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MontpellierMontpellier is located in southern France close to the the Mediterranean Sea. It is the capital of the Languedoc-Roussillon region and the Hérault department. Montpellier is the 8th largest city of France, and is also the fastest growing city...

Den HaagThe Hague is the seat of government in the Netherlands. It is the third largest city of the Netherlands with It has a population just over 500,000. The Hague is home to over 150 international organisations. These include the International...

GöteborgGöteborg is the second largest city in Sweden and located by the Kattegat on the west coast and has more than 500.000 inhabitants. The city was founded by royal charter in 1621 by King Gustavus Adolphus. It has the largest port in the Nordic...

Donets’kDonetsk is an industrial city in eastern Ukraine on the Kalmius River. It is the unofficial capital and largest city of the economic and cultural Donets Basin region. Donetsk has a population of about 1 million inhabitants. The city is nicknamed...

SevastopolSevastopol is one of two cities with special status in Ukraine. The geographic location and harbours make Sevastopol a strategically important naval point. It is also a popular seaside resort and tourist destination. It has a population of...

SimferopolSimferopol meaning city of common good, is the administrative center of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in southern Ukraine. As the capital of Crimea, Simferopol is an important political, economic, and transport center of the peninsula....

VeniceVenice is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks....

AntwerpenAntwerpen is the capital of the Antwerp province of Flanders in Belgium. Is has a population of 500.000. It is located on the right bank of the river Scheldt (Schelde), which is linked to the North Sea by the the Westerschelde. The city has...

MilanoMilan is the second-largest city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy. The city has a population of about 1.35 million while its urban area has an estimated population of about 5.2 million. Milan is located in the north-western section of...

LilleLille (Rijssel) is situated on the Deûle River, near France's border with Belgium. Lille has about 225.000 inhabitants. the Lille Metropolean area has a population of 1 million. The name Lille comes from insula or l'Isla, meaning the island,...

AucklandAuckland is the largest and most populous urban area in New Zealand. It has 1.4 million inhabitants which is 32 percent of the country's population. In Māori, Auckland's name is Tāmaki Makaurau. The Auckland urban area ranges to Waiwera...

SevillaSevilla is the capital and largest city of of Andalusia. It has a population of about 700.000 and a metropolitan population of about 1.5 million, making it the fourth-largest city in Spain. Sevilla was founded as the Roman city of Hispalis....

ChicagoChicago is third most populous city in the United States and is located in the state of Illinois Its metropolitan area which is also called "Chicagoland" extends into the states of Indiana and Wisconsin and has about 9.8 million inhabitants....

Micronesia - PalikirPalikir is the capital of the Federated States of Micronesia. It is located on the island of Pohnpei. Micronesia has more than 600 islands and islets in the Caroline Islands archipelago. The islands are either high volcanic islands or low-lying...

BristolBristol is the United Kingdom's eighth most populous city and and the most populous city in South West England. The city has a population of about 440.000. The city is built around the River Avon and it also has a short coastline on the Severn...

LiverpoolLiverpool is the fourth most populous city of the United Kingdom with a population of about 470.000 and 2 million in the Liverpool City Region. The city is located on the Liverpool Bay of the Irish Sea at the tidal mouth of the river Mersey...

MálagaMálaga is the southernmost large city in Europe. It has one of the warmest winters in Europe, with average temperatures of 17 °C (62.6 °F). It is the second most populous city of Andalusia. It lies on the Costa del Sol (Coast of the Sun)...

BarcelonaBarcelona is the capital of Catalonia and the second largest city in Spain after Madrid with about five million inhabitants in the Barcelona metropolitan area. It is located on the Mediterranean coast between the mouths of the rivers Llobregat...

PortoPorto or Oporto is the second-largest city in Portugal. The Metropolitan Area has about 1.7 million inhabitants. It is located along the Douro river estuary in northern Portugal. One of Portugal's famous export products is the port wine,...

Azerbaijan - BakuBaku is the capital and largest city of Azerbaijan, as well as the largest city on the Caspian Sea and of the Caucasus region.It is located on the southern shore of the Absheron Peninsula, which projects into the Caspian Sea. The name Baku...

SydneySydney is the most populous city in Australia. It is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. The metropolitan area has a population of about 4.6 million. Sydney's urban area is in a coastal basin, which is bordered by the...

HonoluluHonolulu is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Hawaii. Honolulu has about 340000 inhabitants and is a major financial center of the islands of the Pacific Ocean. In the Hawaiian language, Honolulu means "sheltered...

TorontoToronto is the largest city in Canada. It is located in Southern Ontario on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. It is currently the fifth most populous city in North America with about 2.5 millions inhabitants. The greater metropolitan...

PunePune or Poona is situated on the Deccan plateau at the confluence of the Mula and Mutha rivers. It is situated on the leeward side of the Sahyadri mountain range which forms a barrier from the Arabian sea. It is known for its educational facilities...

JaipurJaipur is the capital and largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Jaipur is also known as Pink City and Paris of India. The city has a population of about 3.1 million. The city is remarkable for the width and regularity of its streets...

CasablancaCasablanca is Morocco's largest city with a population of about 3 million. Casablanca is considered the economic and business center of Morocco, while the political capital city of Morocco is Rabat. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean. The...

JiddahJeddah (Jiddah or Jedda) is a located on the coast of the Red Sea. It is the major city of western Saudi Arabia.It is the largest sea port on the Red Sea with a population of 3.2 million. Jeddah is the gateway to Mecca, Islam's holiest city....

DurbanDurban is the third largest city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town. Durban is the busiest port in South Africa. It is one of the major centres of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and beaches. The municipality...

AbidjanAbidjan is the former official capital of Ivory Coast. Yamoussoukro is the current capital. It is the third-largest French-speaking city in the world with almost 4 million inhabitants. The city stands in the Ébrié Lagoon, on several converging...

BusanBusan, formerly spelled Pusan, is South Korea's second largest metropolis after Seoul with a population of approximately 3.6 million. The city is located on the southeastern-most tip of the Korean peninsula. The most densely built up areas...

Cape TownCape Town (Afrikaans: Kaapstad) is the second-most populous city in South Africa. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is the legislative capital of the country. The city has an estimated population of 3.5 million. Cape Town's land...

Los AngelesLos Angeles, Spanish for The Angels, also known by its initials L.A. is the most populous city in the state of California and the second most populous in the United States with a population of about 4 million. The greater Los Angeles area...

Yokohama-shiYokohama the second largest city in Japan. It lies on Tokyo Bay, south of Tokyo, in the Kantō region of the main island of Honsh. Yokohama's has a population of about 3.7 million is one of the major ports cities in Japan. Yokohama has a...

SuzhouSuzhou, Su-chou, Suchow or Soochow, is a major city located in the southeast of Jiangsu Province in Eastern China. The city is situated on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River and on the shores of Taihu Lake. The city has an urban population...

JohannesburgJohannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa. The city has about 4 million inhabitants and is the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline....

CalcuttaKolkata or Calcutta is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is located on the east bank of the Hooghly river. It is the commercial, cultural, and educational centre of East India. The city had 4.5 million inhabitants however...

SūratSurat previously known as Suryapur is a city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is one of the fastest growing cities in India with a 80% growth in population for several decades. Current population is about 4.5 million. The city is located...

RangoonYangon also known as Rangoon is the former capital of Burma (Myanmar) and the capital of Yangon Region. Rangoon literally means, "End of Strife". The military government has officially relocated the capital to Naypyidaw. Yangon has a population...

AlexandriaAlexandria is the second-largest city of Egypt. It has a population of about 4.1 million. The city is located along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country. Alexandria was founded around a small pharaonic...

ShenyangShenyang or Mukden is the capital and largest city of Liaoning Province in Northeast China. The city was the capital of the Manchu people in the 17th century and is today the biggest city in the Northeast of China. Shenyang is an important...

ChennaiChennai is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal. It is known as the Cultural Capital of South India. The city has about 4.5 Million inhabitants. The city is India's...

ChongqingChongqing is a major city in Southwest China. Chongqing has a significant history and culture and serves as the economic centre of the upstream Yangtze basin. It is the major manufacturing centre and a transportation hub for Southwest China....

Saint PetersburgSaint Petersburg is situated on the middle taiga lowlands along the Neva River at the head of the Gulf of Finland on the Baltic Sea. In 1914 the name of the city was changed to Petrograd, in 1924 to Leningrad and in 1991 back to Saint Petersburg....

AhmedabadThe former city of Karnavati was renamed as Ahmedabad but real name is Ahmed-Aabad. Ahmedabad is located on the banks of the River Sabarmati. Ahmedabad is of the most important cities in the Gujarat region. The city has large populations...

khorramkohKharapu (persian: خرمکوه‎) or khorramkoh is a village in northern iran, in the eastern half of rudbar county in amarlu, 20 kilometers (12 mi) north-east of jirindih, at an altitude of 1,601 meters (5,253 ft) above sea level in the south...

Rio de JaneiroRio de Janeiro, commonly referred to simply as Rio is the second largest city of Brazil with about 6.5 million people within the city proper. The city was the capital of Brazil for nearly two centuries. Rio de Janeiro is the most visited...

LahoreLahore is the capital of the province of Punjab and the second largest city in the country. Lahore is a main cultural centre of Pakistan and one of the most densely populated cities in the world. The population is estimated at 10 million....

Thành phố Hồ Chí MinhHo Chi Minh City, formerly named Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam. Under the name Saigon, it was the capital of the the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955–1975. On 2 July 1976, Saigon merged with the surrounding Gia Định...

HyderābādHyderabad is the capital of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It is located on the banks of the Musi River in the Deccan Plateau in southern India. The city's area is 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) and has a population of anout 7 million....

WuhanWuhan is the capital of Hubei province and the most populous city in Central China. It is located at the east of the Jianghan Plain and the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han rivers. Wuhan is known as "the nine provinces'...

São PauloSão Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere and Americas, and the world's seventh largest city by population. The name of the city honors Saint Paul. People from the city of São Paulo are known as...

TianjinTianjin is a metropolis in northern China and one of the five national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It is the sixth-largest city in China. Tianjin is located along the Hai River. Tianjin is located in Northern China...

GuangzhouGuangzhou known historically as Canton or Kwangchow is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong province. It is located on the Pearl River, about 120 km (75 mi) north-northwest of Hong Kong. Guangzhou is the third largest Chinese city...

DelhiNot to be confused with New Delhi, the capital city of India. Delhi is the second largest metropolis of India after Mumbai. With a population of 16.7 million, the city is the 2nd most populous metropolis in India and 8th most populous metropolis...

ShenzhenShenzhen is a major city in the south of Southern China's Guangdong Province, situated immediately north of Hong Kong. The area became the first and one of the most successful special Economic Zones (SEZs). Before 1979 it was only a small village....

BengaloreBengalore is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located on the Deccan Plateau in the south-eastern part of Karnataka, Bangalore is India's third most populous city. Bangalore is well known as a hub for India's information...

DongguanDongguan is an important industrial city located in the Pearl River Delta, Dongguan borders the provincial capital of Guangzhou to the north and Shenzhen to the south, and the Pearl River to the west. It is also home to the world's largest,...

LagosLagos is a port city and the most populous city in Nigeria. The population of Lagos is about 8 million. Lagos is the second fastest growing city in Africa and the seventh fastest in the world.Lagos is a metropolitan area which originated on...

ShanghaiShanghai is the largest city by population in China and the largest city by population in the world with a population of over 23 Million. Located in the Yangtze River Delta in eastern China, Shanghai sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River...

İstanbulIstanbul is the largest city in Turkey. The city forms the economic, cultural, and historical heart. With a population of 13.5 million the city is at the center of the second-largest metropolitan area in Europe and among the world's largest...

KarachiKarachi is the largest city, main seaport and financial centre of Pakistan. The city district is home to over 21 million people, at a density of nearly 6,000 people per square kilometer. It is one of world's largest cities in terms of population....

MumbaiMumbai previously known as Bombay is the capital city of the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the most populous city in India, and the fourth most populous city in the world. The metropolitan area has population of about 20.5 million. It is...

LyonLyon is a city in east-central France in the Rhône-Alpes region, situated between Paris and Marseille. Lyon is located approximately 470 km (292 mi) from Paris. The residents of the city are called Lyonnais. Lyon is the second largest city...

YekaterinburgYekaterinburg (Russian: Екатеринбу́рг) is a major city in the central part of Russia, the administrative center of Sverdlovsk Oblast. Situated on the eastern side of the Ural mountain range, it is the main industrial and cultural...

LyubimLyubim (Russian: Люби́м) is a town and the administrative center of Lyubimsky District of Yaroslavl Oblast...

Andorra - Andorra la VellaAndorra la Vellais is located high in the east Pyrenees between France and Spain. It is also the name of the parish that surrounds the capital. Andorra la Vella is located at the confluence of two mountain streams, the Valira del Nord and the...

United Arab Emirates - Abu DhabiAbu Dhabi is the capital and the second largest city (after Dubai) of the United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast. The origin of the name "Abu Dhabi" is uncertain....

Afghanistan - KabulKabul is the capital and largest city of Afghanistan. It is also the capital of Kabul Province, located in the eastern section of Afghanistan. The city is situated in a narrow valley, wedged between the Hindu Kush mountains along the Kabul...

Antigua and Barbuda - Saint John’sSt. John's is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, St. John's is the commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of the island of Antigua. St. John's is one of the most developed and cosmopolitan municipalities in the...

Anguilla - The ValleyThe Valley is the capital of Anguilla in the northeastern Caribbean and the main location on the island. ...

Albania - TiranaTirana is the capital and the largest city of Albania. The city is home to many universities and is the center of the political, economical, and cultural life of the country. The city is mostly surrounded by hills, with Dajti Mountain on...

Armenia - YerevanYerevan is the capital and largest city of Armenia. Situated along the Hrazdan River, Yerevan is the administrative, cultural, and industrial center of the country....

Angola - LuandaLuanda is the capital and largest city of Angola. Located next to the Atlantic Ocean, Luanda is both Angola's chief seaport and its administrative center. It is also the capital city of Luanda Province. It is the third largest Portuguese...

Argentina - Buenos AiresBuenos Aires is the second-largest metropolitan area in South America, after São Paulo. It is located on the western shore of the estuary of the Río de la Plata, on the southeastern coast of the South American continent. Buenos Aires is...

American Samoa - Pago PagoThe city is served by Pago Pago International Airport. Tourism, entertainment, food, and tuna canning are the main sources of income.The village is located in Pago Pago Harbor, on the island of Tutuila. ...

Austria - ViennaVienna (Wien) is the largest city of Austria and the cultural, economic, and political center. The city lies in the east of Austria and is close to the borders of the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary. The English name Vienna, the official...

Australia - CanberraCanberra is Australia's largest inland city. Canberra was selected for the location of the nation's capital in 1908 as a compromise between rivals Sydney and Melbourne, Australia's two largest cities....

Aruba - OranjestadOranjestad (Orangetown) is the capital and largest city of Aruba, which is in the Caribbean, north of Venezuela. Oranjestad is located on the southern coast near the western end of the island country. Oranjestad is the historical Dutch capital...

Aland Islands - MariehamnThe Åland Islands form an archipelago in the Baltic Sea and form an autonomous, demilitarised, monolingually Swedish-speaking region of Finland. Åland is an autonomous territory under Finnish sovereignty. Mariehamn is the seat of the Government...

Bosnia and Herzegovina - SarajevoSarajevo largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo is located in the Sarajevo valley of Bosnia, surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and situated along the Miljacka River in the heart of Southeastern Europe and the Balkans. ...

Barbados - BridgetownThe city of Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the nation of Barbados. The Bridgetown port, found along Carlisle Bay lies on the southwestern coast of the island. On 25 June 2011, Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison were added...

Bangladesh - DhakaDhaka, formerly spelled Dacca, is the capital of Bangladesh. Dhaka is a megacity and one of the major cities of South Asia. Located on the banks of the Buriganga River, Dhaka, along with its metropolitan area, had a population of over 16 million. ...

Belgium - BrusselsBrussels,Bruxelles or Brussel is the capital city of Belgium. As headquarters of many European institutions Brussels might also be considered as a capital for the European Union. Brussels has 2 official languages, French and Dutch (Flemish)...

Burkina Faso - OuagadougouOuagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso and the administrative, communications, cultural and economic center of the nation. It is also the country's largest city. The city's name is often shortened to Ouaga. The spelling of the name Ouagadougou...

Bulgaria - SofiaSofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. It is located in western Bulgaria, at the foot of Mount Vitosha. Sofia is the second oldest city in Europe, about 7000 years. The well-preserved town walls date back before the 7th century...

Bahrain - ManamaManama is the capital and largest city of Bahrain. The city is an important trading center in the Persian Gulf and is home to a very diverse population. Bahrain's oil wealth transformed Manama into an important financial hub in the Middle...

Burundi - BujumburaBujumbura is the capital and largest city of Burundi It is located on the northeastern shore of Lake Tanganyika. Bujumbura ships most of the country's export. Since independence in 1962 Bujumbura has been the scene of frequent fighting...

Benin - Porto-NovoPorto-Novo is a port on an inlet of the Gulf of Guinea. It is Benin's second largest city. It is the official capital, but the city of Cotonou is larger and also more important. ...

Saint Barthélemy - GustaviaGustavia is the capital of the island of Saint Barthélemy Saint-Barth or St. Barts. The island is only 24 km2 and has a population of about 2500. It was named for King Gustav III of Sweden. The island was given to Sweden by France in exchange...

Bermuda - HamiltonHamilton is the capital of the British Overseas Territory of Bermuda. Hamilton is on the north side of Hamilton Harbour, and is Bermuda's main port. Bemruda is located off the east coast of the United States,...

Brunei - Bandar Seri BegawanBandar Seri Begawan is the capital and largest city of the Sultanate of Brunei. Seri Begawan was named after the Sultan's late father Omar Ali Saifuddien on 5 October 1970, its original name being Bandar Brunei or Brunei Town. The location of...

Bolivia - SucreSucre is also known as Charcas, La Plata and Chuquisaca. Sucre is Located in the south-central part of the country, Sucre lies at an elevation of 2750m (9,000 ft). ...

Bolivia - La PazLa Paz is also called Nuestra Señora de La Paz which means Our Lady of Peace. La paz is second largest city in the country after Santa Cruz. It is located in the western part of the country at an elevation of roughly 3,650 m (11,975 ft). ...

Brazil - BrasíliaBrasília is the capital city of Brazil. The city is located in the Central-West region of the country, along a plateau known as Planalto Central. Brasilia is the fourth largest city in Brazil. It is listed as a World Heritage Site UNESCO....

Bahamas - NassauNassau is the capital, largest city of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. 70 percent of the entire population of The Bahamas lives in Nassau. Nassau is located on New Providence Island. The tropical climate and natural beauty of the Bahamas...

Bhutan - ThimphuThimphu or Thimpu, is the capital and largest city of Bhutan. It is situated in the western central part of Bhutan. The city is spread out on the west bank of the valley formed by the Wang Chuu, also known as the Thimphu Chuu River....

Botswana - GaboroneGaborone, named after Chief Kgosi Gabarone, is the capital and largest city of Botswana. Gaborone is situated between Kgale and Oodi Hills, on the Notwane River in the southeastern corner of Botswana, and 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) from the South...

Belarus - MinskMinsk is the capital and largest city in Belarus, situated on the Svislach and Niamiha rivers. Minsk is located on the southeastern slope of the Minsk Hills, a region of rolling hills running from the southwest upper reaches of the river Nioman...

Belize - BelmopanBelmopan was constructed just to the east of Belize River, 80 km (50 mi) inland from the former capital, the port of Belize City. After Hurricane Hattie in 1961 which destroyed approximately 75% of the houses and business places in low-lying...

Canada - OttawaOttawa is the capital of Canada. It is the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. The name Ottawa is derived from the Algonquin word adawe, meaning...

Cocos Islands - West IslandThe Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka.The...

Democratic Republic of the Congo - KinshasaKinshasa is the capital and largest city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The city is located on the Congo River. It faces the capital of the neighbouring Republic of Congo, Brazzaville which can be seen in the distance across the...

Central African Republic - BanguiBangui is the capital of and the largest city in the Central African Republic. The majority of the population of the Central African Republic lives in the western parts of the country, near Bangui. Bangui lies on the northern banks of the...

Republic of the Congo - BrazzavilleBrazzaville is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo and is located on the Congo River. Kinshasa Capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lies just across the Congo River. This is the only place in the world where...

Switzerland - BernThe city of Bern or Berne is the capital and the fourth most populous city in Switzerland. The metropolitan area has a population of about 660,000. Bern lies on the Swiss plateau in the Canton of Bern, slightly west of the centre of Switzerland...

Ivory Coast - YamoussoukroThe District of Yamoussoukro is the official political capital and administrative capital city, The the economic capital of the country is Abidjan. ...

Cook Islands - AvaruaAvarua means "Two Harbors" in Māori. It is a town and district in the north of Rarotonga Island. The downtown area is located at sea level, below the towering peaks of Rarotonga....

Chile - SantiagoSantiago, also Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile. It is located in the country's central valley. The city lies in the center of the Santiago Basin, a large bowl-shaped valley consisting of a broad and fertile lands...

Cameroon - YaoundéYaoundé is the capital of Cameroon and the second largest city in the country after the port city Douala. It lies in the center of the nation. ...

China - BeijingBeijing formerly named as Peking. Beijing is the capital of the People's Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. Beijing is China's second largest city by urban population after Shanghai. Few cities in the world...

Colombia - BogotáBogotá, from 1991 to 2000 called Santa Fé de Bogotá, is the capital, and largest city, of Colombia. In terms of land area, Bogotá is the largest city in Colombia, and one of the biggest of Latin America. it is the third-highest capital...

Costa Rica - San JoséSan José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica and is located in the Central Valley. A third of the population lives in the San José Area. The city lies at a mean elevation of 1,161 m above sea level, and has a stable climate throughout...

Cuba - HavanaHavana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city of Cuba. Havana lies on the northern coast of Cuba, south of the Florida Keys, where the Gulf of Mexico joins the Caribbean. The city extends mostly westward and southward from the bay, which...

Cape Verde - PraiaPraia, meaning "beach", both Portuguese and Cape Verdean, is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. It lies on the southern coast of Santiago island in the Sotavento Islands group....

Curacao - WillemstadWillemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The historic centre of the city consists of two quarters: Punda and Otrobanda. They are...

Christmas Island - Flying Fish CoveFlying Fish Cove is the main settlement of Australia's Christmas Island. Many maps simply label it “The Settlement". It was the first British settlement on the island, established in 1888. The cove is named after the survey vessel HMS Flying...

Cyprus - NicosiaNicosia, is the capital and largest city in Cyprus. Nicosia is the only divided capital in the world with the southern and the northern portions divided by a Green Line. It is located near the center of the island, on the banks of the Pedieos...

Czech Republic - PraguePrague or Praha is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava river. It was an important city to the Habsburg Monarchy and its Austro-Hungarian Empire and after World War I...

Germany - BerlinBerlin is the capital city and Germany's largest city. Berlin is located in eastern Germany, approximately 60 km (37 mi) west of the Polish border, in an area of low-lying marshy woodlands with a mainly flat topography, Around one third of...

Djibouti - DjiboutiThe City of Djibouti is the capital and largest city in the Republic of Djibouti, a nation in the Horn of Africa. It lies on a peninsula that separates that basin from the Gulf of Aden. Two thirds of the country's population live in the town....

Denmark - CopenhagenCopenhagen is the capital of Denmark and most populous city of Danmark. With the completion of the transnational Øresund Bridge in 2000, Copenhagen has become the centre of the increasingly integrating Øresund Region. Within this region,...

Dominica - RoseauRoseau is the capital and largest city of Dominica. It is a small and compact urban settlement, located within the Saint George parish and surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, the Roseau River and Morne Bruce. The city of Roseau sits on an alluvial...

Dominican Republic - Santo DomingoSanto Domingo, known officially as Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic. The city is located on the Caribbean Sea, at the mouth of the Ozama River. Santo Domingo is is the largest city in the...

Algeria - AlgiersAlgiers is the capital and largest city of Algeria. It is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea. Also called Alger la Blanche ("Algiers the White") for the glistening white of its buildings as seen rising up from the...

Ecuador - QuitoSan Francisco de Quito, most often called Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador in northwestern South America. It is located in north-central Ecuador in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of Pichincha. The elevation of the...

Estonia - TallinnTallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland 80 km (50 mi) south of Helsinki in Finland. Tallinn's Old Town is on the list of UNESCO...

Egypt - CairoCairo, meaning 'The Vanquisher' or 'The Conqueror', is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa.It is located near the Nile delta and exits for more than 1000 years. Egyptians today often refer to Cairo as Maṣr,...

Western Sahara - El AaiúnEl Aaiún is a city in Western Sahara. It has been administered by Morocco which considers Western Sahara a part of its territory. The Polisario front considers the city its capital. The town is divided in two by the dry river of "Saguia el...

Eritrea - AsmaraAsmara, formerly known as Asmera, meaning "Made them United" is the capital city and largest settlement in Eritrea. The city is located in Eritrea's Maekel Region. It is known for its well preserved colonial Italian modern architecture....

Spain - MadridMadrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The city is located on the Manzanares river in the center of the country. It is the third largest city in the European Union. The metropolitan area has about 6 Million inhabitants. The origin...

Ethiopia - Addis AbabaAddis Ababa is the largest city in Ethiopia. The city is populated by people from different regions of Ethiopia, the country has as many as 80 nationalities speaking 80 languages The city lies at the foot of Mount Entoto. the city rises to...

Finland - HelsinkiHelsinki is the capital and largest city in Finland. It is in the region of Uusimaa, located in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, an arm of the Baltic Sea. The Helsinki Metropolitan Area includes the city of Helsinki and...

Fiji - SuvaSuva is the capital and largest city of Fiji. It is located on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, It is built on a peninsula reaching out into the sea. Suva, along with the bordering cities of Lami, Nasinu, and Nausori have a...

Falkland Islands - StanleyStanley (Port Stanley) is the capital and only city in the Falkland Islands. It is located on the isle of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope. Stanley was occupied by Argentine troops for about ten weeks during the Falklands War in 1982....

Faroe Islands - TórshavnTórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. It is located in the southern part on the east coast of Streymoy. The name of the town means Thor's Harbour. The Faroe Islands are an island group situated between the Norwegian...

France - ParisParis is the capital and largest city of France. It is situated on the river Seine, in northern France, at the heart of the Île-de-France region. Paris was the largest city in the Western world for about 1,000 years. The name Paris derives...

Gabon - LibrevilleLibreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon, in west central Africa. The city is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea. Libreville was named in imitation of Freetown, French for Freetown. Decades after its liberation from...

United Kingdom - LondonLondon is the capital city of the United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the UK, and the largest urban zone in the European Union. Located on the River Thames, its history going back to its founding by the Romans, who named it Londinium....

Georgia - TbilisiTbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River in the Eastern of Georgia. Tbilisi has served, with some intervals, as Georgia's capital for nearly 1500 years....

French Guiana - CayenneCayenne is the capital of French Guiana, an overseas region and department of France located in South America. The city is located on a former island at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the Atlantic coast. Ignored by Spanish explorers, who...

Guernsey - Saint Peter PortSaint Peter Port is the capital of Guernsey as well as the main port. Historically the official language of Guernsey is French. So the city is also called 'Saint Pierre Du Bois'. St. Peter Port is a small town consisting mostly of steep narrow...

Ghana - AccraAccra is the capital and largest city of Ghana, with an urban population of almost 2 million. Old Accra, comprising Jamestown and Usshertown, is also simply referred to by the locals as "Accra". Accra stretches along the Ghanaian Atlantic...

Gibraltar - GibraltarGibraltar is a British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. It has an area of 6.8 square kilometres (2.6 sq mi) and a northern border with Andalusia, Spain. The Rock...

Greenland - NuukNuuk, in Danish: Godthåb which means "good hope" is the capital of Greenland. Located in the Nuup Kangerlua fjord, the city lies on the eastern shore of the Labrador Sea and on the west coast of Sermersooq. Nuuk is one of of the smallest...

Gambia - BanjulBanjul, formerly Bathurst, officially the City of Banjul, is the capital of The Gambia. Banjul is on St Mary's Island (Banjul Island), where the Gambia River enters the Atlantic Ocean. The island is connected to the mainland by ferries and...

Guinea - ConakryConakry is the capital and largest city of Guinea. Conakry is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean. Originally situated on Tombo Island, one of the Îles de Los, it has since spread up the neighboring Kaloum Peninsula. Periodic power and water...

Guadeloupe - Basse-TerreBasse-Terre is the prefecture (Capital city) of Guadeloupe, an overseas region and department of France located in the Lesser Antilles. Basse-Terre is only the second largest city in Guadeloupe behind Pointe-à-Pitre. The city is located in...

Equatorial Guinea - MalaboMalabo is the capital of Equatorial Guinea, located on the northern coast of Bioko Island on the rim of a sunken volcano. it is the second largest city in the country, after Bata in Río Muni on the African mainland. Despite its location...

Greece - AthensAthens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities.The root of the word Athens is probably not Greek, it is possibly a remnant of the Pre-Greek substrate of Attica. Athens...

South Georgia - GrytvikenGrytviken is the principal settlement in the British territory of South Georgia in the South Atlantic. It was so named in 1902 by the Swedish surveyor Johan Gunnar Andersson who found old English try pots used to render seal oil at the site....

Guatemala - Guatemala CityGuatemala City is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala and Central America. The city is located in a mountain valley called Valle de la Ermita in the south central part of the country Guatemala. Four volcanoes are visible...

Guam - HagåtñaHagåtña formerly English Agana and in Spanish Agaña, is the capital of the United States territory of Guam. It is the island's second smallest village in both area and population. Hagåtña is located at the mouth of the Hagåtña River...

Guinea-Bissau - BissauBissau is the largest and capital city of Guinea-Bissau.The city is located on the Geba River estuary near the Atlantic Ocean. Poverty and lack of development is widespread....

Guyana - GeorgetownGeorgetown is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River. it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean. ...

Hong Kong - Hong KongHong Kong is one of two Special Administrative Regions of the People's Republic of China, the other being Macau. Situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Hong Kong is one of the most densely...

Honduras - TegucigalpaTegucigalpa is the capital of Honduras. It is located in the southern-central highland region of Honduras and is situated in a valley surrounded by mountains. Tegucigalpa and sister city Comayagüela are physically separated by the Choluteca...

Croatia - ZagrebZagreb is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. It is in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Its geographic position in the southwestern part of the...

Haiti - Port-au-PrincePort-au-Prince is the capital and largest city of Haiti and lies on the Gulf of Gonâve. The bay on which the city lies acts as a natural harbor. About half the population of Haiti lives in the metropolitan area around Port-au-Prince. Port-au-Princ...

Hungary - BudapestBudapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary. The name "Budapest" is the composition of the city names "Buda" and "Pest". Budapest lies in central Hungary. The Danube river separates the city in two parts. Budapest is the largest...

Indonesia - JakartaJakarta, officially known as the Special Capital Territory of Jakarta is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. Located on the northwest coast of Java it is the largest city in Southeast Asia. Its name is derived from the word "Jayakarta"...

Ireland - DublinDublin is the capital and most populous city of Ireland. The English name for the city is derived from the Irish name Dubhlinn, meaning "black pool". Dublin is situated near the midpoint of Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey....

Israel - JerusalemJerusalem is the capital of Israel, though not internationally recognized as such. |It's oldest cities in the world. It is located in the Judean Mountains, between the Mediterranean Sea and the northern edge of the Dead Sea. Jerusalem is...

Isle of Man - DouglasDouglas is the capital and largest town of the Isle of Man in the Irish sea. It is located at the mouth of the River Douglas. The River Douglas forms part of the town's harbour and main commercial port. Douglas is situated on the east of the...

India - New DelhiNew Delhi is the capital city of India. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and has a total population of about 14 million residents. The city is located in the Indo-Gangetic Plain, west of the Yamuna river,. The definition...

Iraq - BaghdadBaghdad is the capital of Republic of Iraq. The city is located along the Tigris River. The name is a Middle Persian compound of Bag (god) plus Dad (given), meaning God's gift. The Tigris splits Baghdad in half, with the eastern half being...

Iran - TehrānTehran, also spelled Teheran, is the capital and largest city of Iran with over 8 million inhabitants. Tehran historically was known as Ray. The origin of the name Tehran is unknown. Tehran is located at between the base of the Alborz mountain...

Iceland - ReykjavíkReykjavík is the world's northernmost capital. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói Bay. The Reykjavík area coastline is characterized by peninsulas, coves, straits, and islands. The city of Reykjavík...

Italy - RomaRome or Roma is the capital, largest and most populated city of Italy. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy. Rome's history spans two and a half thousand...

Jersey - Saint HelierSaint Helier is one of the twelve parishes of Jersey, the largest of the Channel Islands in the English Channel. It is the capital of the Island. Saint Helier is named for Helier (or Helerius), a 6th century ascetic hermit. The medieval hagiographi...

Jamaica - KingstonKingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island. The city proper is bounded by Six Miles to the west, Stony Hill to the north, Papine to the northeast and Harbour View to the east. Two parts...

Jordan - AmmanAmman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. It is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Amman is situated in a hilly area of north-western Jordan. The city spans over an area of nineteen hills each known as a Jabal...

Japan - TokyoTokyo is the capital of Japan, the center of the Greater Tokyo Area, and the largest metropolitan area of the world. Tokyo is in the Kantō region on the southeastern side of the main island Honshu and includes the Izu Islands and Ogasawara...

Kenya - NairobiNairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name comes from a Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to "cold water". a Maasai name of the Nairobi river. Nairobi is situated between the cities of Kampala and Mombasa. As Nairobi...

Kyrgyzstan - BishkekBishkek, formerly Pishpek and Frunze, is the capital and the largest city of Kyrgyzstan. The name comes from a Kyrgyz word for a churn used to make fermented mare's milk (kumis), the Kyrgyz national drink. Bishkek is situated just off the...

Cambodia - Phnom PenhPhnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. Located on the banks of the Mekong River, Phnom Penh has been the national capital since the French colonized Cambodia. Once known as the “Pearl of Asia”, it was considered one of...

Kiribati - TarawaTarawa is an atoll in the central Pacific Ocean. It is the location of the capital of the Republic of Kiribati, South Tarawa. Tarawa consists of around 24 larger islets, of which at least eight are inhabited. The island is best known by the...

Comoros - MoroniMoroni is the largest city and capital of the Comoros islands. The city is located on the western coast of Grande Comore (also known as N'gazidja) island. Moroni translates as "in the heart of the fire" becuase of the nearby active vulcano...

Saint Kitts and Nevis - BasseterreBasseterre is the capital of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. It is located on the south western coast of Saint Kitts Island. The city lies within a valley, almost completely surrounded by green hills and mountains....

North Korea - PyongyangPyongyang is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Pyongyang means "Flat Land". The city is located on the Taedong River and has about 3.5 million inhabitants. Satellite images of North Korea reveal that Pyongyang is virtually...

South Korea - SeoulSeoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. It is a megacity with a population of over 10 million. Located in the Han River in the northwest of South Korea. Seoul has been a major settlement for over 2,000 years. Seoul proper...

Kuwait - Kuwait CityKuwait City is the capital of Kuwait located at the heart of the country on the shore of the Persian Gulf. Kuwait City has an arid climate, with very hot summers, little rainfall and dust storms. The name Kuwait is derived from the ākwā, meaning...

Cayman Islands - George TownGeorge Town, Grand Cayman, is the capital of the Cayman Islands in the British West Indies. George Town is the heart of the financial industry, there are about 600 Bank and Trust companies in the Cayman Islands. George Town's famous Seven...

Kazakhstan - AstanaAstana is the capital and second largest city, after Almaty, of Kazakhstan. It is located in the north-central portion of Kazakhstan, within Akmola Province. The word Astana in Kazakh literally means Capital. In old Persian it can be translated...

Laos - VientianeVientiane is the capital and largest city of Laos.Vientiane is situated on a bend of the Mekong river, which forms the border with Thailand at this point. The name of the city is believed to mean "city of the moon". The estimated population...

Lebanon - BeirutBeirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. It is located on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon's Mediterranean coast, it serves as the country's largest and main seaport. Beirut's history goes back more than 5000 years. The name...

Saint Lucia - CastriesCastries is the capital city of Saint Lucia in the Caribbean. Castries is located in a flood gut and is actually built on reclaimed land. It has a population of about 10.000. Castries was founded by the French. If was named after marquis de...

Liechtenstein - VaduzVaduz is the capital of the principality of Liechtenstein. The largest town is neighbouring Schaan which has a larger population. The town is located along the Rhine and has about 6000 inhabitants. The most prominent landmark of Vaduz is...

Sri Lanka - ColomboColombo is the largest city of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, the capital of Sri Lanka. Colombo is often referred to as the capital of the country, since the capital is a...

Liberia - MonroviaMonrovia is the capital city of the West African nation of Liberia, it is located on the Atlantic Coast at Cape Mesurado. Founded in 1822, Monrovia is named in honor of U.S. President James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization...

Lesotho - MaseruMaseru is the capital of Lesotho. It is located on the Caledon River, bordering South Africa. The city was established as a police camp and assigned as the capital after the country became a British protectorate in 1869. When the country achieved...

Lithuania - VilniusVilnius is the capital and largest city of Lithuania. Vilnius is situated in southeastern Lithuania at the confluence of the Vilnia and Neris Rivers.The name of the city originated from the Vilnia River. In 1991 Lithuania became independent...

Luxembourg - LuxembourgThe city of Luxembourg is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is located at the confluence of the Alzette and Pétrusse Rivers in southern Luxembourg. Luxembourg City lies at the heart of Western Europe. Luxembourg was ranked...

Latvia - RigaRiga is the capital city of Latvia. Riga is the largest city of the Baltic states and home to more than one third of Latvia's population. Riga is located at the river Daugava which ends in the The Gulf of Riga. Riga has the largest concentration...

Libya - TripoliTripoli is the capital and largest city in Libya. Tripoli is a Greek name that means "Three Cities". The city is also called "The Mermaid of the Mediterranean" describing its turquoise waters and its whitewashed buildings. Tripoli lies in...

Morocco - RabatRabat is the capital and third largest city of Morocco. Rabat means "Fortified Place". The city is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the mouth of the river Bou Regreg. On the facing shore of the river lies Salé, the city's main commuter town....

Monaco - MonacoMonaco is a sovereign city state located on the French Riviera at the Mediterranean Sea bordered by France. As a city sate Monaco is the second smallest and the most densely populated country in the world. Monaco has a land border of just...

Moldova - ChişinăuChişinău is the capital and largest city of Moldova. It is located in the middle of the country on the river Bîc. The English name for the city is "Kishinev". The city has about 750.000 inhabitants. In 1991 Moldova became independent from...

Montenegro - PodgoricaPodgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Podgorica can be translated as "under the small hill". It is located at the confluence of the Ribnica and Morača rivers. Podgorica is located in central Montenegro. The area is crossed...

Saint Martin - MarigotMarigot is the main town and capital on the French side of the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. It has about 6000 inhabitants. The 87 km2 island is divided between France and The Netherlands Marigot was made capital during the reign of...

Madagascar - AntananarivoAntananarivo is the capital and largest city in Madagascar. It is also known by its French colonial shorthand form : Tana. It is situated in the center of the island built on the summit and slopes of a long and narrow rocky ridge. Unlike...

Marshall Islands - MajuroMajuro, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Majuro is a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean, and forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands. The atoll itself...

Macedonia - SkopjeSkopje is the capital and largest city of Macedonia. About a third of the total population lives in Skopje. It is located in the northern Macedonia. Skopje is located on the upper course of the Vardar River and is located on a major north-south...

Mali - BamakoBamako is the capital and largest city of Mali, with a population of 2 million. it is the sixth fastest growing city in the world. The population growth has been staggering. It is located on the Niger River, near the rapids that divide the...

Myanmar - Nay Pyi TawNaypyidaw (officially spelled Nay Pyi Taw) is the capital city of Burma, also known as Myanmar. Nay Pyi Daw can be translated as "royal capital" or "seat of the king". In 2005 the capital was moved from Yangon (Rangoon) to the new location....

Mongolia - UlaanbaatarUlan Bator is the capital and the largest city of Mongolia. Ulan Bator means "Red Hero". It is located in north central Mongolia in a valley on the Tuul River at the foot of the mountain Bogd Khan Uul. Ulan Bator is noted for its isolation. The...

Macao - MacauMacau is one of the two special administrative regions of the People's Republic of China. (Hong Kong is the other.) Macau lies on the western side of the Pearl River Delta across from Hong-Kong. Macau is a former Portuguese colony. The territory's...

Martinique - Fort-de-FranceFort-de-France is the capital of France's Caribbean overseas department of Martinique. lt lies on Martinique's west coast at the northern entrance to the large Fort-de-France Bay, at the mouth of the Madame River. The city is over-shadowed...

Mauritania - NouakchottNouakchott is the capital and the largest city of Mauritania. It is also one of the largest cities in the Sahara. Nouakchott translated from Berber means "The place of the winds". The population is estimated to be above 2 million. It is located...

Montserrat - PlymouthPlymouth is the capital of Montserrat, an overseas territory of the United Kingdom located in the Leeward Island chain of the Lesser Antilles. The town was overwhelmed by volcanic eruptions starting in the 1990s and was abandoned. The destruction...

Malta - VallettaValletta is the capital of Malta also known as Il-Belt (The City). It is located in the central-eastern portion of the island of Malta. The name "Valletta" is derived from Jean Parisot de la Valette who successfully defended the island...

Mauritius - Port LouisPort Louis is the capital of Mauritius. Port Louis borders the Indian Ocean and has the biggest harbor on the island. Mauritius is an island nation off the southeast coast of the African continent in the southwest Indian Ocean. The majority...

Maldives - MaleMalé is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. It is located at the southern edge of North Malé Atoll. The city was also called Mahal. Three more islands are part of the city. The central island is heavily urbanized,...

Malawi - LilongweLilongwe is the capital and largest city of Malawi. It lies in the country's central region on the Lilongwe River near the border of Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia. Between November and April it is muddy, humid, and hot. Lilongwe is a hot-spot...

Mexico - Mexico CityMexico City is the capital of Mexico. It is located in the Valley of Mexico, a large valley in the high plateaus at the center of Mexico, at an altitude of 2,240 metres (7,350 ft), also called the Basin of Mexico. The Mexico City metropolitan...

Malaysia - Kuala LumpurKuala Lumpur is the capital and most populous city in Malaysia. Greater Kuala Lumpur, also known as the Klang Valley, is an urban agglomeration with a population of about 7 million. Kuala Lumpur has its origins in the 1850s. where miners where...

Mozambique - MaputoMaputo is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. It is known as the City of Acacias in reference to acacia trees commonly found along its avenues. Maputo has a population of about 2 million. It is estimated that 80% of the city's population...

Namibia - WindhoekWindhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area. Windhoek comes from the Afrikaans word Wind-Hoek (wind corner). Windhoek is the social, economic, and...

New Caledonia - NouméaNouméa is the capital city of the French territory of New Caledonia n the south-west Pacific Ocean. Nouméa is situated on a peninsula in the south of the main island, Grande Terre. The city has an unique mix of New Caledonia's, French and...

Niger - NiameyNiamey is the capital and largest city of Niger. It lies primarily on the east bank on the Niger River. The metropolitan area lies on top of two plateaus split by the river. Niamey is remarkably hot throughout the year with average temperatures...

Norfolk Island - KingstonKingston is the capital of the Australian South Pacific Territory of Norfolk Island. Kingston is located on the east-west aligned Kingston Plain which rises from the coast. The town was founded in 1788 by Lieutenant Philip Gidley King and...

Nigeria - AbujaAbuja is the capital city and is located in the center of Nigeria. Abuja is a planned city and was built mainly in the 1980s. It replaces Lagos, which is the country's most populous city. Abuja's geography is defined by Aso Rock, a 400-metre...

Nicaragua - ManaguaManagua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua. The name Managua originates from the term Mana-ahuac, which translates to "adjacent to the water". Managua is located on the southern shores of Lake Managua (Lake Xolotlán). Managua features...

Netherlands - AmsterdamAmsterdam is the largest city and the capital of the Netherlands. The city is located in the west of the country near the north sea. Amsterdam's name is derived from Amstelredamme, a dam in the river Amstel. The river Amstel terminates in...

Norway - OsloOslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. Oslo occupies an arc of land at the northernmost end of the Oslofjord. In all other directions Oslo is surrounded by green hills and mountains. There are 40 islands within the city limits,...

Nepal - KathmanduKathmandu is the capital and the largest city of Nepal. The city is the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley in the Himalayas, which contains two sister cities: Lalitpur and Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon) The city of Kathmandu is named after a structure...

Niue - AlofiAlofi is the capital city of the Pacific Ocean nation of Niue. With a population of less than 1000 Alofi is the smallest national capital city in terms of population. Alofi is located at the centre of Alofi Bay on the west coast of the island,...

New Zealand - WellingtonWellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand after Auckland. It is located at the southwestern tip of the North Island. Wellington was named after Arthur Wellesley, the first Duke of Wellington and victor...

Oman - MuscatMuscat is the capital and largest city of Oman. The city lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman where the rocky Western Al Hajar Mountains dominate the landscape. The origin of the word Muscat is disputed with several explanations....

Panama - PanamáPanama City is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Panama. It is located at the Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal. Panama City has a dense skyline of highrise buildings and it is surrounded by tropical rainforest. Panama was...

Peru - LimaLima is the capital and the largest city of Peru. Lima is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers on the pacific ocean. The valley was known as Limaq which means "talker" The word "Lima" originated as the Spanish...

French Polynesia - PapeetePapeete is the capital of French Polynesia, a collectivity of France in the Pacific Ocean. Papeete is located on the island of Tahiti and is part of the Windward islands. The Windward islands (French: Îles du Vent) include the atol Moruroa...

Papua New Guinea - Port MoresbyPort Moresby or Pot Mosbi is the capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea. . It is located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua, on the southeastern coast of the island of New Guinea. The location where the city was founded has been inhabited...

Philippines - ManilaManila is the capital of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities forming Metropolitian area Manila. Manila is the second most populous city in the Philippines, behind its neighbor, Quezon City. Manila is located on the eastern shores...

Pakistan - IslamabadIslamabad is the capital of Pakistan and the tenth largest city in Pakistan. Islamabad is located in the Pothohar Plateau at the foot of the Margalla Hills in the northern part of the country. The city was built during the 1960s to replace...

Poland - WarsawWarsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River. Warsaw lies in east-central Poland about 300 km (190 mi) from the Carpathian Mountains and about 260 km (160 mi) from the Baltic Sea. Warsaw means "belonging...

Saint Pierre and Miquelon - Saint-PierreSaint Pierre and Miquelon is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic ocean near Canada. The islands are situated at the entrance of Fortune Bay, which extends into the southern coast...

Pitcairn - AdamstownAdamstown is the only settlement and so the capital of the Pitcairn Islands. It is located on the central-north side of the island of Pitcairn, facing the Pacific Ocean and close to the Bounty Bay, the only seaport of the island. It has a...

Puerto Rico - San JuanSan Juan is the capital and most populous city in Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States. San Juan was first called Puerto Rico which means "Rich Port City". San Juan is located along the north-eastern coast of Puerto...

Palestinian Territory - East JerusalemEast Jerusalem was (re)annexed by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War. It includes Jerusalem's Old City and some of the holiest sites of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. East Jerusalem is the proclaimed capital of the proposed Palestine although...

Portugal - LisbonLisbon or Lisboa is the capital city and largest city of Portugal. It lies in the western Iberian Peninsula on the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. 27% (approx. 2.8 million) of the country's population live in the Lisbon metropolitan...

Palau - NgerulmudNgerulmud is a settlement in the State of Melekeok. The offices of the government of Palau are located here. The official capital is Melekeok. In October 2006, government officials moved their offices from the former capital of Koror to Ngerulmud....

Paraguay - AsunciónAsunción is the capital and largest city of Paraguay. Asunción is one of the oldest cities in South America and the longest continually inhabited area in the River Plate Basin, Therefore it is also calles the "Mother of Cities". The population...

Qatar - DohaDoha is the capital city of Qatar. Doha is located on the Persian Gulf. Doha is Qatar's largest city with over 60% of the nation's population living in Doha and its surroundings. The majority of residents are expatriates, with Qatari nationals...

Reunion - Saint-DenisSaint-Denis is the capital of the French overseas region and department of Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Saint-Denis is the most populous commune in the French overseas departments. The urban area of Saint-Denis has about 160.000 inhabitants. It...

Romania - Bucharest Bucharest (Bucureşti) is the capital and largest city in Romania. It is located in the southeast of the country and lies on the banks of the Dâmbovița river which flows into the Argeș river. Bucharest is the most prosperous city in Romania....

Serbia - BelgradeBelgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. The city is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers and is a crossroad between the West and the Orient. Belgrade translates to "white city", from the white stones from which...

Russia - MoscowMoscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia. Moscow is the northernmost megacity on Earth. The Moscow area has about 11 million inhabitants. Moscow is situated on the Moskva River in the Central Federal District of European Russia....

Rwanda - KigaliKigali is the capital and largest city of Rwanda. It is located in the centre of the country. The city is built in hilly country, sprawling across about four ridges and the valleys in between. Kigali has about 1 million inhabitants. Kigali...

Saudi Arabia - RiyadhRiyadh is the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia. It is situated in the center of the Arabian Peninsula in the region Najd and Al-Yamama. The Riyadh area has about 7 million inhabitants. Riyadh is one of the richest cities in the Middle...

Solomon Islands - HoniaraHoniara is the capital of the Solomon Islands. The name Honiara derives from "nagho ni ara" which translates as "facing the south-east wind". Honiara is located on the northern coast of the island of Guadalcana and has about 50.000 inhabitants. H...

Seychelles - VictoriaVictoria is the capital city of the Seychelles and is situated on the north-eastern side of Mahé island, the archipelago's main island. The Seychelles are spanning an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean. The Mahé island is lying...

Sudan - KhartoumKhartoum is the capital and second largest city of Sudan. It is located at the confluence of the White Nile flowing north from Lake Victoria and the Blue Nile. Divided by the Niles, Khartoum is a tripartite metropolis with an estimated overall...

Sweden - StockholmStockholm is the capital and the largest city of Sweden and is the most populated urban area in Scandinavia with about 1.4 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area. It is located on 14 islands on the south-central east coast of Sweden...

Singapore - SingaporeSingapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a Southeast Asian city-state off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It is an island country made up of 63 islands. Singapore is highly urbanised but almost half of the country is covered...

Saint Helena - JamestownJamestown is the capital of the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is located on the island's north-western coast. Jamestown was founded in 1659 by the English East India Company and named after James, Duke of York. The...

Slovenia - LjubljanaLjubljana is the capital of Slovenia. It is located in the centre of the country in the Ljubljana Basin between the Alps and the Karst moutains. It is the only Slovenian large town and has about 275.000 inhabitants. The city centre is located...

Svalbard and Jan Mayen - LongyearbyenSvalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic, constituting the northernmost part of Norway. It is located north of mainland Europe, midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. Spitsbergen is the largest island. Longyearbyen is the admibistartive...

Slovakia - BratislavaBratislava is the capital and largest city of Slovakia. It has a population of about 460,000. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia on both banks of the Danube River. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders...

Sierra Leone - FreetownFreetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone. It is located in the Western Area of Sierra Leone. The area had been a slave market, was first settled in 1787 by 400 formerly enslaved Black Britons sent from London, England. The...

San Marino - San MarinoSan Marino is situated on the Italian Peninsula on the eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. It is an enclave surrounded by Italy near the Adriatic Sea. Although San Marino is the capital, most of the businesses are in Borgo Maggiore. San...

Senegal - DakarDakar is the capital city and largest city of Senegal. It is located on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast. The position on the west African coast made the city to a major regional trading point. The metropolitan area has about 2.5...

Somalia - MogadishuMogadishu is the capital and largest city of Somalia. Mogadishu means literally "The Seat of the Shah". It is located in the coastal Benadir region on the Indian Ocean. The Shebelle River comes within 30 kilometers (19 mi) of the Indian...

Suriname - ParamariboParamaribo is the capital and largest city of Suriname, located on banks of the Suriname River about 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) inland from the Atlantic Ocean. Paramaribo has a population of roughly 250,000 people, Paramaribo has a diverse ethnic...

Sao Tome and Principe - São ToméSao Tome is a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Central Africa. It consists of two archipelagos around the two main islands: São Tomé and Príncipe. With a population of about 160.000,...

El Salvador - San SalvadorSan Salvador, in English 'Holy Saviour' is the capital city of El Salvador. It is located in the Salvadoran highlands, surrounded by volcanoes and prone to earthquakes. San Salvador is nicknamed 'San Sivar' by Salvadorans.The City is situated...

Sint Maarten - PhilipsburgSint Maarten is a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Philipsburg is the main town and capital of the country of Sint Maarten, on a narrow stretch of land between Great Bay and the Great Salt Pond. Famous for its close-proximity...

Syria - DamascusDamascus is the capital and the second largest city of Syria. Locally also known as Al-Sham. It is located in southwestern Syria, embedded on the eastern foothills of the Anti-Lebanon mountain range 80 kilometres (50 mi) inland from the eastern...

Swaziland - MbabaneMbabane is the capital and largest city of Swaziland. It is located on the Mbabane River and its tributary the Polinjane River in the Mdimba Mountains. It is located in the district of Hhohho...

Turks and Caicos Islands - Cockburn TownCockburn Town is the capital city of the Turks and Caicos Islands. It is located on the largest island in the Turks Islands archipelago, Grand Turk Island. The Islands are a British Overseas Territory consisting of two groups of tropical islands...

French Southern Territories - Port-aux-FrançaisPort-aux-Français is the capital settlement of the Kerguelen Islands, French territory in the south Indian Ocean.It has about 60 inhabitants in winter, which can rise to more than 120 in summer. ...

Togo - LoméLomé is the capital and largest city of Togo. It is located on the Gulf of Guinea. Lomé is trapped between a lagoon in the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. It is located 200 km from Accra and 150 km from Cotonou. Lomé has about...

Thailand - BangkokBangkok is the capital city of and largest urban area in Thailand. It is known in Thai as "Krung Thep""meaning City of angels. The Chao Phraya River is Bangkok's main geographical feature. It cuts the city into the areas Thon Buri and Krung...

Tajikistan - DushanbeDushanbe is the capital and largest city of Tajikistan. Dushanbe means "Monday" in Tajik. The city grew on a location that originally was a popular Monday marketplace. It is located at the confluence of two rivers, Varzob and Kofarnihon....

East Timor - DiliDili is the capital and largest city of East Timor. Dili lies on the northern coast of Timor island, the easternmost of the Lesser Sunda Islands. Dili is a melting pot of the different ethnic groups of East Timor, due partly to the internal...

Turkmenistan - AshgabatAshgabat or Ashkhabad is the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan. In Persian it means: "City of Love". It is located between the Kara Kum desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range. Ashgabat is a young city established by Russian officers...

Tunisia - TunisTunis is the capital and largest city of Tunesia. It is located in north-eastern Tunisia on the Lake of Tunis, and is connected to the Mediterranean sea's Gulf of Tunis by a canal. Tunis means "camp at night" or "stop". used by the Romans....

Tonga - Nuku‘alofaNukuʻalofa is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southern most island group of Tonga. It has a population of about 25.000. Tonga is a sovereign state and an archipelago...

Turkey - AnkaraAnkara is the capital of Turkey and the country's second largest city after Istanbul. It is located in Anatolia in the centre of the country. Until 1930 it was called Angora. The Ankara metropolitan area has a population of about 4.4 million....

Trinidad and Tobago - Port-of-SpainPort of Spain is the capital of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest municipality, after San Fernando and Chaguanas. It is located on the Gulf of Paria, on the northwest coast of the island of Trinidad between...

Tuvalu - FunafutiFunafuti is an atoll that forms the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu. It has a population of about 4500, making it the most populated atoll in the country. It is a narrow sweep of land between 20 and 400 metres wide, encircling a large...

Taiwan - TaipeiTaipei is the capital of Taiwan. Situated at the northern tip of the island of Taiwan. Taipei is located on the Tamsui River. It lies in two narrow valleys of the Keelung and Xindian rivers, which join to form the Tamsui River. New Taipei...

Tanzania - DodomaDodoma is the national capital of Tanzania. Dodoma means "It has sunk". Many government offices remain in the previous national capital, Dar es Salaam, which remains the commercial capital. It is located in the centre of the country, the town...

Ukraine - KievKiev is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country. It is located on both sides of the Dnieper River, which flows south through the city towards the Black Sea. The name Kiev is said to derive...

Uganda - KampalaKampala is the largest city and capital of Uganda. It has a population of 1.6 million. The southern part of the Uganda includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, which is also shared by Kenya and Tanzania. The official languages are...

United States - Washington, D. C.Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States. It lies on the Potomac River and its tributaries the Anacostia River and Rock Creek. The city is surrounded by the states of Maryland and Virginia. Washington is a federal district and...

Uruguay - MontevideoMontevideo is the largest city and the capital of Uruguay. The city has a population of about 1.5 million, about half the population of Uruguay. it is situated in the southern coast of the country on the northeastern bank of the Río de...

Uzbekistan - TashkentTashkent is the capital of Uzbekistan. Tashkent means "Stone city" The population is about 4 million. Tashkent lies on the Chirchik River, near the foothills of the West Tian Shan Mountains. In 1966 the city was destroyed by a huge earthquake....

Vatican - Vatican CityVatican City is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome. It has an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres) and a population of just over 800. This makes Vatican City the...

St. Vincent and the Grenadines - KingstownKingstown is the chief port of Saint Vincent and the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The city lies within the parish of Saint George in the south-west corner of Saint Vincent. The city has about 25.000 inhabitants. The city port...

Venezuela - CaracasCaracas is the capital and largest city of Venezuela. Caracas is located in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range. The valley is close to the Caribbean Sea,...

British Virgin Islands - Road TownRoad Town, located on Tortola, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast. The name is derived from the nautical term "the roads", a place less...

U.S. Virgin Islands - Charlotte AmalieCharlotte Amalie is the capital and largest city of the U.S. Virgin Islands. It is located on the island of Saint Thomas. The city is named after Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel queen consort to King Christian V of Denmark. About 1.5 million...

Vietnam - HanoiHanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city after Ho Chi Minh City(Saigon). It is located on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi has many lakes and it is sometimes called "city of lakes". Hanoi is considered one...

Vanuatu - Port-VilaPort-Vila is the capital and largest city of Vanuatu. It is located the south coast of the island of Efate in the South Pacific Ocean The area occupied by Port Vila has been inhabited by Melanesian people for thousands of years, It is the...

Wallis and Futuna - Mata-UtuMata-Utu is the capital of the Wallis and Futuna Territory. It is located on the island of Wallis. Wallis and Futuna is a French island territory in the South Pacific between Tuvalu and Rotuma of Fiji . It has about 15,000. inhabitants. The...

Samoa - ApiaApia is the capital and the largest city of Samoa. The city is located on the central north coast of Upolu. Apia is situated on a natural harbour at the mouth of the Vaisigano River. It is on a narrow coastal plain with Mount Vaea to its south....

Kosovo - PristinaPristina is the capital and largest city of Kosovo.Pristina lies in the north-eastern part of Kosovo close to the Goljak mountains. From the city you can see the Šar Mountains south of Kosovo. The city has a majority Albanian population....

Yemen - SanaaSanaa is the capital of Yemen. Sana'a is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It is also one of the highest capital cities in the world. (2,300 metres, 7,500 ft) Sanaa has a population of about 1.8 million. Due to its high elevation,...

Mayotte - MamoudzouMamoudzou is the capital of the French overseas region and department of Mayotte in the Indian Ocean. It is located on Grande-Terre (or Mahoré), the main island of Mayotte.The island is located in the Mozambique Channel, between northern...

South Africa - PretoriaPretoria is a city located approximately 50 km (31 mi) north of Johannesburg in the north-east of South Africa. It is the national capital city. Pretoria itself is sometimes referred to as "Tshwane". It is also known as The Jacaranda City...

Zambia - LusakaLusaka is the capital and largest city of Zambia. It is located in the southern part of the central plateau at an elevation of about 1,300 metres (4,265 feet). It has a population of about 1.7 million. Lusaka was the site of a village named...

Zimbabwe - HarareHarare is the largest city and capital of Zimbabwe and has an estimated population of 1.7 million. Before 1982 the city was known as Salisbury. Harare was voted the toughest city to live in and was described as a "sunshine city-turned-sewage...

New YorkNew York started as a dutch trading post in 1624 and was named New Amsterdam. In 1664 it came under British control and was renamed New York. The City consists of 5 boroughs, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. It is...