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Monday, February 2, 2009

Continents, Countries and Capitals


Given below are the countries (including territories) with their capitals under their Continents

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Africa

• Algeria – Algiers
• Angola – Luanda
• Benin – Porto-Novo (seat of government at Cotonou)
• Botswana – Gaborone
• Burkina Faso – Ouagadougou
• Burundi – Bujumbura
• Cameroon – Yaoundé
• Cape Verde – Praia
• Central African Republic – Bangui
• Chad – N'Djamena
• Comoros – Moroni
• Congo, Democratic Republic of (also known as Congo-Kinshasa) – Kinshasa
• Congo, Republic of (also known as Congo-Brazzaville) – Brazzaville
• Côte d'Ivoire (also commonly known as Ivory Coast) – Yamoussoukro (seat of government at Abidjan)
• Djibouti – Djibouti
• Egypt – Cairo
• Equatorial Guinea – Malabo
• Eritrea – Asmara
• Ethiopia – Addis Ababa
• Gabon – Libreville
• Gambia – Banjul
• Ghana – Accra
• Guinea – Conakry
• Guinea-Bissau – Bissau
• Kenya – Nairobi
• Lesotho – Maseru
• Liberia – Monrovia
• Libya – Tripoli
• Madagascar – Antananarivo
• Malawi – Lilongwe
• Mali – Bamako
• Mauritania – Nouakchott
• Mauritius – Port Louis
• Mayotte (overseas territory of France) – Mamoudzou
• Morocco – Rabat
• Mozambique – Maputo
• Namibia – Windhoek
• Niger – Niamey
• Nigeria – Abuja
• Réunion (overseas department of France) – Saint-Denis
• Rwanda – Kigali
• Saint Helena (overseas territory of the United Kingdom; including the territories of Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha) – Jamestown
• Sao Tome and Principe – São Tomé
• Senegal – Dakar
• Seychelles – Victoria
• Sierra Leone – Freetown
• Somalia – Mogadishu
• South Africa – Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), Bloemfontein (judicial)
• Sudan – Khartoum
• Swaziland – Mbabane (administrative), Lobamba (royal and legislative)
• Tanzania – Dodoma (seat of government at Dar es Salaam)
• Togo – Lomé
• Tunisia – Tunis
• Uganda – Kampala
• Western Sahara – El Aaiún (unofficial)
• Zambia – Lusaka
• Zimbabwe – Harare

Asia

• Afghanistan – Kabul
• Armenia – Yerevan
• Azerbaijan – Baku
• Bahrain – Manama
• Bangladesh – Dhaka
• Bhutan – Thimphu
• British Indian Ocean Territory (overseas territory of the United Kingdom)
• Brunei – Bandar Seri Begawan
• Cambodia – Phnom Penh
• China, People's Republic of – Beijing
• China, Republic of (commonly known as Taiwan) – Taipei
• Christmas Island (overseas territory of Australia)
• Cocos (Keeling) Islands (overseas territory of Australia)
• Cyprus – Nicosia
• Georgia – Tbilisi
• Hong Kong (special administrative region of the People's Republic of China)
• India – New Delhi
• Indonesia – Jakarta
• Iran – Tehran
• Iraq – Baghdad
• Israel – Jerusalem
• Japan – Tokyo
• Jordan – Amman
• Kazakhstan – Astana
• Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (commonly known as North Korea) – Pyongyang
• Korea, Republic of (commonly known as South Korea) – Seoul
• Kuwait – Kuwait City
• Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek
• Laos – Vientiane
• Lebanon – Beirut
• Macau (special administrative region of the People's Republic of China)
• Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur (seat of government at Putrajaya)
• Maldives – Malé
• Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar
• Myanmar (also commonly known as Burma) – Naypyidaw
• Nepal – Kathmandu
• Oman – Muscat
• Pakistan – Islamabad
• Palestinian territories (collectively the territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip)
• Philippines – Manila
• Qatar – Doha
• Saudi Arabia – Riyadh
• Singapore – Singapore (city-state)
• Sri Lanka – Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte
• Syria – Damascus
• Tajikistan – Dushanbe
• Thailand – Bangkok
• Timor-Leste (also commonly known as East Timor) – Dili
• Turkey – Ankara
• Turkmenistan – Ashgabat
• United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi
• Uzbekistan – Tashkent
• Vietnam – Hanoi
• Yemen – Sana'a

Europe

• Albania – Tirana
• Andorra – Andorra la Vella
• Austria – Vienna
• Belarus – Minsk
• Belgium – Brussels
• Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevo
• Bulgaria – Sofia
• Croatia – Zagreb
• Czech Republic – Prague
• Denmark – Copenhagen
• Estonia – Tallinn
• Faroe Islands (overseas territory of Denmark) – Tórshavn
• Finland – Helsinki
• France – Paris
• Germany – Berlin
• Gibraltar (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Gibraltar (city-state)
• Greece – Athens
• Guernsey (British crown dependency) – Saint Peter Port
• Hungary – Budapest
• Iceland – Reykjavík
• Ireland – Dublin
• Isle of Man (British crown dependency) – Douglas
• Italy – Rome
• Jersey (British crown dependency) – Saint Helier
• Kosovo – Pristina
• Latvia – Riga
• Liechtenstein – Vaduz
• Lithuania – Vilnius
• Luxembourg – Luxembourg
• Macedonia – Skopje
• Malta – Valletta
• Moldova – Chişinău
• Monaco – Monaco (city-state)
• Montenegro – Podgorica
• Netherlands – Amsterdam (seat of government at The Hague)
• Norway – Oslo
• Poland – Warsaw
• Portugal – Lisbon
• Romania – Bucharest
• Russia – Moscow
• San Marino – San Marino
• Serbia – Belgrade
• Slovakia – Bratislava
• Slovenia – Ljubljana
• Spain – Madrid
• Sweden – Stockholm
• Switzerland – Berne
• Ukraine – Kiev
• United Kingdom – London
• Vatican City – Vatican City (city-state)

North America

• Anguilla (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – The Valley
• Antigua and Barbuda – Saint John's
• Aruba (overseas country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands) – Oranjestad
• Bahamas – Nassau
• Barbados – Bridgetown
• Belize – Belmopan
• Bermuda (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Hamilton
• British Virgin Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Road Town
• Canada – Ottawa
• Cayman Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – George Town
• Clipperton Island (overseas territory of France)
• Costa Rica – San José
• Cuba – Havana
• Dominica – Roseau
• Dominican Republic – Santo Domingo
• El Salvador – San Salvador
• Greenland (overseas territory of Denmark) – Nuuk
• Grenada – Saint George's
• Guadeloupe (overseas department of France) – Basse-Terre
• Guatemala – Guatemala City
• Haiti – Port-au-Prince
• Honduras – Tegucigalpa
• Jamaica – Kingston
• Martinique (overseas department of France) – Fort-de-France
• Mexico – Mexico City
• Montserrat (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Plymouth (seat of government at Brades)
• Navassa Island (overseas territory of the United States)
• Netherlands Antilles (overseas country in the Kingdom of the Netherlands) – Willemstad
• Nicaragua – Managua
• Panama – Panama City
• Puerto Rico (overseas territory of the United States) – San Juan
• Saint Barthélemy (overseas territory of France) – Gustavia
• Saint Kitts and Nevis – Basseterre
• Saint Lucia – Castries
• Saint Martin (overseas territory of France) – Marigot
• Saint Pierre and Miquelon (overseas territory of France) – Saint-Pierre
• Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Kingstown
• Trinidad and Tobago – Port of Spain
• Turks and Caicos Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Cockburn Town
• United States – Washington D.C.
• United States Virgin Islands (overseas territory of the United States) – Charlotte Amalie

South America

• Argentina – Buenos Aires
• Bolivia – Sucre (seat of government at La Paz)
• Brazil – Brasília
• Chile – Santiago
• Colombia – Bogotá
• Ecuador – Quito
• Falkland Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Stanley
• French Guiana (overseas department of France) – Cayenne
• Guyana – Georgetown
• Paraguay – Asunción
• Peru – Lima
• Suriname – Paramaribo
• Uruguay – Montevideo
• Venezuela – Caracas

Oceania

Oceania is a geopolitical region, rather than a continent, consisting of many countries in the Pacific Ocean, including those in the continent of Australia and the Pacific Islands.

• American Samo (overseas territory of the United States) – Pago Pago (seat of government at Fagatogo)
• Australia – Canberra
• Baker Island (overseas territory of the United States)
• Cook Islands (territory in free association with New Zealand) – Avarua
• Fiji – Suva
• French Polynesia (overseas territory of France) – Papeete
• Guam (overseas territory of the United States) – Hagåtña
• Howland Island (overseas territory of the United States)
• Jarvis Island (overseas territory of the United States)
• Johnston Atoll (overseas territory of the United States)
• Kingman Reef (overseas territory of the United States)
• Kiribati – South Tarawa
• Marshall Islands – Majuro
• Micronesia – Palikir
• Midway Atoll (overseas territory of the United States)
• Nauru – no official capital (seat of government at Yaren)
• New Caledonia (overseas territory of France) – Nouméa
• New Zealand – Wellington
• Niue (territory in free association with New Zealand) – Alofi
• Norfolk Island (overseas territory of Australia) – Kingston
• Northern Mariana Islands (overseas territory of the United States) – Saipan
• Palau – Melekeok
• Palmyra Atoll (overseas territory of the United States)
• Papua New Guinea – Port Moresby
• Pitcairn Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom) – Adamstown
• Samoa – Apia
• Solomon Islands – Honiara
• Tokelau (overseas territory of New Zealand) – no official capital (each atoll has its own administrative centre)
• Tonga – Nukuʻalofa
• Tuvalu – Funafuti
• Vanuatu – Port Vila
• Wake Island (overseas territory of the United States)
• Wallis and Futuna (overseas territory of France) – Mata-Utu

Antarctica

Antarctica is regulated by the Antarctic Treaty System, which defines it as all land and ice shelves south of 60°S. It has no government and belongs to no country; however, eight Antarctic territorial claims are maintained by seven different countries. Moreover, the following dependent territories which include sub-Antarctic islands north of 60°S can be associated with the continent of Antarctica.

• Bouvet Island (overseas territory of Norway)
• French Southern Territories (overseas territory of France)
• Heard Island and McDonald Islands (overseas territory of Australia)
• South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (overseas territory of the United Kingdom)

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