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


# Nation Capital Region
1 Afghanistan Kabul Southern Asia
2 Albania Tirana Southern Europe
3 Algeria Algiers Northern Africa
4 Andorra Andorra Southern Europe
5 Angola Luanda Central Africa
6 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John’s North America
7 Argentina Buenos Aires South America
8 Armenia Yerevan Western Asia
9 Australia Canberra Australasia
10 Austria Vienna Western Europe
11 Azerbaijan Baku Western Asia
12 Bahamas Nassau North America
13 Bahrain Manama Western Asia
14 Bangladesh Dhaka Southern Asia
15 Barbados Bridgetown North America
16 Belarus Minsk Eastern Europe
17 Belgium Brussels Western Europe
18 Belize Belmopan North America
19 Benin Porto-Novo Western Africa
20 Bhutan Thimphu Southern Asia
21 Bolivia Sucre South America
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Southern Europe
23 Botswana Gaborone Southern Africa
24 Brazil Brasilia South America
25 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Southeastern Asia
26 Bulgaria Sofia Eastern Europe
27 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Western Africa
28 Burma Naypyidaw Southeastern Asia
29 Burundi Gitega Eastern Africa
30 Cambodia Phnom Penh Southeastern Asia
31 Cameroon Yaounde Central Africa
32 Canada Ottawa North America
33 Cape Verde Praia Western Africa
34 Central African Republic Bangui Central Africa
35 Chad N’Djamena Central Africa
36 Chile Santiago South America
37 China Beijing Eastern Asia
38 Colombia Bogota South America
39 Comoros Moroni Eastern Africa
40 Costa Rica San Jose North America
41 Côte d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro Western Africa
42 Croatia Zagreb Southern Europe
43 Cuba Havana North America
44 Cyprus Nicosia Western Asia
45 Czech Republic Prague Eastern Europe
46 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa Central Africa
47 Denmark Copenhagen Northern Europe
48 Djibouti Djibouti Eastern Africa
49 Dominica Roseau North America
50 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo North America
51 Ecuador Quito South America
52 Egypt Cairo Northern Africa
53 El Salvador San Salvador North America
54 Equatorial Guinea Malabo Central Africa
55 Eritrea Asmara Eastern Africa
56 Estonia Tallinn Northern Europe
57 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Eastern Africa
58 Federated States of Micronesia Palikir Micronesia
59 Fiji Suva Melanesia
60 Finland Helsinki Northern Europe
61 France Paris Western Europe
62 Gabon Libreville Central Africa
63 Gambia Banjul Western Africa
64 Georgia Tbilisi Western Asia
65 Germany Berlin Western Europe
66 Ghana Accra Western Africa
67 Greece Athens Southern Europe
68 Grenada Saint George’s North America
69 Guatemala Guatemala City North America
70 Guinea Conakry Western Africa
71 Guinea-Bissau Bissau Western Africa
72 Guyana Georgetown South America
73 Haiti Port-au-Prince North America
74 Holy See Vatican City Southern Europe
75 Honduras Tegucigalpa North America
76 Hungary Budapest Eastern Europe
77 Iceland Reykjavik Northern Europe
78 India New Delhi Southern Asia
79 Indonesia Jakarta Southeastern Asia
80 Iran Tehran Western Asia
81 Iraq Baghdad Western Asia
82 Ireland Dublin Northern Europe
83 Israel Jerusalem Western Asia
84 Italy Rome Southern Europe
85 Jamaica Kingston North America
86 Japan Tokyo Eastern Asia
87 Jordan Amman Western Asia
88 Kazakhstan Astana Central Asia
89 Kenya Nairobi Eastern Africa
90 Kiribati Tarawa Atoll Micronesia
91 Kosovo Pristina Eastern Europe
92 Kuwait Kuwait City Western Asia
93 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Central Asia
94 Laos Vientiane Southeastern Asia
95 Latvia Riga Northern Europe
96 Lebanon Beirut Western Asia
97 Lesotho Maseru Southern Africa
98 Liberia Monrovia Western Africa
99 Libya Tripoli Northern Africa
100 Liechtenstein Vaduz Western Europe
101 Lithuania Vilnius Northern Europe
102 Luxembourg Luxembourg Western Europe
103 Madagascar Antananarivo Eastern Africa
104 Malawi Lilongwe Eastern Africa
105 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Southeastern Asia
106 Maldives Male Southern Asia
107 Mali Bamako Western Africa
108 Malta Valletta Southern Europe
109 Marshall Islands Majuro Micronesia
110 Mauritania Nouakchott Western Africa
111 Mauritius Port Louis Eastern Africa
112 Mexico Mexico City North America
113 Moldova Chisinau Eastern Europe
114 Monaco Monaco Western Europe
115 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Eastern Asia
116 Montenegro Podgorica Southern Europe
117 Morocco Rabat Northern Africa
118 Mozambique Maputo Eastern Africa
119 Namibia Windhoek Southern Africa
120 Nauru Yaren District Micronesia
121 Nepal Kathmandu Southern Asia
122 Netherlands Amsterdam Western Europe
123 New Zealand Wellington Polynesia
124 Nicaragua Managua North America
125 Niger Niamey Western Africa
126 Nigeria Abuja Western Africa
127 North Korea Pyongyang Eastern Asia
128 Norway Oslo Northern Europe
129 North Macedonia Skopje Southern Europe
130 Oman Muscat Western Asia
131 Pakistan Islamabad Southern Asia
132 Palau Melekeok Micronesia
133 Palestine East Jerusalem Western Asia
134 Panama Panama City North America
135 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Melanesia
136 Paraguay Asuncion South America
137 Peru Lima South America
138 Philippines Manila Southeastern Asia
139 Poland Warsaw Eastern Europe
140 Portugal Lisbon Southern Europe
141 Qatar Doha Western Asia
142 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville Central Africa
143 Romania Bucharest Eastern Europe
144 Russia Moscow Eastern Europe
145 Rwanda Kigali Eastern Africa
146 Samoa Apia Polynesia
147 San Marino San Marino Southern Europe
148 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Central Africa
149 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Western Asia
150 Senegal Dakar Western Africa
151 Serbia Belgrade Southern Europe
152 Seychelles Victoria Eastern Africa
153 Sierra Leone Freetown Western Africa
154 Singapore Singapore Southeastern Asia
155 Slovakia Bratislava Eastern Europe
156 Slovenia Ljubljana Southern Europe
157 Solomon Islands Honiara Melanesia
158 Somalia Mogadishu Eastern Africa
159 South Africa Bloemfontein; Pretoria; Cape Town Southern Africa
160 South Korea Seoul Eastern Asia
161 South Sudan Juba Eastern Africa
162 Spain Madrid Southern Europe
163 Sri Lanka Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte Southern Asia
164 St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre North America
165 St. Lucia Castries North America
166 St. Vincent and The Grenadines Kingstown North America
167 Sudan Khartoum Northern Africa
168 Suriname Paramaribo South America
169 Swaziland Mbabane Southern Africa
170 Sweden Stockholm Northern Europe
171 Switzerland Bern Western Europe
172 Syria Damascus Western Asia
173 Taiwan* Taipei Eastern Asia
174 Tajikistan Dushanbe Central Asia
175 Tanzania DDodoma Eastern Africa
176 Thailand Bangkok Southeastern Asia
177 Timor-Leste Dili Southeastern Asia
178 Togo Lome Western Africa
179 Tonga Nuku’alofa Polynesia
180 Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain North America
181 Tunisia Tunis Northern Africa
182 Turkey Ankara Western Asia
183 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Central Asia
184 Tuvalu Vaiaku Polynesia
185 Uganda Kampala Eastern Africa
186 Ukraine Kiev Eastern Europe
187 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Western Asia
188 United Kingdom London Northern Europe
189 United States Washington, D. C. North America
190 Uruguay Montevideo South America
191 Uzbekistan Tashkent Central Asia
192 Vanuatu Port-Vila Melanesia
193 Venezuela Caracas South America
194 Vietnam Hanoi Southeastern Asia
195 Yemen Sanaa Western Asia
196 Zambia Lusaka Eastern Africa
197 Zimbabwe 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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