Can You Ace This World Capitals Drill?

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Stella Alexander

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

You can't "Rome" around forever! "Ankara" yourself down and take this quiz! While you might be familiar with many of the countries around the world, knowing their capitals is a step harder. From the largest economic powers to even the small islands in Oceania, only 2% of people could ace this world capitals drill. Can you?

While the continents often bring up a few question marks depending on the generation you ask, there's very distinct regions of the world. You have the Americas with North and South. There's Europe, Asia and the ambiguous strip of land between them. There's Africa, Australia and the islands that fall in what many call Oceania. Within these regions and throughout the world, you'd find 193 that are part of the UN. This doesn't include the religious states of Vatican City and Palestine. Added to this list, you'd also have Taiwan, Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and more. Each of these countries comes with their national capital. And while many of these countries have one capital, you'll find a few with two and South Africa with three. When it comes to all the world capitals, can you remember them? Let's hope they're drilled into your head enough to ace this drill! Are you ready? Let's find out!

What is the capital of Portugal?

Lisbon is both the capital city and largest city in Portugal. The capital is located on the western coast of the country and has a population of 545,000.

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What is the capital of Greece?

Athens is the capital of Greece. It is also its largest city and houses landmarks such as the Parthenon.

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What is the capital of Argentina?

Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina. As its most populous city, it has around 17 million people.

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What is the capital of Belgium?

Brussels is the capital city of Belgium and is located in the center of the country. The city has a population of over 1.1 million.

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What is the capital of Saudi Arabia?

Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia. Also doubling as its most populous city, Riyadh has a population of over 6.5 million.

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What is the capital of Netherlands?

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands.It has a population of just over 850,000.

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What is the capital of Zimbabwe?

Harare is the capital of Zimbabwe. It is also the country's most populous city with a population of over 1.6 million.

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What is the capital of Colombia?

Bogota is the largest city as well as the capital city of Colombia. The city is located in central Colombia in the heart of the Andes.

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What is the capital of Vatican City?

Vatican City is very different from most of the world's countries. Set up as an independent religious state, it serves as its own capital. It is governed by the pope and has a population of less than 800.

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What is the capital of Dominican Republic?

Santo Domingo is the capital of the Dominican Republic. it has a population of just under 1 million. The country shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti.

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What is the capital of Australia?

Many tend to believe that Australia's capital is its largest city, Sydney, but it's actually Canberra!

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What is the capital of Namibia?

Windhoek is the capital city of Namibia. It is also the largest and most populous with over 325,000 residents. The city is located right in the center of the country.

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What is the capital of Ghana?

Accra is the capital of Ghana. Located along the southern coast of the country, it borders the Gulf of Guinea. Accra has a population of 1.6 million.

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What is the capital of China?

Beijing is the capital of China and is the most populated capital in the world. Located in northeastern China, Beijing has a population of over 21.7 million people.

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What is the capital of Denmark?

Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark. Also serving as its most populous city, Copenhagen has a population of around 615,000.

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What is the capital of Lebanon?

Beirut is the capital city of Lebanon. With its population of 361,000, it is the largest city in the country. Beirut lies on the western coast of Lebanon, along the Mediterranean Sea.

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What is the capital of the Philippines?

Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It is located on the northernmost large island and has a population of 1.7 million.

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What is the capital of Uruguay?

Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay. With a population of 1.7 million, Montevideo is also the country's most populous. The city is located on the southern coast of the country.

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What is the capital of Cuba?

Havana is the capital of Cuba. It has a population of over 2.1 million, making it Cuba's most populous city. It is located in the western region of the island.

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What is the capital of the Czech Republic?

Prague is the capital of the Czech Republic. The city has over 1.3 million residents.

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What is the capital of Spain?

Madrid is the capital of Spain. The city has over 3.2 million people.

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What is the capital of El Salvador?

San Salvador is the capital of El Salvador. Located in the central region of the country, it has a population of around 1.7 million.

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What is the capital of South Korea?

Seoul is the capital city of South Korea. Located in the northwestern region of the country, its population is around 9.8 million.

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What is the capital of Egypt?

Cairo is the capital of Egypt. It is located in the northeastern region of the country and has a population of around 19.5 million. The city was also declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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What is the capital of Pakistan?

Islamabad is the capital of Pakistan. Located in the northeastern region of the country, Islamabad has a population of around 2 million.

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What is the capital of Iran?

Tehran is the capital of iran. It has a population of around 8.8 million and is the country's most populous city.

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What is the capital of Albania?

Tirana is the capital city of Albania. With a population of 1.1 million, it is also the country's most populous city.

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What is the capital of Ireland?

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland. It is located on the eastern coast of the country and has a population of around 1.1 million.

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What is the capital of Kenya?

Nairobi is the capital city of Kenya. Located in south-central Kenya, it has a population of around 3.1 million.

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What is the capital of Iceland?

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland. Located in the eastern region of the country, it is one of the least populated country capitals with 126,000.

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What is the capital of Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia. Made up of two land masses, the capital is found on the westernmost portion. Malaysia is located on the island of Borneo, which it shares with Brunei and Indonesia.

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What is the capital of Nigeria?

Abuja is the capital of Nigeria. While it used to be Lagos until 1991, the city was built with the intentions of it being the new capital city. It is located in the center of the country.

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What is the capital of Romania?

Bucharest is the capital of Romania as well as its largest city, with a population of 1.8 million residents.

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What is the capital of Jordan?

Amman is the capital of Jordan as well as its most populous city. Found in the northwestern region of the country, Amman has a population of over 4 million.

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What is the capital of Switzerland?

The capital of Switzerland is Bern. It is located in the western region of the country and has a population of around 133,000.

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