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Find the capitals of every country in the world and their population.

CountryCity, Population
AfghanistanKabul, 2,206,300
AlbaniaTirana, 353,400
AlgeriaAlgiers, 3,917,000 (metro. area), 1,742,800 (city proper)
AndorraAndorra la Vella, 23,000
AngolaLuanda, 2,297,200
Antigua and BarbudaSt. John's, 23,500
ArgentinaBuenos Aires, 13,349,000 (metro. area), 2,768,772 (city proper)
ArmeniaYerevan, 1,462,700 (metro. area), 1,267,600 (city proper)
AustraliaCanberra, 327,700
AustriaVienna, 2,041,300 (metro area), 1,523,600 (city proper)
AzerbaijanBaku, 2,118,600 (metro area), 1,235,400 (city proper), a port on the Caspian Sea
 
BahamasNassau, 222,200
BahrainAl-Manámah, 527,000 (metro area), 149,900 (city proper)
BangladeshDhaka, 12,560,000 (metro.area), 5,378,023 (city proper)
BarbadosBridgetown, 98,900
BelarusMensk (Minsk), 1,769,500
BelgiumBrussels, 1,750,600 (metro area), 981,200 (city proper)
BelizeBelmopan, 8,700
BeninPorto-Novo (official), 231,600; Largest city and seat of government: Cotonou 734,600
BhutanThimphu (official), 60,200
BoliviaSucre, 204,200; Administrative capital: La Paz, 1,576,100 (metro. area), 830,500 (city proper)
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo, 581,500 (unofficial)
BotswanaGaborone, 195,000
BrazilBrasília, 2,160,100
BruneiBandar Seri Begawan, 78,000
BulgariaSofia, 1,088,700
Burkina FasoOuagadougou, 962,100
BurundiBujumbura, 331,700
 
CambodiaPhnom Penh, 1,169,800
CameroonYaoundé, 1,395,200 (metro. area), 1,154,400 (city proper)
CanadaOttawa, Ontario, 1,142,700 (metro. area)
Cape VerdePraia, 99,400
Central African RepublicBangui, 810,000 (metro. area), 669,800 (city proper)
ChadN'Djamena, 609,600
ChileSantiago, 5,333,100 (metro. area), 4,372,800 (city proper)
ChinaBeijing, 10,849,000 (metro. area), 8,689,000 (city proper)
ColombiaSantafé de Bogotá, 7,594,000 (metro. area), 7,185,889 (city proper)
ComorosMoroni (on Grande Comoro), 60,200
Congo, Democratic Republic of theKinshasa, 6,541,300
Congo, Republic ofBrazzaville, 1,169,900
Costa RicaSan José, 1,527,300 (metro. area), 337,200 (city proper)
Côte d'IvoireYamoussoukro (official), 185,600; Largest city and administrative center: Abidjan, 4,113,600 (metro. area), 3,427,500 (city proper)
CroatiaZagreb, 685,500
CubaHavana, 2,686,000 (metro. area), 2,343,700 (city proper)
CyprusLefkosia (Nicosia) (in government-controlled area), 197,600
Czech RepublicPrague, 1,378,700 (metro. area), 1,169,800 (city proper)
 
DenmarkCopenhagen, 1,094,400
DjiboutiDjibouti, 383,000
DominicaRoseau, 20,000
Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo, 2,851,300 (metro. area), 2,252,400 (city proper)
 
East TimorDili, 50,800
EcuadorQuito 1,780,700 (metro. area), 1,443,900 (city proper)
EgyptCairo, 11,146,000 (metro. area), 7,629,866 (city proper)
El SalvadorSan Salvador, 1,791,700 (metro. area), 504,700 (city proper)
Equatorial GuineaMalabo, 92,900
EritreaAsmara, 899,000 (metro. area), 400,000 (city proper)
EstoniaTallinn, 379,000
EthiopiaAddis Ababa, 2,716,200
 
FijiSuva (on Viti Levu), 177,300
FinlandHelsinki, 1,162,900 (metro. area), 582,600 (city proper)
FranceParis, 9,854,000 (metro. area), 2,110,400 (city proper)
 
GabonLibreville, 661,600
GambiaBanjul, 46,700
GeorgiaTbilisi, 1,440,000 (metro. area), 1,240,200 (city proper)
GermanyBerlin (capital since Oct. 3, 1990), 3,933,300 (metro. area), 3,274,500 (city proper)
GhanaAccra, 2,825,800 (metro. area), 1,661,400 (city proper)
GreeceAthens, 3,247,000 (metro. area), 747,300 (city proper)
GrenadaSt. George's, 4,300
GuatemalaGuatemala City, 2,655,900 (metro. area), 1,128,800 (city proper)
GuineaConakry, 1,767,200
Guinea-BissauBissau, 296,900
GuyanaGeorgetown, 227,700
 
HaitiPort-au-Prince, 1,764,000 (metro. area), 1,119,000 (city proper)
HondurasTegucigalpa, 1,436,000 (metro. area), 1,248,300 (city proper)
HungaryBudapest, 2,597,000 (metro. area), 1,769,500 (city proper)
 
IcelandReykjavik, 184,200 (metro. area), 114,800 (city proper)
IndiaNew Delhi, 15,334,000 (metro. area), 9,817,439 (city proper)
IndonesiaJakarta, 13,194,000 (metro. area), 8,389,443 (city proper)
IranTehran, 7,796,257 (city proper)
IraqBaghdad, 6,777,300 (metro. area), 5,772,000 (city proper)
IrelandDublin, 1,018,500
IsraelJerusalem, 695,500 Note: Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital in 1950, but the U.S., like nearly all other countries, maintains its embassy in Tel Aviv.
ItalyRome, 3,550,900 (metro. area), 2,455,600 (city proper)
 
JamaicaKingston, 937,700 (metro. area), 590,500 (city proper)
JapanTokyo, 35,327,000 (metro. area), 8,483,050 (city proper)
JordanAmman, 2,677,500 (metro. area), 1,293,200
 
KazakhstanAstana, 288,200 (formerly Aqmola; capital since 1997)
KenyaNairobi, 3,064,800 (metro. area), 2,411,900 (city proper)
KiribatiTarawa, 26,600
Korea, NorthPyongyang, 3,222,000 (metro. area), 2,767,900
Korea, SouthSeoul, 10,287,847 (city proper)
KosovoPristina, 400,000 (est.)
KuwaitKuwait, 1,709,800 (metro. area), 32,600 (city proper)
KyrgyzstanBishkek (formerly Frunze), 824,900
 
LaosVientiane, 194,200
LatviaRiga, 867,700 (metro. area), 706,200 (city proper)
LebanonBeirut, 1,916,100 (metro. area), 1,171,000 (city proper)
LesothoMaseru 173,700
LiberiaMonrovia, 1,348,900 (metro. area), 550,200 (city proper)
LibyaTripoli, 2,357,800 (metro. area), 1,269,700 (city proper)
LiechtensteinVaduz, 5,300
LithuaniaVilnius, 543,500
LuxembourgLuxembourg, 78,800
 
MacedoniaSkopje, 587,300 (metro. area), 452,500 (city proper)
MadagascarAntananarivo, 1,390,800
MalawiLilongwe, 499,200
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, 3,688,200 (metro. area), 1,403,400
MaldivesMalé, 81,600
MaliBamako, 1,323,200 (metro. area), 935,400
MaltaValletta, 194,200 (metro. area) 6,900 (city proper)
Marshall IslandsMajuro, 20,500
MauritaniaNouakchott, 661,400
MauritiusPort Louis, 577,200 (metro. area), 143,800 (city proper)
MexicoMexico City, 19,013,000 (metro. area), 8,591,309 (city proper)
MicronesiaPalikir 11,600
MoldovaChisinau, 772,500 (metro. area), 709,900 (city proper)
MonacoMonaco, 1,400
MongoliaUlaan Baatar, 804,200
MontenegroPodgorica (administrative capital), 117,875; Cetinje (capital city), 14,700
MoroccoRabat, 1,636,600
MozambiqueMaputo, 1,691,000 (metro. area), 1,114,000 (city proper)
MyanmarRangoon (Yangon), 4,344,100
 
NamibiaWindhoek, 221,000. Summer capital: Swakopmund, 26,200
NauruYaren, 4,900
NepalKathmandu, 1,203,100 (metro. area), 729,000 (city proper)
NetherlandsAmsterdam (official), 737,900; The Hague (administrative capital), 465,900
New ZealandWellington, 342,500 (metro. area), 165,100 (city proper)
NicaraguaManagua, 1,390,500 (metro. area), 1,146,000 (city proper)
NigerNiamey, 748,600
NigeriaAbuja, 590,400 (metro. area), 165,700 (city proper)
NorwayOslo, 791,500
 
OmanMuscat, 797,000 (metro. area), 54,800 (city proper)
PakistanIslamabad, 601,600
 
PalauMelekeok, 1,000
Palestinian State (proposed)Undetermined
PanamaPanama City, 1,426,000
Papua New GuineaPort Moresby, 343,000
ParaguayAsunción, 2,139,000
PeruLima, 9,130,000
PhilippinesManila, 11,862,000
PolandWarsaw, 1,723,000
PortugalLisbon, 2,843,000
 
QatarDoha, 567,000
 
RomaniaBucharest, 1,937,000
RussiaMoscow, 11,621,000
RwandaKigali, 1,004,000
 
St. Kitts and NevisBasseterre (on St. Kitts), 12,000
St. LuciaCastries, 21,000
St. Vincent and the GrenadinesKingstown, 31,000/td>
SamoaApia, 37,000
San MarinoSan Marino, 4,128
São Tomé and PríncipeSão Tomé, 64,000
Saudi ArabiaRiyadh, 5,451,000
SenegalDakar, 3,035,000
SerbiaBelgrade, 1,135,000
SeychellesVictoria, 27,000
Sierra LeoneFreetown, 941,000
SingaporeSingapore, 5,469,700
SlovakiaBratislava, 434,000
SloveniaLjubljana, 273,000
Solomon IslandsHoniara (on Guadalcanal), 68,000
SomaliaMogadishu, 1,554,000
South AfricaPretoria, 1,501,000; Legislative capital and largest city: Cape Town, 3,562,000. Judicial capital: Bloemfontein, 468,000. No decision has been made to relocate the seat of government. South Africa is demarcated into nine provinces, consisting of the Gauteng, Northern Province, Mpumalanga, North West, KwaZulu/Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Northern Cape, and Free State. Each province has its own capital
South Sudan, Republic ofJuba, 269,000
SpainMadrid, 6,574,000
Sri LankaColombo, 693,000. Legislative and judicial capital: Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, 126,000
SudanKhartoum, 4,632,000
SurinameParamaribo, 278,000
SwazilandMbabane, 66,000
SwedenStockholm, 1,385,000
SwitzerlandBern, 353,000
SyriaDamascus, 2,650,000
 
TaiwanTaipei, 6,950,646 (metro. area), 2,693,672 (city proper)
TajikistanDushanbe, 739,000
TanzaniaDar es Salaam, 3,588,000
ThailandBangkok, 8,426,000
TogoLomé, 1,524,000
TongaNuku'alofa, 25,000
Trinidad and TobagoPort-of-Spain, 66,000
TunisiaTunis, 790,000
TurkeyAnkara, 4,194,000
TurkmenistanAshgabat, 683,000
TuvaluFunafuti, 5,000
 
UgandaKampala, 1,659,000
UkraineKyiv (Kiev), 2,829,000
United Arab EmiratesAbu Dhabi, 942,000
United KingdomLondon, 9,005,000
United StatesWashington, DC, 4,705,000
UruguayMontevideo, 1,672,000
UzbekistanTashkent, 2,227,000
 
VanuatuPort Vila, 47,000
VenezuelaCaracas, 3,242,000
VietnamHanoi, 2,955,000
 
Western Sahara (proposed state)Laayoune, 237,000
 
YemenSanaá, 2,419,000
 
ZambiaLusaka, 1,802,000
ZimbabweHarare, 1,542,000

 

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