national capital

Definitions of national capital
  1. noun
    the capital city of a nation
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    Windhoek
    capital of Namibia in the center of the country
    capital of Afghanistan
    the capital and largest city of Afghanistan; located in eastern Afghanistan
    Albanian capital
    the capital and largest city of Albania in the center of the country
    Algerian capital
    an ancient port on the Mediterranean; the capital and largest city of Algeria
    Angolan capital
    port city on Atlantic coast; the capital and largest city of Angola
    capital of Antigua and Barbuda
    the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda; located on the island of Antigua
    capital of Argentina
    capital and largest city of Argentina; located in eastern Argentina near Uruguay; Argentina's chief port and industrial and cultural center
    Bulgarian capital
    capital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria
    Rangoon
    the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta
    capital of Burundi
    the capital and largest city of Burundi
    Cambodian capital
    the capital and largest city of Kampuchea
    capital of Cameroon
    the capital of Cameroon
    capital of Cape Verde
    the capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
    capital of Central Africa
    the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic
    capital of Sri Lanka
    the capital and largest city of Sri Lanka; has one of the largest harbors in the world; is located on the western coast of the island of Ceylon
    capital of Chad
    the capital and largest city of Chad; located in the southwestern on the Shari river
    Santiago de Chile
    the capital and largest city of Chile; located in central Chile; one of the largest cities in South America
    capital of Red China
    capital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China; 2nd largest Chinese city
    capital of Taiwan
    the capital of Nationalist China; located in northern Taiwan
    capital of Colombia
    capital and largest city of Colombia; located in central Colombia on a high fertile plain
    Brazzaville
    the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo
    Leopoldville
    the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
    capital of Costa Rica
    the capital and largest city of Costa Rica
    Yamoussukro
    capital of the Ivory Coast
    capital of Guatemala
    the capital and largest city of Guatemala
    Honduran capital
    the capital and largest city of Honduras
    Salvadoran capital
    the capital and largest city of El Salvador; has suffered from recurrent earthquakes
    capital of Nicaragua
    the capital and largest city of Nicaragua
    Panamanian capital
    the capital and largest city of Panama
    capital of Mexico
    the capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center; one of the world's largest cities
    capital of Cuba
    the capital and largest city of Cuba; located in western Cuba; one of the oldest cities in the Americas
    Haitian capital
    the capital and largest city of Haiti
    capital of the Dominican Republic
    the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic
    capital of Jamaica
    capital and largest city of Jamaica
    capital of Trinidad and Tobago
    the capital and largest city of Trinidad and Tobago on the west coast of the island of Trinidad
    capital of Cyprus
    the capital and largest city of Cyprus
    Czech capital
    the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country; a cultural and commercial center since the 14th century
    capital of Slovakia
    capital and largest city of Slovakia
    capital of Benin
    the capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon
    capital of Togo
    capital and largest city of Togo; located in the south on the Gulf of Guinea
    Danish capital
    the capital and largest city of Denmark; located on the island of Zealand
    capital of Djibouti
    port city on the Gulf of Aden; the capital and largest city of Djibouti
    Roseau
    the capital and largest city of Dominica
    Malabo
    the capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea
    capital of Norway
    the capital and largest city of Norway; the country's main port; located at the head of a fjord on Norway's southern coast
    capital of Sweden
    the capital and largest city of Sweden; located in southern Sweden on the Baltic
    German capital
    capital of Germany located in eastern Germany
    capital of Ecuador
    the capital of Ecuador
    Asmara
    the capital of Eritrea
    capital of Ethiopia
    the capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city; located in central Ethiopia
    Suva
    the capital and largest city of Fiji (on Viti Levu island)
    capital of Finland
    the capital and largest city of Finland; located in southern Finland; a major port and commercial and cultural center
    capital of Greece
    the capital and largest city of Greece; named after Athena (its patron goddess)
    capital of Israel
    capital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
    capital of Italy
    capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
    capital of Romania
    national capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
    capital of Rwanda
    the national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda
    capital of Serbia and Montenegro
    capital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro; situated on the Danube
    Ljubljana
    the capital of Slovenia
    Zagreb
    the capital of Croatia
    capital of Canada
    the capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec)
    capital of Australia
    the capital of Australia; located in southeastern Australia
    Kolonia
    capital of Micronesia
    Funafuti
    capital of Tuvalu
    Bairiki
    national capital of Kiribati
    capital of Papua New Guinea
    the administrative capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea
    capital of Austria
    the capital and largest city of Austria; located on the Danube in northeastern Austria; was the home of Beethoven and Brahms and Haydn and Mozart and Schubert and Strauss
    capital of the Bahamas
    the capital of the Bahamas
    capital of Bahrain
    the capital of Bahrain; located at the northern end of Bahrain Island
    capital of Bangladesh
    the capital and largest city of Bangladesh
    capital of Belgium
    the capital and largest city of Belgium; seat of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    capital of Botswana
    capital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
    capital of Bolivia
    capital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government; largest city in Bolivia
    Brazilian capital
    the capital of Brazil; a city built on the central plateau and inaugurated in 1960
    capital of the United Kingdom
    the capital and largest city of England; located on the Thames in southeastern England; financial and industrial and cultural center
    capital of Ireland
    capital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
    Egyptian capital
    the capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa; a major port just to the south of the Nile delta; formerly the home of the Pharaohs
    capital of India
    the capital of India is a division of the old city of Delhi
    capital of Nepal
    the capital and largest city of Nepal
    capital of Tibet
    the sacred city of Lamaism; known as the Forbidden City for its former inaccessibility and hostility to strangers
    capital of Indonesia
    capital and largest city of Indonesia; located on the island of Java; founded by the Dutch in 17th century
    Iranian capital
    the capital and largest city of Iran; located in northern Iran
    capital of Iraq
    capital and largest city of Iraq; located on the Tigris River
    Japanese capital
    the capital and largest city of Japan; the economic and cultural center of Japan
    capital of Jordan
    the capital and largest city of Jordan
    capital of Kenya
    the capital and largest city of Kenya; a center for tourist safaris
    capital of Kuwait
    a seaport on the Persian Gulf and capital of Kuwait
    capital of France
    the capital and largest city of France; and international center of culture and commerce
    capital of Gabon
    the capital of Gabon
    capital of Gambia
    a port city and capital of Gambia
    capital of Ghana
    the capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
    capital of Grenada
    the capital and largest city of Grenada
    capital of Guinea
    a port and the capital of Guinea
    capital of Guinea-Bissau
    the capital of Guinea-Bissau
    Georgetown
    port city and the capital and largest city of Guyana
    capital of The Netherlands
    an industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands; center of the diamond-cutting industry; seat of an important stock exchange; known for its canals and art museum
    capital of Hungary
    capital and largest city of Hungary; located on the Danube River in north-central Hungary
    capital of Iceland
    the capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland; buildings are heated by natural hot water
    capital of North Korea
    capital of North Korea and an industrial center
    capital of South Korea
    the capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia; located in northwestern South Korea
    Laotian capital
    the capital and largest city of Laos
    capital of Lebanon
    capital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean
    capital of Lesotho
    the capital of Lesotho; located in northwestern Lesotho
    capital of Liberia
    the capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia
    Tarabulus Al-Gharb
    the capital and chief port and largest city of Libya; in northwestern Libya on the Mediterranean Sea; founded by the Phoenicians in the 7th century BC
    capital of Liechtenstein
    the capital and largest city of Liechtenstein
    capital of Luxembourg
    the capital and largest city of Luxembourg
    Skoplje
    capital of modern Macedonia
    capital of Madagascar
    the capital and largest city of Madagascar
    capital of Malawi
    the capital of Malawi; located in south central Malawi
    capital of Malaysia
    Malaysia's sparkling new capital
    Male
    the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
    Bamako
    the capital of Mali; located in the south on the Niger
    capital of Malta
    the capital of Malta; located on the northeastern coast of the island
    Nouakchott
    capital of Mauritania; located in western Mauritania near the Atlantic coast
    Port Louis
    capital and chief port of Mauritius; located on the northwestern coast of the island
    Monaco-Ville
    the capital of Monaco
    capital of Mongolia
    the capital and largest city of Mongolia
    capital of Morocco
    the capital of Morocco; located in the northwestern on the Atlantic coast
    capital of Mozambique
    the capital and largest city of Mozambique
    capital of New Zealand
    the capital of New Zealand
    capital of Niger
    the capital and largest city of Niger
    capital of Nigeria
    capital of Nigeria in the center of the country
    capital of Oman
    a port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman
    capital of Pakistan
    the capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau; the site was chosen in 1959
    capital of Paraguay
    the capital and chief port of Paraguay
    capital of Peru
    capital and largest city and economic center of Peru; located in western Peru; was capital of the Spanish empire in the New World until the 19th century
    capital of the Philippines
    the capital and largest city of the Philippines; located on southern Luzon
    capital of Poland
    the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland
    capital of Portugal
    capital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal; a major port in western Portugal on Tagus River where it broadens and empties into the Atlantic
    capital of Qatar
    the capital and chief port of Qatar
    Basseterre
    the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis on the island of Saint Christopher
    Castries
    a port on the island of Saint Lucia; capital and largest city of Saint Lucia
    Kingstown
    the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines; on Saint Vincent
    capital of Western Samoa
    the capital of Western Samoa
    capital of San Marino
    the capital and only city of San Marino
    Sao Tome
    capital of Sao Tome and Principe
    capital of Saudi Arabia
    joint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis; largest city in Saudi Arabia
    capital of Senegal
    the capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
    capital of Seychelles
    port city and the capital of Seychelles
    capital of Sierra Leone
    port city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone
    capital of Singapore
    the capital of Singapore; one of the world's biggest ports
    Honiara
    national capital of Solomon Islands
    capital of Somalia
    the capital and largest city of Somalia; a port on the Indian Ocean
    capital of South Africa
    city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa
    capital of the Russian Federation
    a city of central European Russia; formerly capital of both the Soviet Union and Soviet Russia; since 1991 the capital of the Russian Federation
    capital of Belarus
    the capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States
    capital of Estonia
    a port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia
    capital of Latvia
    a port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia; formerly a member of the Hanseatic League
    capital of Lithuania
    the capital and largest city of Lithuania; located in southeastern Lithuania
    capital of Moldova
    the capital of Moldova
    capital of the Ukraine
    capital and largest city of the Ukraine; a major manufacturing and transportation center
    capital of Armenia
    capital of Armenia
    capital of Azerbaijan
    a port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
    capital of Georgia
    the capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
    capital of Kazakhstan
    remote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
    capital of Kyrgyzstan
    the capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
    capital of Tajikistan
    the capital of Tajikistan; formerly Stalinabad 1926-1991
    capital of Turkmenistan
    the capital and largest city of Turkmenistan
    capital of Uzbek
    the capital of Uzbekistan
    capital of Spain
    the capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain; home of an outstanding art museum
    capital of Sudan
    the capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile
    capital of Suriname
    the capital and largest city and major port of Surinam
    capital of Swaziland
    capital of Swaziland; located in northwestern Swaziland
    capital of Switzerland
    the capital of Switzerland; located in western Switzerland
    capital of Syria
    an ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria; according to the New Testament, the Apostle Paul (then known as Saul) underwent a dramatic conversion on the road to Damascus
    capital of Tanzania
    the capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
    capital of Thailand
    the capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand; a leading city in southeastern Asia; noted for Buddhist architecture
    capital of Tunisia
    the capital and principal port of Tunisia
    capital of Turkey
    the capital of Turkey; located in west-central Turkey; it was formerly known as Angora and is the home of Angora goats
    capital of Uganda
    the capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
    United Arab Emirates's capital
    a sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates
    capital of the United States
    the capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca; George Washington commissioned Charles L'Enfant to lay out the city in 1791
    capital of Uruguay
    the capital and largest city of Uruguay; a cosmopolitan city and one of the busiest ports in South America
    capital of Vanuatu
    capital of Vanuatu
    capital of Venezuela
    the capital and largest city of Venezuela
    capital of Vietnam
    the capital city of Vietnam; located in North Vietnam
    Sana'a
    the capital and largest city of Yemen; on the central plateau
    capital of Zambia
    the capital and largest city of Zambia
    capital of Zimbabwe
    the capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
    type of:
    capital
    a seat of government
    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
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