#1. Until 1982 this capital was officially known as Salisbury:
The city was founded in 1890 and originally named Fort Salisbury after the UK Prime Minister Lord Salisbury. Salisbury later became the seat of the Southern Rhodesian (later Rhodesian) government and, between 1953-63, the capital of the Central African Federation. It was renamed Harare in 1982, after Zimbabwe gained independence from the United Kingdom.
#2. Amman is the capital of which country?
Amman is the capital of Jordan. It is the country’s economic, political and cultural centre. Amman has a population of more than 4 million and a land area of 1,680 square km.
#3. Ankara is the capital of which country?
Ankara is the capital of Turkey since 1923 and the country’s second largest city, Istanbul being the largest.
#4. These cities are capitals in South America, except:
São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil and South America, but it is not the capital city (Rio de Janeiro is the capital of Brazil). Caracas is the capital city of Venezuela, Lima is the capital of Peru, and Santiago the capital of Chile.
#5. Mogadishu is the capital city in which country?
Mogadishu, known locally as Xamar or Hamar, is the capital and most populous city of Somalia.
#6. Which of these capitals is in South America?
Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay, South America.
#7. Bogotá is the capital city of which country?
Bogotá is the capital city of Colombia.
#8. These cities are capitals in Europe, except:
The Swiss city of Geneva is known as the peace capital of the world. It is home to the United Nations European headquarters and many peace negotiations have taken place in the city. But it is not a capital city. The capital of Switzerland is Bern.
#9. Helsinki is the capital of which country?
Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is also Finland’s major cultural, educational, financial, and political center as well as one of northern Europe’s major cities. Finland is a Nordic country bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north, Russia to the east and Estonia to the south over the Gulf of Finland.
#10. Luanda is the capital city of which African country?
Luanda is the capital and largest city in Angola, and the country’s most populous and important city.
This Geography Quiz about Capital Cities (No. 3)
Geography Quiz – Capital Cities III
This is the third geography quiz about capital cities of the world at quizagogo.com. 10 questions about main cities across the globe.
A family challenge for young and old or a quick brush-up for any pub quiz or quiz night.