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Government > Capital city: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The location of the seat of government.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Kabul
Akrotiri Episkopi Cantonment (base administrative center for Akrotiri and Dhekelia)
Albania Tirana (Tirane)
Algeria Algiers
American Samoa Pago Pago
Andorra Andorra la Vella
Angola Luanda
Anguilla The Valley
Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's
Argentina Buenos Aires
Armenia Yerevan
Aruba Oranjestad
Australia Canberra
Austria Vienna
Azerbaijan Baku (Baki, Baky)
Bahrain Manama
Bangladesh Dhaka
Barbados Bridgetown
Belarus Minsk
Belgium Brussels
Belize Belmopan
Benin Porto-Novo (official capital)
Bermuda Hamilton
Bhutan Thimphu
Bolivia La Paz (administrative capital)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
Botswana Gaborone
Brazil Brasilia
British Virgin Islands Road Town
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
Bulgaria Sofia
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Burma Rangoon (Yangon)
Burundi Bujumbura
Cambodia Phnom Penh
Cameroon Yaounde
Canada Ottawa
Cape Verde Praia
Cayman Islands George Town (on Grand Cayman)
Central African Republic Bangui
Chad N'Djamena
Chile Santiago
China Beijing
Christmas Island The Settlement
Cocos (Keeling) Islands West Island
Colombia Bogota
Comoros Moroni
Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville
Cook Islands Avarua
Costa Rica San Jose
Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro
Croatia Zagreb
Cuba Havana
Cyprus Nicosia (Lefkosia)
Czech Republic Prague
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
Denmark Copenhagen
Dhekelia Episkopi Cantonment (base administrative center for Akrotiri and Dhekelia); located in Akrotiri
Djibouti Djibouti
Dominica Roseau
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
East Timor Dili
Ecuador Quito
Egypt Cairo
El Salvador San Salvador
England London
Equatorial Guinea Malabo
Eritrea Asmara (Asmera)
Estonia Tallinn
Ethiopia Addis Ababa
European Union Brussels (Belgium), Strasbourg (France), Luxembourg
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Stanley
Faroe Islands Torshavn
Federated States of Micronesia Palikir
Fiji Suva (on Viti Levu)
Finland Helsinki
France Paris
French Polynesia Papeete
Gabon Libreville
Georgia T'bilisi
Germany Berlin
Ghana Accra
Gibraltar Gibraltar
Greece Athens
Greenland Nuuk (Godthab)
Grenada Saint George's
Guam Hagatna (Agana)
Guatemala Guatemala
Guernsey Saint Peter Port
Guinea Conakry
Guinea-Bissau Bissau
Guyana Georgetown
Haiti Port-au-Prince
Holy See (Vatican City) Vatican City
Honduras Tegucigalpa
Hungary Budapest
Iceland Reykjavik
India New Delhi
Indonesia Jakarta
Iran Tehran
Iraq Baghdad
Ireland Dublin
Israel Jerusalem
Italy Rome
Jamaica Kingston
Japan Tokyo
Jersey Saint Helier
Jordan Amman
Kazakhstan Astana
Kenya Nairobi
Kiribati Tarawa
Kuwait Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
Laos Vientiane
Latvia Riga
Lebanon Beirut
Lesotho Maseru
Liberia Monrovia
Libya Tripoli
Liechtenstein Vaduz
Lithuania Vilnius
Luxembourg Luxembourg
Madagascar Antananarivo
Malawi Lilongwe
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Maldives Male
Mali Bamako
Malta Valletta
Marshall Islands Majuro
Mauritania Nouakchott
Mauritius Port Louis
Mayotte Mamoudzou
Mexico Mexico (Distrito Federal)
Moldova Chisinau (Kishinev)
Monaco Monaco
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
Montenegro Podgorica
Montserrat Plymouth
Morocco Rabat
Mozambique Maputo
Namibia Windhoek
Nauru no official capital; government offices in Yaren District
Nepal Kathmandu
Netherlands Amsterdam
Netherlands Antilles Willemstad (on Curacao)
New Caledonia Noumea
New Zealand Wellington
Nicaragua Managua
Niger Niamey
Nigeria Abuja
Niue Alofi
Norfolk Island Kingston
North Korea Pyongyang
Northern Ireland Belfast
Northern Mariana Islands Saipan
Norway Oslo
Oman Muscat
Pakistan Islamabad
Palau Melekeok
Panama Panama
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby
Paraguay Asuncion
Peru Lima
Philippines Manila
Pitcairn Islands Adamstown
Poland Warsaw
Portugal Lisbon
Puerto Rico San Juan
Qatar Doha
Romania Bucharest
Russia Moscow
Rwanda Kigali
Saint Barthelemy Gustavia
Saint Helena Jamestown
Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre
Saint Lucia Castries
Saint Martin Marigot
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint-Pierre
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown
Samoa Apia
San Marino San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome
Saudi Arabia Riyadh
Scotland Edinburgh
Senegal Dakar
Serbia and Montenegro Belgrade (Beograd)
Seychelles Victoria
Sierra Leone Freetown
Singapore Singapore
Slovakia Bratislava
Slovenia Ljubljana
Solomon Islands Honiara
Somalia Mogadishu
South Africa Pretoria (administrative capital)
South Korea Seoul
Spain Madrid
Sri Lanka Colombo
Sudan Khartoum
Suriname Paramaribo
Svalbard Longyearbyen
Swaziland Mbabane
Sweden Stockholm
Switzerland Bern
Syria Damascus
Taiwan Taipei
Tajikistan Dushanbe
Tanzania Dar es Salaam
Thailand Bangkok
The Bahamas Nassau
The Gambia Banjul
Togo Lome
Tokelau none; each atoll has its own administrative center
Tonga Nuku'alofa
Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain
Tunisia Tunis
Turkey Ankara
Turkmenistan Ashgabat (Ashkhabad)
Turks and Caicos Islands Grand Turk (Cockburn Town)
Tuvalu Funafuti
Uganda Kampala
Ukraine Kyiv (Kiev)
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
United Kingdom London
United States Washington, DC
Uruguay Montevideo
Uzbekistan Tashkent (Toshkent)
Vanuatu Port-Vila (on Efate)
Venezuela Caracas
Vietnam Hanoi
Virgin Islands Charlotte Amalie
Wales Cardiff
Wallis and Futuna Mata-Utu (on Ile Uvea)
Western Sahara none
Yemen Sanaa
Zambia Lusaka
Zimbabwe Harare

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Capital city. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Capital-city

Statistics for Government > Capital city

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Cost of living

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Culture

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Education

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Energy

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Environment

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Industry

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Labor

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Lifestyle

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COUNTRIES COVERED
Geographic coordinates 227
Name 228
Note 32
Time difference 231

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