape Verde Praia - 61,797
Central African Republic Bangui - 706,000
Chad N'Djamena - 529,555
Chile Santiago - 4,601,434
China Beijing - 12,033,000
Colombia Bogotá - 1,945,448
Comoros Moroni (on Grande Comoro) - 23,432
Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville - 937,580
Costa Rica San Jose - 315,909
Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro (official) - 100,000; Abidjan (administrative) - 3,660,682
Croatia Zagreb - 930,753
Cuba Havana - 2,241,000
Cyprus Nicosia - 186,400
Czech Republic Prague - 1,215,771
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa - 4,655,313
Denmark Copenhagen - 1,339,395
Djibouti Djibouti - 395,000
Dominica Roseau - 15,853
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo - 2,100,000
Ecuador Quito - 1,500,000
Egypt Cairo - 7,010,000
El Salvador San Salvador - 972,810
Equatorial Guinea Malabo - 30,418
Eritrea Asmara - 400,000
Estonia Tallinn - 471,608
Ethiopia Addis Ababa - 2,200,186
Federated States of Micronesia Palikir - (est. 9,900)
Fiji Suva - 200,000
Finland Helsinki - 515,765
France Paris - 2,144,700
Gabon Libreville - 419,596
Georgia Tbilisi - 1,279,000
Germany Berlin - 3,471,418
Ghana Accra - 1,970,400
Greece Athens - 745,514
Grenada St. George's - 4,439
Guatemala Guatemala City - 1,150,452
Guinea Conakry - 1,508,000
Guinea-Bissau Bissau - 200,000
Guyana Georgetown - 248,500
Haiti Port-au-Prince - 1,500,000
Honduras Tegucigalpa - 1,500,000
Hungary Budapest - 2,008,546
Iceland Reykjavik - 103,036
India New Delhi - 294,149
Indonesia Jakarta - 9,160,500
Iran Tehran - 7,160,094
Iraq Baghdad - 5,772,000
Ireland Dublin - 495,781
Israel Jerusalem - 704,900
Italy Rome - 2,693,383
Jamaica Kingston - 104,000
Japan Tokyo - 12,527,115
Jordan Amman - 963,490
Kazakhstan Astana - 280,200
Kenya Nairobi - 2,000,000
Kiribati Tarawa - 25,154
Kuwait Kuwait City - 151,060
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek - 631,000
Laos Vientiane - 442,000
Latvia Riga - 874,000
Lebanon Beirut - 1,100,000
Lesotho Maseru - 170,000,
Liberia Monrovia - 1,000,000
Libya Tripoli - 495,781
Liechtenstein Vaduz - 5,067
Lithuania Vilnius - 590,100
Luxembourg Luxembourg - 75,622
Madagascar Antananarivo - 1,000,000
Malawi Lilongwe - 260,000
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur - 1,145,000
Maldives Male - 62,973
Mali Bamako - 746,000
Malta Valletta - 9,183
Marshall Islands Majuro - 20,000
Mauritania Nouakchott - 480,000
Mauritius Port Louis - 134,516
Mexico Mexico City - 8,735,400
Moldova Chisinau - 676,700
Monaco Monaco - 30,400
Mongolia Ulan Bator - 619,000
Morocco Rabat - 1,220,000
Mozambique Maputo - 1,095,300
Namibia Windhoek - 161,000
Nauru Yaren District (unofficial) - 1,100
Nepal Kathmandu - 535,000
Netherlands Amsterdam (official) - 724,096; The Hague (administrative) - 445,279
New Zealand Wellington - 370,000
Nicaragua Managua - 974,000
Niger Niamey - 398,265
Nigeria Abuja - 339,000
North Korea Pyongyang - 2,741,260
Norway Oslo - 483,401
Oman Muscat - 350,000
Pakistan Islamabad - 955,629
Palau Koror - 12,299
Panama Panama City - 450,668
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby - 250,000
Paraguay Asuncion - 502,426
Peru Lima - 5,681,941
Philippines Manila - 1,654,761
Poland Warsaw - 1,642,700
Portugal Lisbon - 677,790
Qatar Doha - 300,000
Romania Bucharest - 2,351,000
Russia Moscow - 10,415,400
Rwanda Kigali - 851,024
Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre - 19,000
Saint Lucia Castries - 13,600
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown - 15,466
Samoa Apia - 32,859
San Marino San Marino - 2,397
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome - 43,420
Saudi Arabia Riyadh - 4,700,000
Senegal Dakar - 1,729,823
Serbia and Montenegro Belgrade - 1,168,454
Seychelles Victoria - 25,000
Sierra Leone Freetown - 1,300,000
Singapore Singapore - 3,044,000
Slovakia Bratislava - 446,600
Slovenia Ljubljana - 330,000
Solomon Islands Honiara - 35,288
Somalia Mogadishu - (est. 1,500,000 to 3,000,000)
South Africa Pretoria (official) - est. 1,000,000; Cape Town (legislative) - 2,893,251; Bloemfontein (judicial) - 369,568
South Korea Seoul - 10,231,217
Spain Madrid - 2,947,228
Sri Lanka Colombo (official) - 1,994,000; Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte (legislative and judicial) - 107,000
Sudan Khartoum - (est. 1,000,000 to 2,000,000)
Suriname Paramaribo - 200,970
Swaziland Mbabane - 47,020
Sweden Stockholm - 703,627
Switzerland Bern - 129,423
Syria Damascus - 1,549,932
Taiwan Taipei - 2,643,439
Tajikistan Dushanbe - 524,000
Tanzania Dar es Salaam (administrative) - 1,360,850; Dodoma (official) - 45,807
Thailand Bangkok - 5,882,000
The Bahamas Nassau - 171,542
The Gambia Banjul - 44,188,
Togo Lome - 366,476
Tonga Nuku'alofa - 34,000
Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain - 52,451
Tunisia Tunis - 887,800
Turkey Ankara - 2,890,025
Turkmenistan Ashgabat - 518,000
Tuvalu Funafuti - 3,839
Uganda Kampala - 773,463
Ukraine Kiev - 2,637,000
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi - 363,432
United Kingdom London - 7,500,000
United States Washington, D.C. - 606,900
Uruguay Montevideo - 1,330,440
Uzbekistan Tashkent - 2,106,000
Vanuatu Port Vila - 26,100
Venezuela Caracas - (Metro area: 5,100,000)
Vietnam Hanoi - 3,083,800
Western Sahara El Aaiun (unofficial) - 20,010
Yemen Sana'a - 1,972,011
Zambia Lusaka - 1,391,000
Zimbabwe Harare - 1,184,169

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Capital city with population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook, City Population, CIA World Factbook, World Gazetteer, Official government websites. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Capital-city-with-population

Interesting observations about Geography > Capital city with population

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The population for Mbabane, Swaziland is 95,000 not 47,000. Check Wikipedia!

Posted on 19 Aug 2010

Sabie

Sabie

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The total population at Bogota is 6'840.116 (Census 2005) and 7'259.597 (estimated 2009).
Definitely not is 1'945.448 that It is just the number of homes...

Posted on 19 Apr 2009

Javier Forero

Javier Forero

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Population figures for capitals are outdated.

Posted on 12 Jun 2009

Bannon Rodriguez

Bannon Rodriguez

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