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Capital Cities ( is a great way to find the capital city you are looking for in the world.

We've compiled a list of capital cities around the world including Africa, America, Asia, Australasia & Europe.

Whether you know the name of the country but not its city or you just want to browse through the capital cities of every country, you'll find all the information you need right here.

Did you know that there are 8 European capitals that begin with the letter B? Go to the bottom of the page for a quick BBC video about how to remember some of these city names.

If you are wanting to learn some of the capital cities or maybe just researching a city break holiday, we get you started below with a full list of capitals worldwide in alphabetical order...

Abu Dhabi  Flag of United Arab Emirates  United Arab Emirates
Abuja  Flag of Nigeria  Nigeria
Accra  Flag of Ghana  Ghana
Adamstown  Flag of Pitcairn Islands  Pitcairn Islands
Addis Ababa  Flag of Ethiopia  Ethiopia
Algiers  Flag of Algeria  Algeria
Alofi  Flag of Niue  Niue
Amman  Flag of Jordan  Jordan
Amsterdam  Flag of Netherlands  Netherlands
Andorra la Vella  Flag of Andorra  Andorra
Ankara  Flag of Turkey  Turkey
Antananarivo  Flag of Madagascar  Madagascar
Apia  Flag of Samoa  Samoa
Ashgabat  Flag of Turkmenistan  Turkmenistan
Asmara  Flag of Eritrea  Eritrea
Astana  Flag of Kazakhstan  Kazakhstan
Asunción  Flag of Paraguay  Paraguay
Athens  Flag of Greece  Greece
Avarua  Flag of Cook Islands  Cook Islands
Baghdad  Flag of Iraq  Iraq
Baku  Flag of Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan
Bamako  Flag of Mali  Mali
Bandar Seri Begawan  Flag of Brunei  Brunei
Bangkok  Flag of Thailand  Thailand
Bangui  Flag of Central African Republic  Central African Republic
Banjul  Flag of Gambia  Gambia
Basseterre  Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis  Saint Kitts and Nevis
Beijing  Flag of People's Republic of China  People's Republic of China
Beirut  Flag of Lebanon  Lebanon
Belfast  Flag of Northern Ireland  Northern Ireland
Belgrade  Flag of Serbia  Serbia
Belmopan  Flag of Belize  Belize
Berlin  Flag of Germany  Germany
Bern  Flag of Switzerland  Switzerland
Bishkek  Flag of Kyrgyzstan  Kyrgyzstan
Bissau  Flag of Guinea-Bissau  Guinea-Bissau
Bogotá  Flag of Colombia  Colombia
Brasília  Flag of Brazil  Brazil
Bratislava  Flag of Slovakia  Slovakia
Brazzaville  Flag of Republic of the Congo  Republic of the Congo
Bridgetown  Flag of Barbados  Barbados
Brussels  Flag of Belgium  Belgium
Bucharest  Flag of Romania  Romania
Budapest  Flag of Hungary  Hungary
Buenos Aires  Flag of Argentina  Argentina
Bujumbura  Flag of Burundi  Burundi
Cairo  Flag of Egypt  Egypt
Canberra  Flag of Australia  Australia
Caracas  Flag of Venezuela  Venezuela
Cardiff  Flag of Wales  Wales
Castries  Flag of Saint Lucia  Saint Lucia
Charlotte Amalie  Flag of United States Virgin Islands  United States Virgin Islands
Chisinau  Flag of Moldova  Moldova
Cockburn Town  Flag of Turks and Caicos Islands  Turks and Caicos Islands
Conakry  Flag of Guinea  Guinea
Copenhagen  Flag of Denmark  Denmark
Dakar  Flag of Senegal  Senegal
Damascus  Flag of Syria  Syria
Dhaka  Flag of Bangladesh  Bangladesh
Dili  Flag of East Timor  East Timor
Djibouti  Flag of Djibouti  Djibouti
Dodoma  Flag of Tanzania  Tanzania
Doha  Flag of Qatar  Qatar
Douglas  Flag of Isle of Man  Isle of Man
Dublin  Flag of Ireland  Ireland
Dushanbe  Flag of Tajikistan  Tajikistan
East Jerusalem  Flag of Palestine  Palestine
Edinburgh  Flag of Scotland  Scotland
Flying Fish Cove  Flag of Christmas Island  Christmas Island
Freetown  Flag of Sierra Leone  Sierra Leone
Funafuti  Flag of Tuvalu  Tuvalu
Gaborone  Flag of Botswana  Botswana
George Town  Flag of Cayman Islands  Cayman Islands
Georgetown  Flag of Guyana  Guyana
Gibraltar  Flag of Gibraltar  Gibraltar
Grytviken  Flag of South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands  South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands
Guatemala City  Flag of Guatemala  Guatemala
Gustavia  Flag of Saint Barthélemy  Saint Barthélemy
Hagåtña  Flag of Guam  Guam
Hamilton  Flag of Bermuda  Bermuda
Hanoi  Flag of Vietnam  Vietnam
Harare  Flag of Zimbabwe  Zimbabwe
Havana  Flag of Cuba  Cuba
Helsinki  Flag of Finland  Finland
Honiara  Flag of Solomon Islands  Solomon Islands
Islamabad  Flag of Pakistan  Pakistan
Jakarta  Flag of Indonesia  Indonesia
Jamestown  Flag of Saint Helena  Saint Helena
Jerusalem  Flag of Israel  Israel
Kabul  Flag of Afghanistan  Afghanistan
Kampala  Flag of Uganda  Uganda
Kathmandu  Flag of Nepal  Nepal
Khartoum  Flag of Sudan  Sudan
Kiev  Flag of Ukraine  Ukraine
Kigali  Flag of Rwanda  Rwanda
Kingston  Flag of Jamaica  Jamaica
Kingston  Flag of Norfolk Island  Norfolk Island
Kingstown  Flag of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Kinshasa  Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Kuala Lumpur  Flag of Malaysia  Malaysia
Kuwait City  Flag of Kuwait  Kuwait
Libreville  Flag of Gabon  Gabon
Lilongwe  Flag of Malawi  Malawi
Lima  Flag of Peru  Peru
Lisbon  Flag of Portugal  Portugal
Ljubljana  Flag of Slovenia  Slovenia
Lomé  Flag of Togo  Togo
London  Flag of England  England
London  Flag of United Kingdom  United Kingdom
Luanda  Flag of Angola  Angola
Lusaka  Flag of Zambia  Zambia
Luxembourg City  Flag of Luxembourg  Luxembourg
Madrid  Flag of Spain  Spain
Majuro  Flag of Marshall Islands  Marshall Islands
Malabo  Flag of Equatorial Guinea  Equatorial Guinea
Malé  Flag of Maldives  Maldives
Mamoudzou  Flag of Mayotte  Mayotte
Managua  Flag of Nicaragua  Nicaragua
Manama  Flag of Bahrain  Bahrain
Manila  Flag of Philippines  Philippines
Maputo  Flag of Mozambique  Mozambique
Marigot  Flag of Saint Martin  Saint Martin
Maseru  Flag of Lesotho  Lesotho
Mata-Utu  Flag of Wallis and Futuna  Wallis and Futuna
Mbabane  Flag of Swaziland  Swaziland
Mexico City   Flag of Mexico  Mexico
Minsk  Flag of Belarus  Belarus
Mogadishu  Flag of Somalia  Somalia
Monaco  Flag of Monaco  Monaco
Monrovia  Flag of Liberia  Liberia
Montevideo  Flag of Uruguay  Uruguay
Moroni  Flag of Comoros  Comoros
Moscow  Flag of Russia  Russia
Muscat  Flag of Oman  Oman
Nairobi  Flag of Kenya  Kenya
Nassau  Flag of Bahamas  Bahamas
Naypyidaw  Flag of Myanmar  Myanmar
N'Djamena  Flag of Chad  Chad
New Delhi  Flag of India  India
Ngerulmud  Flag of Palau  Palau
Niamey  Flag of Niger  Niger
Nicosia  Flag of Cyprus  Cyprus
Nicosia  Flag of Northern Cyprus  Northern Cyprus
Nouakchott  Flag of Mauritania  Mauritania
Nouméa  Flag of New Caledonia  New Caledonia
Nuku'alofa  Flag of Tonga  Tonga
Nuuk  Flag of Greenland  Greenland
Oranjestad  Flag of Aruba  Aruba
Oslo  Flag of Norway  Norway
Ottawa  Flag of Canada  Canada
Ouagadougou  Flag of Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso
Pago Pago  Flag of American Samoa  American Samoa
Palikir  Flag of Federated States of Micronesia  Federated States of Micronesia
Panama City  Flag of Panama  Panama
Papeete  Flag of French Polynesia  French Polynesia
Paramaribo  Flag of Suriname  Suriname
Paris  Flag of France  France
Phnom Penh  Flag of Cambodia  Cambodia
Plymouth  Flag of Montserrat  Montserrat
Podgorica  Flag of Montenegro  Montenegro
Port Louis  Flag of Mauritius  Mauritius
Port Moresby  Flag of Papua New Guinea  Papua New Guinea
Port of Spain  Flag of Trinidad and Tobago  Trinidad and Tobago
Port Vila  Flag of Vanuatu  Vanuatu
Port-au-Prince  Flag of Haiti  Haiti
Porto-Novo  Flag of Benin  Benin
Prague  Flag of Czech Republic  Czech Republic
Praia  Flag of Cape Verde  Cape Verde
Pretoria  Flag of South Africa  South Africa
Pyongyang  Flag of North Korea  North Korea
Quito  Flag of Ecuador  Ecuador
Rabat  Flag of Morocco  Morocco
Reykjavík  Flag of Iceland  Iceland
Riga  Flag of Latvia  Latvia
Riyadh  Flag of Saudi Arabia  Saudi Arabia
Road Town  Flag of British Virgin Islands  British Virgin Islands
Rome  Flag of Italy  Italy
Roseau  Flag of Dominica  Dominica
Saipan  Flag of Northern Mariana Islands  Northern Mariana Islands
San José  Flag of Costa Rica  Costa Rica
San Juan  Flag of Puerto Rico  Puerto Rico
San Marino  Flag of San Marino  San Marino
San Salvador  Flag of El Salvador  El Salvador
Sanaá  Flag of Yemen  Yemen
Santiago  Flag of Chile  Chile
Santo Domingo  Flag of Dominican Republic  Dominican Republic
São Tomé  Flag of SãoTomé and Príncipe  SãoTomé and Príncipe
Sarajevo  Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Seoul  Flag of South Korea  South Korea
Singapore  Flag of Singapore  Singapore
Skopje  Flag of Macedonia  Macedonia
Sofia  Flag of Bulgaria  Bulgaria
South Tarawa  Flag of Kiribati  Kiribati
Sri Jayawardenepura  Flag of Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka
St. George's  Flag of Grenada  Grenada
St. Helier  Flag of Jersey  Jersey
St. John's  Flag of Antigua and Barbuda  Antigua and Barbuda
St. Peter Port  Flag of Guernsey  Guernsey
St. Pierre  Flag of Saint Pierre and Miquelon  Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Stanley  Flag of Falkland Islands  Falkland Islands
Stockholm  Flag of Sweden  Sweden
Sucre  Flag of Bolivia  Bolivia
Suva  Flag of Fiji  Fiji
Taipei  Flag of Taiwan  Taiwan
Tallinn  Flag of Estonia  Estonia
Tashkent  Flag of Uzbekistan  Uzbekistan
Tbilisi  Flag of Georgia  Georgia
Tegucigalpa  Flag of Honduras  Honduras
Tehran  Flag of Iran  Iran
The Valley  Flag of Anguilla  Anguilla
Thimphu  Flag of Bhutan  Bhutan
Tirana  Flag of Albania  Albania
Tokyo  Flag of Japan  Japan
Tórshavn  Flag of Faroe Islands  Faroe Islands
Tripoli  Flag of Libya  Libya
Tunis  Flag of Tunisia  Tunisia
Ulaanbaatar  Flag of Mongolia  Mongolia
Vaduz  Flag of Liechtenstein  Liechtenstein
Valletta  Flag of Malta  Malta
Vatican City  Flag of VaticanCity  VaticanCity
Victoria  Flag of Seychelles  Seychelles
Vienna  Flag of Austria  Austria
Vientiane  Flag of Laos  Laos
Vilnius  Flag of Lithuania  Lithuania
Warsaw  Flag of Poland  Poland
Washington, D.C.  Flag of United States  United States
Wellington  Flag of New Zealand  New Zealand
West Island  Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands  Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Willemstad  Flag of Netherlands Antilles  Netherlands Antilles
Windhoek  Flag of Namibia  Namibia
Yamoussoukro  Flag of Côte d'Ivoire  Côte d'Ivoire
Yaoundé  Flag of Cameroon  Cameroon
Yaren  Flag of Nauru  Nauru
Yerevan  Flag of Armenia  Armenia
Zagreb  Flag of Croatia  Croatia