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Countries in the World and their Capitals


There are 193 United Nations (UN) recognized member countries in the world. Vatican City and Palestine are UN Observer States. Kosovo and Taiwan are neither UN member or UN observer countries but are recognized by some of the UN member countries. The following lists show the countries in the world and their capitals. The countries are arranged from North to South in some continents and from West to East in some continents.



African Countries and their Capitals from North to South

The following list shows African continent's different countries and their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Morocco Rabat
    2 Algeria Algiers
    3 Tunisia Tunis
    4 Libya Tripoli
    5 Egypt Cairo
    6 Mauritania Nouakchott
    7 Mali Bamako
    8 Niger Niamey
    9 Chad N'Djamena
    10 Sudan Khartoum
    11 Eritrea Asmara
    12 Djibouti Djibouti (city)
    13 Cabo Verde Praia
    14 Gambia Banjul
    15 Senegal Dakar
    16 Guinea-Bissau Bissau
    17 Guinea Conakry
    18 Sierra Leone Freetown
    19 Liberia Monrovia
    20 Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro
    21 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
    22 Ghana Accra
    23 Togo Lome
    24 Benin Porto-Novo
    25 Nigeria Abuja
    26 Cameroon Yaounde
    27 Central African Republic Bangui
    28 South Sudan Juba
    29 Ethiopia Addis Ababa
    30 Somalia Mogadishu
    31 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome
    32 Equatorial Guinea Malabo
    33 Gabon Libreville
    34 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville
    35 Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
    36 Rwanda Kigali
    37 Uganda Kampala
    38 Kenya Nairobi
    39 Burundi Gitega
    40 Tanzania Dodoma
    41 Seychelles Victoria
    42 Angola Luanda
    43 Zambia Lusaka
    44 Malawi Lilongwe
    45 Comoros Moroni
    46 Namibia Windhoek
    47 Botswana Gaborone
    48 Zimbabwe Harare
    49 Mozambique Maputo
    50 Madagascar Antananarivo
    51 Mauritius Port Louis
    52 South Africa Pretoria (administrative),
    Cape Town (legislative),
    Bloemfontein (judicial)
    53 Lesotho Maseru
    54 Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) Mbabane (administrative),
    Lobamba (legislative)

Asian Countries and their Capitals from West to East

The following list shows Asian continent's different countries and their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Turkey Ankara
    2 Cyprus Nicosia
    3 Lebanon Beirut
    4 Israel Jerusalem
    5 Palestine East Jerusalem
    6 Syria Damascus
    7 Jordan Amman
    8 Georgia Tbilisi
    9 Armenia Yerevan
    10 Azerbaijan Baku
    11 Iraq Baghdad
    12 Kuwait Kuwait City
    13 Saudi Arabia Riyadh
    14 Bahrain Manama
    15 Qatar Doha
    16 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi
    17 Yemen Sana'a
    18 Oman Muscat
    19 Iran Tehran
    20 Kazakhstan Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana)
    21 Uzbekistan Tashkent
    22 Turkmenistan Ashgabat
    23 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek
    24 Tajikistan Dushanbe
    25 Afghanistan Kabul
    26 Pakistan Islamabad
    27 India New Delhi
    28 Maldives Male
    29 Nepal Kathmandu
    30 Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
    31 Bhutan Thimphu
    32 Bangladesh Dhaka
    33 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar
    34 China Beijing
    35 Myanmar Naypyidaw
    36 Thailand Bangkok
    37 Laos Vientiane
    38 Cambodia Phnom Penh
    39 Vietnam Hanoi
    40 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
    41 Singapore Singapore
    42 Indonesia Jakarta
    43 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
    44 North Korea Pyongyang
    45 South Korea Seoul
    46 Taiwan Taipei
    47 Philippines Manila
    48 Timor-Leste Dili
    49 Japan Tokyo

Australia and Oceania Countries and their Capitals from West to East

The following list shows Australia and Oceania's all countries and their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Palau Ngerulmud
    2 Federated States of Micronesia Palikir
    3 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby
    4 Australia Canberra
    5 Marshall Islands Majuro
    6 Nauru Yaren
    7 Solomon Islands Honiara
    8 Vanuatu Port Vila
    9 Tuvalu Funafuti
    10 Fiji Suva
    11 New Zealand Wellington
    12 Samoa Apia
    13 Tonga Nuku Ľalofa
    14 Kiribati Tarawa

European Countries and their Capitals from West to East

The following list shows Europe continent's different countries and their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Iceland Reykjavik
    2 Ireland Dublin
    3 Portugal Lisbon
    4 Spain Madrid
    5 United Kingdom London
    6 France Paris
    7 Andorra Andorra la Vella
    8 The Netherlands Amsterdam
    9 Belgium Brussels
    10 Luxembourg Luxembourg (city)
    11 Norway Oslo
    12 Sweden Stockholm
    13 Denmark Copenhagen
    14 Germany Berlin
    15 Liechtenstein Vaduz
    16 Switzerland Bern
    17 Italy Rome
    18 Monaco Monaco
    19 San Marino San Marino
    20 Vatican City Vatican City
    21 Malta Valletta
    22 Czech Republic Prague
    23 Austria Vienna
    24 Slovenia Ljubljana
    25 Poland Warsaw
    26 Slovakia Bratislava
    27 Hungary Budapest
    28 Croatia Zagreb
    29 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo
    30 Montenegro Podgorica
    31 Serbia Belgrade
    32 Kosovo Pristina
    33 Albania Tirana
    34 North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia) Skopje
    35 Greece Athens
    36 Finland Helsinki
    37 Estonia Tallinn
    38 Latvia Riga
    39 Lithuania Vilnius
    40 Belarus Minsk
    41 Ukraine Kyiv
    42 Moldova Chisinau
    43 Romania Bucharest
    44 Bulgaria Sofia
    45 Russia Moscow

North American Countries and their Capitals from North to South

The following list shows North American continent's different countries with their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Canada Ottawa
    2 United States of America Washington, D.C.
    3 Mexico Mexico City
    4 The Bahamas Nassau
    5 Cuba Havana
    6 Jamaica Kingston
    7 Haiti Port-au-Prince
    8 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo
    9 Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre
    10 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's
    11 Dominica Roseau
    12 Saint Lucia Castries
    13 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown
    14 Barbados Bridgetown
    15 Grenada Saint George's
    16 Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain
    17 Belize Belmopan
    18 Guatemala Guatemala City
    19 Honduras Tegucigalpa
    20 El Salvador San Salvador
    21 Nicaragua Managua
    22 Costa Rica San Jose
    23 Panama Panama City

South American Countries and their Capitals from North to South

The following list shows South American continent's all countries and their capitals


    Sl. No. Country Name Capital
    1 Colombia Bogota
    2 Venezuela Caracas
    3 Guyana Georgetown
    4 Suriname Paramaribo
    5 Ecuador Quito
    6 Peru Lima
    7 Brazil Brasilia
    8 Bolivia Sucre (Constitutional),
    La Paz (seat of Government)
    9 Chile Santiago
    10 Paraguay Asuncion
    11 Uruguay Montevideo
    12 Argentina Buenos Aires