When Given a Capital City, Can You Pick the Country?

EDUCATION

By: Annette

5 Min Quiz

About This Quiz

Every country has a capital, but the names of these remarkable and interesting places aren't always familiar. In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of which capital is where. Grab your travel bag, because we're going the distance.

Vienna

Vienna is the capital of Austria. It's a city rich in history and artifacts, and it has played an important role in European history.

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Ottawa

Ottawa is the capital of Canada. Surprising, considering that it's not the most famous city in the country. It's located on the Ottawa river.

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Paris

We hope you got that right. The City of Lights is one of the most famous capital cities in the world.

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Havana

Havana is the capital of Cuba. Apparently, nights in Havana are pretty steamy. That's why the "Dirty Dancing" prequel was set there.

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Helsinki

Helsinki is the capital of the beautiful country that is Finland. Helsinki has a population of over 600,000.

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Athens

We hope you got this one right! Athens is one of the most famous capital cities in the world. Greece's history is so rich, and there's so much of it to see in Athens.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital of Ireland. It's where you want to be on St. Patrick's Day, to drink green beer!

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New Delhi

New Delhi is the capital of India. It's one of the most bustling and fascinating cities in the world.

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Jerusalem

The capital city of Jerusalem is one of the richest in culture and history, but it's not without controversy! It's famous for its history and pilgrimages.

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Tokyo

Tokyo is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. People live in very small spaces, for the most part.

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Nairobi

Nairobi is the capital of Kenya. The city is quite urban, but also home to Nairobi National Park.

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Riga

Riga is the capital city of Latvia. Latvia is located between Estonia and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.

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Monaco

Monaco is the capital of Monaco! In fact, the principality of Monaco is so small that there's no room for any other capital.

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Maputo

Maputo is the capital city of Mozambique. The Republic of Mozambique is located in southeast Africa.

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Oslo

Oslo is the capital of Norway. This Scandinavian country is famous for its coastal fjords.

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Kabul

Kabul is the capital of Afghanistan. No doubt you've heard the name on the news a couple of times in the past few years!

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Warsaw

Warsaw is the capital city of Poland. Warsaw also happens to be the largest city in Poland.

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Madrid

Madrid is the capital city of Spain. The immense and remarkable city is famous for Flamenco dancing, bullfighting and tapas, among other things!

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London

Okay, if you didn't get that one right, then you need to consult a map! London is perhaps the most famous capital city in the world.

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Algiers

Algiers is the capital of Algeria. Algeria is located in northern Africa on the Mediterranean sea.

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Bridgetown

Bridgetown is the capital of Barbados. The country is mostly famous for its local tourism and warm hospitality.

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Brasilia

Did you know that the capital of Brazil is Brasilia? You learn a new thing every day!

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Bandar Seri Begawan

Now, that's a mouthful! Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of Brunei. Brunei is a tiny nation on the island of Borneo.

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San Jose

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica. There also happens to be a great town in California with the same name!

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Yamoussoukro

Yamoussoukro is the capital of Côte d'Ivoire. Côte d'Ivoire is located in West Africa, and is famous for its French colonial heritage.

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Cairo

Cairo is the famous capital city of Egypt. This city is so rich in Egyptian history, and the famous pyramids are just on the outskirts of it.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the famous capital city of Argentina. It's a sprawling cosmopolitan metropolis, with Plaza de Mayo at the center.

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Sucre

Sucre is the capital city of Bolivia. The city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Beijing

Beijing is the sprawling capital city of China. The history of Beijing, formerly known in the West as Peking, stretches back 3 millennia.

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Belmopan

That was a hard one! Belmopan is the capital of Belize. The city is rich in history, although small in size.

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Prague

Prague is the remarkable capital city of the Czech Republic. Some regard it as one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

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Copenhagen

Copenhagen is the capital city of Denmark. The country is Scandinavian, so remarkably rich in culture and art.

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Port-au-Prince

Port-au-Prince is the tiny capital of Haiti. The Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien is the heart of Haitian art and culture.

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Reykjavik

Reykjavik is the capital city of Iceland. It also happens to be hard to pronounce. It's one of the most affordable vacation destinations!

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Tehran

Tehran is the capital of Iran. That's easy to remember, because they rhyme! When in Iran, be sure to go to Tehran.

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