List of capitals by population

List of capitals of the world. The list consists of 203 capitals of the states of the Earth.

# Name, city Population
1Flag of  China Beijing, the capital of China21 705 033
2Flag of  Russia Moscow, the capital of Russia11 514 405
3Flag of  Indonesia Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia10 135 067
4Flag of  Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa, the capital of Democratic Republic of the Congo10 076 161
5Flag of  South Korea Seoul, the capital of South Korea10 063 256
6Flag of  India New Delhi, the capital of India9 879 234
7Flag of  Japan Tokyo, the capital of Japan8 967 744
8Flag of  Bangladesh Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh8 906 059
9Flag of  Mexico Mexico, the capital of Mexico8 800 078
10Flag of  Peru Lima, the capital of Peru8 486 908
11Flag of  Thailand Bangkok, the capital of Thailand8 280 930
12Flag of  United Kingdom London, the capital of United Kingdom8 173 921
13Flag of  Egypt Cairo, the capital of Egypt8 105 079
14Flag of  Colombia Bogota, the capital of Colombia7 980 003
15Flag of  Iran Tehran, the capital of Iran7 797 530
16Flag of  Iraq Baghdad, the capital of Iraq7 055 260
17Flag of  Vietnam Hanoi , the capital of Vietnam6 448 867
18Flag of  Chile Santiago, the capital of Chile5 279 229
19Flag of  Saudi Arabia Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia5 188 328
20Flag of  Singapore Singapore, the capital of Singapore5 183 731
21Flag of  Turkey Ankara, the capital of Turkey3 945 712
22Flag of  Ethiopia Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia3 480 295
23Flag of  Kenya Nairobi, the capital of Kenya3 476 670
24Flag of  Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, the capital of Dominican Republic3 339 411
25Flag of  Algeria Algiers, the capital of Algeria3 335 515
26Flag of  Germany Berlin, the capital of Germany3 326 095
27Flag of  North Korea Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea3 255 309
28Flag of  Greece Athens, the capital of Greece3 168 940
29Flag of  Spain Madrid, the capital of Spain3 155 368
30Flag of  Afghanistan Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan3 071 427
31Flag of  Nepal Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal3 008 538
32Flag of  Ukraine Kiev, the capital of Ukraine2 888 522
33Flag of  Italy Rome, the capital of Italy2 870 515
34Flag of  Brazil Brasilia, the capital of Brazil2 852 395
35Flag of  Argentina Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina2 776 202
36Flag of  Taiwan Republic of China (ROC) Taipei, the capital of Taiwan Republic of China (ROC)2 696 335
37Flag of  Sudan Khartoum, the capital of Sudan2 682 459
38Flag of  Angola Luanda, the capital of Angola2 644 394
39Flag of  Madagascar Antananarivo, the capital of Madagascar2 610 025
40Flag of  Senegal Dakar, the capital of Senegal2 583 084
41Flag of  Yemen Sana, the capital of Yemen2 575 406
42Flag of  Guatemala Guatemala city, the capital of Guatemala2 541 651
43Flag of  Romania Bucharest, the capital of Romania2 354 546
44Flag of  Ghana Accra, the capital of Ghana2 291 445
45Flag of  France Paris, the capital of France2 240 676
46Flag of  Uzbekistan Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan2 135 763
47Flag of  Cuba Havana, the capital of Cuba2 126 069
48Flag of  Zimbabwe Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe2 123 198
49Flag of  Azerbaijan Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan2 092 054
50Flag of  Sweden Stockholm, the capital of Sweden1 981 339
51Flag of  Belarus Minsk, the capital of Belarus1 949 089
52Flag of  Mali Bamako, the capital of Mali1 926 754
53Flag of  Cameroon Yaounde, the capital of Cameroon1 926 500
54Flag of  Morocco Discount, the capital of Morocco1 884 999
55Flag of  Venezuela Caracas, the capital of Venezuela1 836 330
56Flag of  South Africa Pretoria, the capital of South Africa1 815 904
57Flag of  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia1 809 778
58Flag of  Austria Vienna, the capital of Austria1 765 700
59Flag of  Hungary Budapest, the capital of Hungary1 744 710
60Flag of  Poland Warszawa, the capital of Poland1 720 442
61Flag of  Philippines Capital of Manila, the capital of Philippines1 660 753
62Flag of  Ecuador Quito, the capital of Ecuador1 607 767
63Flag of  Somalia Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia1 588 175
64Flag of  Syria Damascus, the capital of Syria1 580 911
65Flag of  Uganda Kampala, the capital of Uganda1 514 302
66Flag of  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi, the capital of United Arab Emirates1 463 559
67Flag of  Zambia Lusaka, the capital of Zambia1 451 151
68Flag of  Mongolia Ulaanbaatar , the capital of Mongolia1 405 002
69Flag of  Guinea Conakry, the capital of Guinea1 400 077
70Flag of  Cambodia Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia1 372 379
71Flag of  Nigeria Abuja, the capital of Nigeria1 352 767
72Flag of  Uruguay Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay1 304 738
73Flag of  Czech Republic Praha, the capital of Czech Republic1 272 783
74Flag of  Denmark Copenhagen , the capital of Denmark1 246 655
75Flag of  Bulgaria Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria1 196 456
76Flag of  Burkina Faso Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso1 181 799
77Flag of  Serbia Belgrade, the capital of Serbia1 154 597
78Flag of  Mozambique Maputo, the capital of Mozambique1 149 759
79Flag of  Honduras Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras1 142 462
80Flag of  Congo Brazzaville, the capital of Congo1 138 093
81Flag of  Kazakhstan Nur-Sultan, the capital of Kazakhstan1 136 012
82Flag of  Pakistan Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan1 134 964
83Flag of  Armenia Yerevan, the capital of Armenia1 068 396
84Flag of  Georgia Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia1 062 363
85Flag of  Jordan Amman, the capital of Jordan1 036 393
86Flag of  Rwanda Kigali, the capital of Rwanda1 029 395
87Flag of  Libya Tripoli, the capital of Libya1 018 742
88Flag of  Liberia Monrovia, the capital of Liberia1 011 034
89Flag of  Turkmenistan Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan1 003 733
90Flag of  Kyrgyzstan Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan995 345
91Flag of  Haiti Port-AU-Prince , the capital of Haiti977 840
92Flag of  Myanmar Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar924 676
93Flag of  Nicaragua Managua, the capital of Nicaragua908 970
94Flag of  Israel Jerusalem, the capital of Israel901 384
95Flag of  Panama Panama city, the capital of Panama880 719
96Flag of  Mauritania Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania870 152
97Flag of  Malawi Lilongwe , the capital of Malawi866 302
98Flag of  Sierra Leone Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone836 582
99Flag of  Niger Niamey, the capital of Niger829 319
100Flag of  Netherlands Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands825 125
101Flag of  Canada Ottawa, the capital of Canada812 195
102Flag of  Qatar Doha, the capital of Qatar796 960
103Flag of  Chad Ndjamena, the capital of Chad792 489
104Flag of  Gabon Libreville, the capital of Gabon753 563
105Flag of  Tajikistan Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan730 572
106Flag of  Togo Lome, the capital of Togo729 356
107Flag of  Tunisia Tunisia City, the capital of Tunisia728 484
108Flag of  Albania Tirana, the capital of Albania726 574
109Flag of  Croatia Zagreb, the capital of Croatia688 172
110Flag of  Moldova Kishinev, the capital of Moldova674 579
111Flag of  Norway Oslo , the capital of Norway673 519
112Flag of  Macau (China) Macau (China), the capital of Macau (China)667 412
113Flag of  Djibouti Djibouti city, the capital of Djibouti655 035
114Flag of  Latvia Rīga, the capital of Latvia638 857
115Flag of  United States of America (USA) Washington, the capital of United States of America (USA)601 765
116Flag of  Jamaica kingston, the capital of Jamaica587 856
117Flag of  Finland Helsinki, the capital of Finland574 679
118Flag of  Portugal Lisbon , the capital of Portugal547 828
119Flag of  Eritrea Asmara, the capital of Eritrea543 798
120Flag of  Central African Republic Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic542 413
121Flag of  Paraguay Asuncion, the capital of Paraguay542 074
122Flag of  Lithuania Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania540 014
123Flag of  El Salvador San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador507 704
124Flag of  Ireland Dublin, the capital of Ireland506 304
125Flag of  North Macedonia Skopje, the capital of North Macedonia467 346
126Flag of  Slovakia Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia413 207
127Flag of  Australia Canberra, the capital of Australia410 262
128Flag of  Kosovo Prishtina, the capital of Kosovo398 193
129Flag of  Estonia Tallinn, the capital of Estonia395 477
130Flag of  Guinea-Bissau Bissau, the capital of Guinea-Bissau388 033
131Flag of  Puerto Rico (US) San Juan, the capital of Puerto Rico (US)382 002
132Flag of  South Sudan Juba, the capital of South Sudan372 510
133Flag of  New Zealand Wellington, the capital of New Zealand360 677
134Flag of  Namibia Windhoek, the capital of Namibia334 603
135Flag of  Tanzania capital Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania324 395
136Flag of  Papua New Guinea Port Moresby, the capital of Papua New Guinea317 388
137Flag of  Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina291 511
138Flag of  Bolivia Sucre is the capital, the capital of Bolivia281 308
139Flag of  Slovenia Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia277 597
140Flag of  Lesotho Maseru, the capital of Lesotho267 623
141Flag of  Ivory Coast Yamoussoukro, the capital of Ivory Coast259 459
142Flag of  Benin Porto-Novo, the capital of Benin259 059
143Flag of  Fiji Suva, the capital of Fiji252 157
144Flag of  Suriname Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname246 202
145Flag of  Laos Vientiane, the capital of Laos237 373
146Flag of  Botswana Gaborone, the capital of Botswana227 373
147Flag of  Bahamas Nassau, the capital of Bahamas210 854
148Flag of  Guyana Georgetown, the capital of Guyana200 594
149Flag of  East Timor Díli, the capital of East Timor193 622
150Flag of  Western Sahara El Aaiun, the capital of Western Sahara183 765
151Flag of  Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital of Brunei181 577
152Flag of  Equatorial Guinea Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea179 337
153Flag of  Costa Rica San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica159 598
154Flag of  Mauritius Port Louis, the capital of Mauritius156 731
155Flag of  Kuwait Kuwait, the capital of Kuwait151 033
156Flag of  Belgium Bruxelles, Brussel, the capital of Belgium144 835
157Flag of  Bahrain Manama, the capital of Bahrain143 048
158Flag of  Montenegro Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro136 485
159Flag of  Switzerland Berne, the capital of Switzerland128 927
160Flag of  Sri Lanka Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the capital of Sri Lanka119 409
161Flag of  Iceland Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland117 604
162Flag of  Cape Verde Praia, the capital of Cape Verde113 387
163Flag of  Barbados Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados98 772
164Flag of  Maldives Male, the capital of Maldives92 613
165Flag of  Bhutan Thimphu, the capital of Bhutan79 266
166Flag of  Luxembourg Luxembourg, the capital of Luxembourg76 472
167Flag of  São Tomé and Príncipe Sao Tome, the capital of São Tomé and Príncipe67 910
168Flag of  Saint Lucia Castries, the capital of Saint Lucia65 693
169Flag of  Abkhazia Sukhum, the capital of Abkhazia65 247
170Flag of  Solomon Islands Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands64 701
171Flag of  Eswatini Mbabane, the capital of Eswatini62 689
172Flag of  Northern Cyprus Lefkosa, the capital of Northern Cyprus61 437
173Flag of  Palestine Ramallah, the capital of Palestine57 049
174Flag of  Cyprus Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus55 038
175Flag of  Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago50 062
176Flag of  Comoros Moroni, the capital of Comoros48 605
177Flag of  Kiribati South Tarawa, the capital of Kiribati47 994
178Flag of  Vanuatu Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu47 598
179Flag of  Samoa Apia, the capital of Samoa37 407
180Flag of  Gambia Banjul, the capital of Gambia34 153
181Flag of  Antigua and Barbuda Saint John’s, the capital of Antigua and Barbuda31 094
182Flag of  South Ossetia Tskhinval, the capital of South Ossetia30 456
183Flag of  Marshall Islands Majuro, the capital of Marshall Islands30 095
184Flag of  Oman Muscat, the capital of Oman25 834
185Flag of  Burundi Gitega, the capital of Burundi24 942
186Flag of  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown, the capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines24 530
187Flag of  Tonga Nuku'alofa, the capital of Tonga24 405
188Flag of  Seychelles Victoria, the capital of Seychelles22 944
189Flag of  Andorra Andorra la Vella, the capital of Andorra22 698
190Flag of  Lebanon Beirut, the capital of Lebanon18 126
191Flag of  Saint Kitts and Nevis Buster, the capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis15 559
192Flag of  Dominica Roseau, the capital of Dominica14 793
193Flag of  Belize Belmopan, the capital of Belize13 375
194Flag of  F.S. Micronesia Palikir, the capital of F.S. Micronesia7 100
195Flag of  Malta Valletta , the capital of Malta6 393
196Flag of  Liechtenstein Vaduz, the capital of Liechtenstein5 328
197Flag of  Tuvalu Funafuti, the capital of Tuvalu5 165
198Flag of  San Marino San Marino, the capital of San Marino4 456
199Flag of  Grenada Saint George's, the capital of Grenada3 070
200Flag of  Monaco Monaco city, the capital of Monaco1 082
201Flag of  Nauru Yaren, the capital of Nauru841
202Flag of  Vatican City Vatican City, the capital of Vatican City635
203Flag of  Palau Ngerulmud, the capital of Palau332
The site chislennost.com uses information from official sources and is updated every month. Some data may differ due to the lack of the latest census.

FAQ

⚡ What is the largest capital city by population?

The largest population in the capital of China, Beijing is 21,705,000 for 2021.