All Countries in the World and Their Capitals


Capital is either the most important city of a country, a state (or province),  or even the most essential town of a city (or county). In general, it’s the administrative center of local government. For example, London is the capital city of United Kingdom, while Austin is the capital city of Texas (one of the 50 U.S. states).

Washington DC, Capital of United States

In the table below, please see an alphabetical list of all independent nations and their capitals as well as the regions where each country is located:

Moscow, Russia

 

# Flag Nation Population Capital Region
1 Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan 38,928,357 Kabul Southern Asia
2 Albania Flag Albania 2,877,808 Tirana Southern Europe
3 Algeria Flag Algeria 43,851,055 Algiers Northern Africa
4 Andorra Flag Andorra 77,276 Andorra Southern Europe
5 Angola Flag Angola 32,866,283 Luanda Central Africa
6 Antigua and Barbuda Flag Antigua and Barbuda 97,940 Saint John’s North America
7 Argentina Flag Argentina 45,195,785 Buenos Aires South America
8 Armenia Flag Armenia 2,963,254 Yerevan Western Asia
9 Australia Flag Australia 25,499,895 Canberra Australasia
10 Austria Flag Austria 9,006,409 Vienna Western Europe
11 Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan 10,139,188 Baku Western Asia
12 Bahamas Flag Bahamas 393,255 Nassau North America
13 Bahrain Flag Bahrain 1,701,586 Manama Western Asia
14 Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh 164,689,394 Dhaka Southern Asia
15 Barbados Flag Barbados 287,386 Bridgetown North America
16 Belarus Flag Belarus 9,449,334 Minsk Eastern Europe
17 Belgium Flag Belgium 11,589,634 Brussels Western Europe
18 Belize Flag Belize 397,639 Belmopan North America
19 Benin Flag Benin 12,123,211 Porto-Novo Western Africa
20 Bhutan Flag Bhutan 771,619 Thimphu Southern Asia
21 Bolivia Flag Bolivia 11,673,032 Sucre South America
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina Flag Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,280,830 Sarajevo Southern Europe
23 Botswana Flag Botswana 2,351,638 Gaborone Southern Africa
24 Brazil Flag Brazil 212,559,428 Brasilia South America
25 Brunei Flag Brunei 437,490 Bandar Seri Begawan Southeastern Asia
26 Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria 6,948,456 Sofia Eastern Europe
27 Burkina Faso Flag Burkina Faso 20,903,284 Ouagadougou Western Africa
28 Burma Flag Burma 54,409,811 Naypyidaw Southeastern Asia
29 Burundi Flag Burundi 11,890,795 Gitega Eastern Africa
30 Cambodia Flag Cambodia 16,718,976 Phnom Penh Southeastern Asia
31 Cameroon Flag Cameroon 26,545,874 Yaounde Central Africa
32 Canada Flag Canada 37,742,165 Ottawa North America
33 Cape Verde Flag Cape Verde 555,998 Praia Western Africa
34 Central African Republic Flag Central African Republic 4,829,778 Bangui Central Africa
35 Chad Flag Chad 16,425,875 N’Djamena Central Africa
36 Chile Flag Chile 19,116,212 Santiago South America
37 China Flag China 1,439,323,787 Beijing Eastern Asia
38 Colombia Flag Colombia 50,882,902 Bogota South America
39 Comoros Flag Comoros 869,612 Moroni Eastern Africa
40 Costa Rica Flag Costa Rica 5,094,129 San Jose North America
41 Ivory Coast Flag Côte d’Ivoire 26,378,285 Yamoussoukro Western Africa
42 Croatia Flag Croatia 4,105,278 Zagreb Southern Europe
43 Cuba Flag Cuba 11,326,627 Havana North America
44 Cyprus Flag Cyprus 1,207,370 Nicosia Western Asia
45 Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic 10,708,992 Prague Eastern Europe
46 Democratic Republic of the Congo Flag Democratic Republic of the Congo 89,561,414 Kinshasa Central Africa
47 Denmark Flag Denmark 5,792,213 Copenhagen Northern Europe
48 Djibouti Flag Djibouti 988,011 Djibouti Eastern Africa
49 Dominica Flag Dominica 71,997 Roseau North America
50 Dominican Republic Flag Dominican Republic 10,847,921 Santo Domingo North America
51 Ecuador Flag Ecuador 17,643,065 Quito South America
52 Egypt Flag Egypt 102,334,415 Cairo Northern Africa
53 El Salvador Flag El Salvador 6,486,216 San Salvador North America
54 Equatorial Guinea Flag Equatorial Guinea 1,402,996 Malabo Central Africa
55 Eritrea Flag Eritrea 3,546,432 Asmara Eastern Africa
56 Estonia Flag Estonia 1,326,546 Tallinn Northern Europe
57 Ethiopia Flag Ethiopia 114,963,599 Addis Ababa Eastern Africa
58 Micronesia Flag Federated States of Micronesia 112,640 Palikir Micronesia
59 Fiji Flag Fiji 896,456 Suva Melanesia
60 Finland Flag Finland 5,540,731 Helsinki Northern Europe
61 France Flag France 65,273,522 Paris Western Europe
62 Gabon Flag Gabon 2,225,745 Libreville Central Africa
63 Gambia Flag Gambia 2,416,679 Banjul Western Africa
64 Georgia Flag Georgia 3,989,178 Tbilisi Western Asia
65 Germany Flag Germany 83,783,953 Berlin Western Europe
66 Ghana Flag Ghana 31,072,951 Accra Western Africa
67 Greece Flag Greece 10,423,065 Athens Southern Europe
68 Grenada Flag Grenada 112,534 Saint George’s North America
69 Guatemala Flag Guatemala 17,915,579 Guatemala City North America
70 Guinea Flag Guinea 13,132,806 Conakry Western Africa
71 Guinea-Bissau Flag Guinea-Bissau 1,968,012 Bissau Western Africa
72 Guyana Flag Guyana 786,563 Georgetown South America
73 Haiti Flag Haiti 11,402,539 Port-au-Prince North America
74 Holy See Flag Holy See 812 Vatican City Southern Europe
75 Honduras Flag Honduras 9,904,618 Tegucigalpa North America
76 Hungary Flag Hungary 9,660,362 Budapest Eastern Europe
77 Iceland Flag Iceland 341,254 Reykjavik Northern Europe
78 India Flag India 1,380,004,396 New Delhi Southern Asia
79 Indonesia Flag Indonesia 273,523,626 Jakarta Southeastern Asia
80 Iran Flag Iran 83,992,960 Tehran Western Asia
81 Iraq Flag Iraq 40,222,504 Baghdad Western Asia
82 Ireland Flag Ireland 4,937,797 Dublin Northern Europe
83 Israel Flag Israel 8,655,546 Jerusalem Western Asia
84 Italy Flag Italy 60,461,837 Rome Southern Europe
85 Jamaica Flag Jamaica 2,961,178 Kingston North America
86 Japan Flag Japan 126,476,472 Tokyo Eastern Asia
87 Jordan Flag Jordan 10,203,145 Amman Western Asia
88 Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan 18,776,718 Astana Central Asia
89 Kenya Flag Kenya 53,771,307 Nairobi Eastern Africa
90 Kiribati Flag Kiribati 119,460 Tarawa Atoll Micronesia
91 Kosovo Flag Kosovo 1,810,377 Pristina Eastern Europe
92 Kuwait Flag Kuwait 4,270,582 Kuwait City Western Asia
93 Kyrgyzstan Flag Kyrgyzstan 6,524,206 Bishkek Central Asia
94 Laos Flag Laos 7,275,571 Vientiane Southeastern Asia
95 Latvia Flag Latvia 1,886,209 Riga Northern Europe
96 Lebanon Flag Lebanon 6,825,456 Beirut Western Asia
97 Lesotho Flag Lesotho 2,142,260 Maseru Southern Africa
98 Liberia Flag Liberia 5,057,692 Monrovia Western Africa
99 Libya Flag Libya 6,871,303 Tripoli Northern Africa
100 Liechtenstein Flag Liechtenstein 38,139 Vaduz Western Europe
101 Lithuania Flag Lithuania 2,722,300 Vilnius Northern Europe
102 Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg 625,989 Luxembourg Western Europe
103 Madagascar Flag Madagascar 27,691,029 Antananarivo Eastern Africa
104 Malawi Flag Malawi 19,129,963 Lilongwe Eastern Africa
105 Malaysia Flag Malaysia 32,366,010 Kuala Lumpur Southeastern Asia
106 MaldivesFlag Maldives 540,555 Male Southern Asia
107 Mali Flag Mali 20,250,844 Bamako Western Africa
108 Malta Flag Malta 441,554 Valletta Southern Europe
109 Marshall Islands Flag Marshall Islands 59,201 Majuro Micronesia
110 Mauritania Flag Mauritania 4,649,669 Nouakchott Western Africa
111 Mauritius Flag Mauritius 1,271,779 Port Louis Eastern Africa
112 Mexico Flag Mexico 128,932,764 Mexico City North America
113 Moldova Flag Moldova 4,033,974 Chisinau Eastern Europe
114 Monaco Flag Monaco 39,253 Monaco Western Europe
115 Mongolia Flag Mongolia 3,278,301 Ulaanbaatar Eastern Asia
116 Montenegro Flag Montenegro 628,077 Podgorica Southern Europe
117 Morocco Flag Morocco 36,910,571 Rabat Northern Africa
118 Mozambique Flag Mozambique 31,255,446 Maputo Eastern Africa
119 Namibia Flag Namibia 2,540,916 Windhoek Southern Africa
120 Nauru Flag Nauru 10,835 Yaren District Micronesia
121 Nepal Flag Nepal 29,136,819 Kathmandu Southern Asia
122 Netherlands Flag Netherlands 17,134,883 Amsterdam Western Europe
123 New Zealand Flag New Zealand 4,822,244 Wellington Polynesia
124 Nicaragua Flag Nicaragua 6,624,565 Managua North America
125 Niger Flag Niger 24,206,655 Niamey Western Africa
126 Nigeria Flag Nigeria 206,139,600 Abuja Western Africa
127 North Korea Flag North Korea 25,778,827 Pyongyang Eastern Asia
128 Norway Flag Norway 5,421,252 Oslo Northern Europe
129 North Macedonia Flag North Macedonia 2,022,558 Skopje Southern Europe
130 Oman Flag Oman 5,106,637 Muscat Western Asia
131 Pakistan Flag Pakistan 220,892,351 Islamabad Southern Asia
132 Palau Flag Palau 18,105 Melekeok Micronesia
133 Palestine Flag Palestine 5,101,425 East Jerusalem Western Asia
134 Panama Flag Panama 4,314,778 Panama City North America
135 Papua New Guinea Flag Papua New Guinea 8,947,035 Port Moresby Melanesia
136 Paraguay Flag Paraguay 7,132,549 Asuncion South America
137 Peru Flag Peru 32,971,865 Lima South America
138 Philippines Flag Philippines 109,581,089 Manila Southeastern Asia
139 Poland Flag Poland 37,846,622 Warsaw Eastern Europe
140 Portugal Flag Portugal 10,196,720 Lisbon Southern Europe
141 Qatar Flag Qatar 2,881,064 Doha Western Asia
142 Republic of the Congo Flag Republic of the Congo 5,240,011 Brazzaville Central Africa
143 Romania Flag Romania 19,237,702 Bucharest Eastern Europe
144 Russia Flag Russia 145,934,473 Moscow Eastern Europe
145 Rwanda Flag Rwanda 12,952,229 Kigali Eastern Africa
146 Samoa Flag Samoa 198,425 Apia Polynesia
147 San Marino Flag San Marino 33,942 San Marino Southern Europe
148 Sao Tome and Principe Flag Sao Tome and Principe 219,170 Sao Tome Central Africa
149 Saudi Arabia Flag Saudi Arabia 34,813,882 Riyadh Western Asia
150 Senegal Flag Senegal 16,743,938 Dakar Western Africa
151 Serbia Flag Serbia 8,737,382 Belgrade Southern Europe
152 Seychelles Flag Seychelles 98,358 Victoria Eastern Africa
153 Sierra Leone Flag Sierra Leone 7,976,994 Freetown Western Africa
154 Singapore Flag Singapore 5,850,353 Singapore Southeastern Asia
155 Slovakia Flag Slovakia 5,459,653 Bratislava Eastern Europe
156 Slovenia Flag Slovenia 2,078,949 Ljubljana Southern Europe
157 Solomon Islands Flag Solomon Islands 686,895 Honiara Melanesia
158 Somalia Flag Somalia 15,893,233 Mogadishu Eastern Africa
159 South Africa Flag South Africa 59,308,701 Bloemfontein; Pretoria; Cape Town Southern Africa
160 South Korea Flag South Korea 51,269,196 Seoul Eastern Asia
161 South Sudan Flag South Sudan 11,193,736 Juba Eastern Africa
162 Spain Flag Spain 46,754,789 Madrid Southern Europe
163 Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka 21,413,260 Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Southern Asia
164 St.Kitts and Nevis Flag St.Kitts and Nevis 52,441 Basseterre North America
165 St. Lucia Flag St. Lucia 181,889 Castries North America
166 St. Vincent and The Grenadines Flag St. Vincent and The Grenadines 110,951 Kingstown North America
167 Sudan Flag Sudan 43,849,271 Khartoum Northern Africa
168 Suriname Flag Suriname 586,643 Paramaribo South America
169 Swaziland Flag Swaziland 1,163,491 Mbabane Southern Africa
170 Sweden Flag Sweden 10,099,276 Stockholm Northern Europe
171 Switzerland Flag Switzerland 8,654,633 Bern Western Europe
172 Syria Flag Syria 17,500,669 Damascus Western Asia
173 Taiwan Flag Taiwan* 23,816,786 Taipei Eastern Asia
174 Tajikistan Flag Tajikistan 9,537,656 Dushanbe Central Asia
175 Tanzania Flag Tanzania 59,734,229 DDodoma Eastern Africa
176 Thailand Flag Thailand 69,799,989 Bangkok Southeastern Asia
177 East TimorFlag Timor-Leste 1,318,456 Dili Southeastern Asia
178 Togo Flag Togo 8,278,735 Lome Western Africa
179 Tonga Flag Tonga 105,706 Nuku’alofa Polynesia
180 Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,499 Port-of-Spain North America
181 Tunisia Flag Tunisia 11,818,630 Tunis Northern Africa
182 Turkey Flag Turkey 84,339,078 Ankara Western Asia
183 Turkmenistan Flag Turkmenistan 6,031,211 Ashgabat Central Asia
184 Tuvalu Flag Tuvalu 11,803 Vaiaku Polynesia
185 Uganda Flag Uganda 45,741,018 Kampala Eastern Africa
186 Ukraine Flag Ukraine 43,733,773 Kiev Eastern Europe
187 United Arab Emirates Flag United Arab Emirates 9,890,413 Abu Dhabi Western Asia
188 United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom 67,886,022 London Northern Europe
189 United States Flag United States 331,002,662 Washington, D. C. North America
190 Uruguay Flag Uruguay 3,473,741 Montevideo South America
191 Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan 33,469,214 Tashkent Central Asia
192 Vanuatu Flag Vanuatu 307,156 Port-Vila Melanesia
193 Venezuela Flag Venezuela 28,435,951 Caracas South America
194 Vietnam Flag Vietnam 97,338,590 Hanoi Southeastern Asia
195 Yemen Flag Yemen 29,825,975 Sanaa Western Asia
196 Zambia Flag Zambia 18,383,966 Lusaka Eastern Africa
197 Zimbabwe Flag Zimbabwe 14,862,935 Harare Eastern Africa

Beijing, China

Note: While Taiwan has its own capital city, it is not a nation, but a part of China.

 

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