Capitals In Europe

Capitals in Europe

  • Amsterdam Amsterdam
    Amsterdam is the capital and most populous municipality of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Its status as the capital is mandated by the Constitution of the Netherlands, although it is not the seat of the government, which is The Hague.
  • Andorra la Vella Andorra la Vella
    Andorra la Vella is the capital of the Principality of Andorra. It is located high in the east Pyrenees, between France and Spain. It is also the name of the parish that surrounds the capital.
  • Ankara Ankara
    Ankara, formerly known as Ancyra and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey. With a population of 4,587,558 in the urban center and 5,150,072 in its province, it is Turkey's second largest city after former imperial capital Istanbul, having overtaken İzmir.
  • Astana Astana
    Astana is the capital city of Kazakhstan. It is located on the banks of Ishim River in the north portion of Kazakhstan, within the Akmola Region, though administrated separately from the region as a city with special status.
  • Athens Athens
    Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years, and its earliest human presence starting somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.
  • Belfast Belfast
    Belfast is the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland, and the second largest on the island of Ireland. On the River Lagan, it had a population of 333,871 in 2015. Belfast was granted city status in 1888.
  • Belgrade Belgrade
    Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. Its name translates to "White city".
  • Berlin Berlin
    Berlin is the capital and the largest city of Germany as well as one of its 16 constituent states. With a population of approximately 3.7 million, Berlin is the second most populous city proper in the European Union and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union.
  • Bern Bern
    The city of Bern or Berne is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their Bundesstadt, or "federal city". With a population of 141,762, Bern is the fifth-most populous city in Switzerland.
  • Bratislava Bratislava
    Bratislava or;, Preßburg or Pressburg is the capital of Slovakia, and with a population of about 450,000, the country's largest city. The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people.
  • Brussels Brussels
    Brussels, officially the Brussels-Capital Region, is a region of Belgium comprising 19 municipalities, including the City of Brussels which is the de jure capital of Belgium.
  • Bucharest Bucharest
    Bucharest is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre. It is located in the southeast of the country, at, on the banks of the Dâmbovița River, less than north of the Danube River and the Bulgarian border.
  • Budapest Budapest
    Budapest is the capital and by far the most populous city of Hungary and one of the largest cities in the European Union.
  • Cardiff Cardiff
    Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom. The city is the country's chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural and sporting institutions, the Welsh national media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales.
  • Chișinău Chișinău
    Chișinău ;, also known as Kishinev, is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Moldova. The city is Moldova's main industrial and commercial center, and is located in the middle of the country, on the river Bîc.
  • City of San Marino City of San Marino
    The City of San Marino, also known simply as San Marino or locally as Città, is the capital city of the Republic of San Marino located on the Italian peninsula, near the Adriatic Sea. The city has a population of 4,128. It is on the western slopes of San Marino's highest point, Monte Titano.
  • Copenhagen Copenhagen
    Copenhagen is the capital and most populous city of Denmark. The city has a population of 763,908, of whom 601,448 live in the Municipality of Copenhagen. The larger urban area has a population of 1,280,371, while the Copenhagen metropolitan area has just over 2 million inhabitants.
  • Dublin Dublin
    Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Dublin is in the province of Leinster on Ireland's east coast, at the mouth of the River Liffey. The city has an urban area population of 1,173,179. The population of the Greater Dublin Area, was 1,904,806 people.
  • Edinburgh Edinburgh
    Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. It is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth's southern shore.
  • European Capital of Culture European Capital of Culture
    The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period of one calendar year during which it organises a series of cultural events with a strong European dimension.
  • European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation
    The European Capitals and Cities of Sport Federation is a non-profit federation based in Brussels which assigns every year since 2001 the awards of European Capital, City, Community and Town of Sport.
  • European Youth Capital European Youth Capital
    The European Youth Capital is the title awarded to a European city for the period of one year, during which it is given the chance to showcase, through a multi-faceted programme, its youth-related cultural, social, political and economic life and development.
  • Gibraltar Gibraltar
    Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of and shares its northern border with Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region.
  • Helsinki Helsinki
    Helsinki is the capital and largest city of Finland. It is in the region of Uusimaa, in southern Finland, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland.
  • Kiev Kiev
    Kiev or Kyiv is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. The population in July 2015 was 2,887,974, making Kiev the 7th most populous city in Europe.
  • Landmarks in Tirana
    There are many Landmarks in Tirana, Albania some of which are of considerable historical or artistic interest. Many monuments and landmarks situated in Tirana, date back to the Illyrian, Roman, Greek and Ottoman periods.
  • Lisbon Lisbon
    Lisbon the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with a population of 552,700 within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
  • Ljubljana Ljubljana
    Ljubljana is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. It has been the cultural, educational, economic, political, and administrative center of independent Slovenia since 1991.
  • London London
    London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
  • Luxembourg City
    Luxembourg, also known as Luxembourg City, is the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, and the country's most populous commune.
  • Madrid Madrid
    Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole. The city has almost 3.166 million inhabitants with a metropolitan area population of approximately 6.5 million.
  • Minsk Minsk
    Minsk, is the capital and largest city of Belarus, on the Svislach and the Nyamiha Rivers. As the national capital, Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region and Minsk raion. In 2013, it had a population of 2,002,600.
  • Monaco Monaco
    Monaco, officially the Principality of Monaco, is a sovereign city-state, country and microstate located on the French Riviera in Western Europe. France borders the country on three sides while the other side borders the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Moscow Moscow
    Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area. Moscow has the status of a Russian federal city.
  • Nicosia Nicosia
    Nicosia is the largest city on the island of Cyprus. It is located near the centre of the Mesaoria plain, on the banks of the River Pedieos.
  • North Nicosia North Nicosia
    North Nicosia or Northern Nicosia is the capital and largest city of the de facto state of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
  • Nuuk Nuuk
    Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland and the municipality of Sermersooq. It is the seat of government and the country's largest cultural and economic centre. The major cities closest to the capital are Iqaluit and St. John's in Canada and Reykjavík in Iceland.
  • Oslo Oslo
    Oslo is the capital and the most populous city in Norway. It constitutes both a county and a municipality.
  • Paris Paris
    Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an administrative-limits area of and a 2015 population of 2,229,621.
  • Podgorica Podgorica
    Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. The city was also called Titograd between 1946 and 1992 when Montenegro was part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, in honour of Josip Broz Tito.
  • Prague Prague
    Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia.
  • Pristina Pristina
    Pristina, also spelled Prishtina or Priština, is the capital and largest city of Kosovo. It is the administrative center of the homonymous municipality and district.
  • Reykjavík Reykjavík
    Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland. It has a latitude of 64°08' N, making it the world's northernmost capital of a sovereign state, and is a popular tourist destination. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxa Bay.
  • Riga Riga
    Riga is the capital and the largest city of Latvia. With 639,630 inhabitants, Riga is the largest city in the Baltic states, home to one third of Latvia's population and one tenth of the Baltic states' population. The city lies on the Gulf of Riga, at the mouth of the Daugava.
  • Rome Rome
    Rome is the capital of Italy and a special comune. Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,877,215 residents in, it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits.
  • Sarajevo Sarajevo
    Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,524 in its current administrative limits. The Sarajevo metropolitan area, including Sarajevo Canton and East Sarajevo is home to 643,016 inhabitants.
  • Skopje Skopje
    Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. It is the country's political, cultural, economic, and academic center. It was known in the Roman period under the name Scupi.
  • Sofia Sofia
    Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. 1.26 million people live in the city and 1.68 million people live in its metropolitan area. The city is at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western part of the country.
  • Stockholm Stockholm
    Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous city in the Nordic countries; 942,370 people live in the municipality, approximately 1.5 million in the urban area, and 2.3 million in the metropolitan area.
  • Sukhumi Sukhumi
    Sukhumi or Sokhumi is a city on the Black Sea coast. It is the capital of the breakaway Republic of Abkhazia which has controlled it since the 1992-93 war in Abkhazia, although most of the international community considers it legally part of Georgia.
  • Tallinn Tallinn
    Tallinn is the capital and largest city of Estonia. It is situated on the northern coast of the country, on the shore of the Gulf of Finland, south of Helsinki, east of Stockholm and west of Saint Petersburg in Harju County. From the 13th century until 1918, the city was known as Reval.
  • Tbilisi Tbilisi
    Tbilisi, in some countries also still named by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.
  • Tirana Tirana
    Tirana is the capital and largest city of Albania.
  • Tórshavn Tórshavn
    Tórshavn is the capital and largest town of the Faroe Islands. Tórshavn is in the southern part on the east coast of Streymoy. To the northwest of the city lies the mountain Húsareyn, and to the southwest, the Kirkjubøreyn. They are separated by the Sandá River.
  • Vaduz Vaduz
    Vaduz is the capital of Liechtenstein and also the seat of the national parliament. The town, which is located along the Rhine River, has about 5,429 residents.
  • Valletta Valletta
    Valletta is the capital city of Malta, colloquially known as Il-Belt in Maltese.
  • Vienna Vienna
    Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.8 million, and its cultural, economic, and political centre. It is the 7th-largest city by population within city limits in the European Union.
  • Vilnius Vilnius
    Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 542,664. Vilnius is located in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the second largest city in the Baltic states.
  • Warsaw Warsaw
    Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It stands on the Vistula River in east-central Poland, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains.
  • Zagreb Zagreb
    Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb lies at an elevation of approximately above sea level.

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