Capitals of the World

Ottawa is the capital of Canada

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and the fourth-largest in the country. Located in the Ottawa Valley, the city is at the southeastern tip of the state of Ontario and is on the border of the province of Québec.

Kyiv is the capital of Ukraine

The area of the capital is nearly 800 sq. km. It’s population has started growing recently and at the beginning of 2004 was 2611 thousand people, most of them Ukrainians but also many Russians, Jews, Bilorussians and Poles. The city is spread on both banks in the middle of the river Dnipro. Central districts of the capital are situated on the Kviv plain that before Dnipro is forming it’s high Right Bank.

Santiago de Chile is the capital of Chile

Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile. It is also the center of its largest conurbation. Santiago is located in the country's central valley, at an elevation of 520 m (1,706 ft) above mean sea level.

Founded in 1541, Santiago has been the capital city of Chile since colonial times. The city has a downtown core of 19th century neoclassical architecture and winding side-streets, dotted by art deco, neo-gothic, and other styles. Santiago's cityscape is shaped by several stand-alone hills and the fast-flowing Mapocho River, lined by parks such as Parque Forestal. Mountains of the Andes chain can be seen from most points in the city. These mountains contribute to a considerable smog problem, particularly during winter. The city outskirts are surrounded by vineyards, and Santiago is within a few hours of both the mountains and the Pacific Ocean.

Bogota, the capital of Colombia

Bogotá, Distrito Capital, from 1991 to 2000 called Santa Fé de Bogotá, is the capital city of Colombia.

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia

Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Mt'k'vari (Kura) River.

Lima is the capital of Peru

Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central part of the country, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

San Jose is the capital of Costa Rica

San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica. Located in the Central Valley.

Asuncion is the capital of Paraguay

Asuncion, city and capital of Paraguay, occupying a promontory and descending to the Paraguay River near its confluence with the Pilcomayo. The city lies 175 feet (53 metres) above sea level.

Georgetown is the capital of Guyana

Georgetown is the capital and largest city of Guyana, located in the Demerara-Mahaica region. It is situated on the Atlantic Ocean coast at the mouth of the Demerara River and it was nicknamed 'Garden City of the Caribbean.'

Caracas is the capital of Venezuela

Caracas officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and largest city of Venezuela. It is located in the northern part of the country.

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam

The oldest and one of the most attractive capital cities in Southeast Asia, Hanoi exudes a rare sense of gracious charm and timelessness. At its core exists a 600-year-old ancient quarter, augmented by a century-old colonial city. Today, the rich cultural heritage of both blends in perfect harmony with growing modernization, as Hanoi claims its position as the heart of Vietnam.

Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark

Copenhagen is the capital and largest city of Denmark. Copenhagen is situated on the islands of Zealand and Amager.

The capital of East Timor is Dili

The capital of East Timor, Dili, is also the largest city of the small and under-developed Asian republic. The capital of East Timor is situated on the northern coast of this small island nation.

Athens, the capital of Greece

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica periphery and it is one of the world's oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,400 years.