HyperDic: national_capital

English > 1 sense of the expression national capital:
NOUNlocationnational capitalthe capital city of a nation
English > national capital: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe capital city of a nation.
InstancesAbu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates's capitalA sheikhdom of eastern Arabia and capital of the United Arab Emirates
Abuja, capital of Nigeria, Nigerian capitalCapital of Nigeria in the center of the country
Accra, capital of GhanaThe capital and largest city of Ghana with a deep-water port
Addis Ababa, New Flower, capital of EthiopiaThe capital of Ethiopia and the country's largest city
Algiers, Algerian capitalAn ancient port on the Mediterranean
Amman, capital of JordanThe capital and largest city of Jordan
Amsterdam, Dutch capital, capital of The NetherlandsAn industrial center and the nominal capital of the Netherlands
Ankara, Turkish capital, capital of Turkey, AngoraThe capital of Turkey
Antananarivo, capital of MadagascarThe capital and largest city of Madagascar / Madagascar
Apia, capital of Western SamoaThe capital of Western Samoa
Ashkhabad, capital of TurkmenistanThe capital and largest city of Turkmenistan
Asmara, AsmeraThe capital of Eritrea
Astana, Akmola, capital of KazakhstanRemote city of Kazakhstan that (ostensibly for security reasons) was made the capital in 1998
Asuncion, capital of ParaguayThe capital and chief port of Paraguay
Athens, Athinai, capital of Greece, Greek capitalThe capital and largest city of Greece
Baghdad, Bagdad, capital of IraqCapital and largest city of Iraq
Baku, capital of AzerbaijanA port city on the Caspian Sea that is the capital of Azerbaijan and an important center for oil production
BamakoThe capital of Mali
Bangkok, capital of Thailand, Krung ThepThe capital and largest city and chief port of Thailand
Bangui, capital of Central AfricaThe capital and largest city of the Central African Republic
Banjul, capital of GambiaA port city and capital of Gambia
BasseterreThe capital of Saint Kitts and Nevis on the island of Saint Christopher
Bayrut, Beirut, capital of LebanonCapital and largest city of Lebanon
Beijing, Peking, Peiping, capital of Red ChinaCapital of the People's Republic of China in the Hebei province in northeastern China
Belfast, capital of Northern IrelandCapital and largest city of Northern Ireland
Belgrade, Beograd, capital of Serbia and MontenegroCapital and largest city of Serbia and Montenegro
Berlin, German capitalCapital of Germany located in eastern Germany
Bern, Berne, capital of SwitzerlandThe capital of Switzerland
Bishkek, Biskek, Frunze, capital of KyrgyzstanThe capital of Kyrgyzstan (known as Frunze 1926-1991)
Bissau, capital of Guinea-BissauThe capital of Guinea-Bissau
Bogota, capital of ColombiaCapital and largest city of Colombia
Brasilia, Brazilian capital, capital of BrazilThe capital of Brazil
Bratislava, capital of Slovakia, Pressburg, PozsonyCapital and largest city of Slovakia
BrazzavilleThe capital and largest city of the Republic of the Congo
Bridgetown, capital of BarbadosCapital of Barbados
Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgian capital, capital of BelgiumThe capital and largest city of Belgium
Bucharest, Bucharesti, Bucuresti, capital of Romanianational capital and largest city of Romania in southeastern Romania
Budapest, Hungarian capital, capital of HungaryCapital and largest city of Hungary
Buenos Aires, capital of ArgentinaCapital and largest city of Argentina
Bujumbura, Usumbura, capital of BurundiThe capital and largest city of Burundi
Cairo, Al Qahira, El Qahira, Egyptian capital, capital of EgyptThe capital of Egypt and the largest city in Africa
Canberra, Australian capital, capital of AustraliaThe capital of Australia
Caracas, capital of VenezuelaThe capital and largest city of Venezuela
CardiffThe capital and largest city of Wales
CastriesA port on the island of Saint Lucia
Colombo, capital of Sri LankaThe capital and largest city of Sri Lanka
Conakry, Konakri, capital of GuineaA port and the capital of Guinea
Copenhagen, Kobenhavn, Danish capitalThe capital and largest city of Denmark
Dakar, capital of SenegalThe capital and chief port and largest city of Senegal
Dar es Salaam, capital of TanzaniaThe capital and largest port city of Tanzania on the Indian Ocean
Dhaka, Dacca, capital of BangladeshThe capital and largest city of Bangladesh
Dimash, Damascus, capital of SyriaAn ancient city (widely regarded as the world's oldest) and present capital and largest city of Syria
Djibouti, capital of Djiboutiport city on the Gulf of Aden
Doha, Bida, El Beda, capital of QatarThe capital and chief port of Qatar
Dublin, Irish capital, capital of IrelandCapital and largest city and major port of the Irish Republic
Dushanbe, Dusanbe, Dyushambe, Stalinabad, capital of TajikistanThe capital of Tajikistan
EdinburghThe capital of Scotland
Freetown, capital of Sierra Leoneport city and the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone
FunafutiCapital of Tuvalu
Gaborone, capital of BotswanaCapital and largest city of Botswana in the extreme southeast
George TownThe capital of the Cayman Islands
Georgetown, Stabroekport city and the capital and largest city of Guyana
Gran Santiago, Santiago, Santiago de Chile, capital of ChileThe capital and largest city of Chile
Guatemala City, capital of GuatemalaThe capital and largest city of Guatemala
Hanoi, capital of VietnamThe capital city of Vietnam
Harare, Salisbury, capital of ZimbabweThe capital and largest city of Zimbabwe
Havana, capital of Cuba, Cuban capitalThe capital and largest city of Cuba
Helsinki, Helsingfors, capital of Finland, Finnish capitalThe capital and largest city of Finland
Honiaranational capital of Solomon Islands
Islamabad, capital of PakistanThe capital of Pakistan in the north on a plateau
Jakarta, Djakarta, capital of IndonesiaCapital and largest city of Indonesia
Jerusalem, capital of IsraelCapital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed)
Kabul, capital of AfghanistanThe capital and largest city of Afghanistan
Kampala, capital of UgandaThe capital and largest city of Uganda on the north shore of Lake Victoria
Kathmandu, Katmandu, capital of NepalThe capital and largest city of Nepal
Khartoum, capital of SudanThe capital of Sudan located at the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile
Kigali, capital of RwandaThe national capital and largest city of Rwanda
Kingston, capital of Jamaica, Jamaican capitalCapital and largest city of Jamaica
KingstownThe capital of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Kinshasa, LeopoldvilleThe capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo on the Congo river opposite Brazzaville
Kishinev, Chisinau, capital of MoldovaThe capital of Moldova
KoloniaCapital of Micronesia
Kuwait, Kuwait City, Koweit, capital of KuwaitA seaport on the Persian Gulf and capital of Kuwait
Kyyiv, Kiev, capital of the UkraineCapital and largest city of the Ukraine
La Paz, capital of BoliviaCapital city in western Bolivia and the administrative seat of Bolivia's government
Lhasa, Lassa, capital of Tibet, Forbidden CityThe sacred city of Lamaism
Libreville, capital of GabonThe capital of Gabon
Lilongwe, capital of MalawiThe capital of Malawi
Lima, capital of PeruCapital and largest city and economic center of Peru
Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of PortugalCapital and largest city and economic and cultural center of Portugal
LjubljanaThe capital of Slovenia
Lome, capital of Togocapital and largest city of Togo
London, Greater London, British capital, capital of the United KingdomThe capital and largest city of England
Luanda, Angolan capitalport city on Atlantic coast
Lusaka, capital of ZambiaThe capital and largest city of Zambia
Luxembourg-Ville, Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Luxembourg City, capital of LuxembourgThe capital and largest city of Luxembourg
Madrid, capital of Spain, Spanish capitalThe capital and largest city situated centrally in Spain
MalaboThe capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea
MaleThe capital of Maldives in the center of the islands
Managua, capital of Nicaragua, Nicaraguan capitalThe capital and largest city of Nicaragua
Manama, capital of BahrainThe capital of Bahrain
Manila, capital of the PhilippinesThe capital and largest city of the Philippines
Maputo, capital of MozambiqueThe capital and largest city of Mozambique
Maseru, capital of LesothoThe capital of Lesotho
Mbabane, capital of SwazilandCapital of Swaziland
Mexico City, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexican capital, capital of MexicoThe capital and largest city of Mexico is a political and cultural and commercial and industrial center
Minsk, capital of BelarusThe capital of Belarus and of the Commonwealth of Independent States
Mogadishu, Mogadiscio, capital of SomaliaThe capital and largest city of Somalia
Monaco-VilleThe capital of Monaco
Monrovia, Liberian capital, capital of LiberiaThe capital and chief port and largest city of Liberia
Montevideo, capital of UruguayThe capital and largest city of Uruguay
Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation, Russian capitalA city of central European Russia
Muscat, Masqat, capital of OmanA port on the Gulf of Oman and capital of the sultanate of Oman
N'Djamena, Ndjamena, Fort-Lamy, capital of ChadThe capital and largest city of Chad
Nairobi, capital of KenyaThe capital and largest city of Kenya
Nassau, capital of the BahamasThe capital of the Bahamas
Niamey, capital of NigerThe capital and largest city of Niger
Nicosia, capital of CyprusThe capital and largest city of Cyprus
Nouakchottcapital of Mauritania
Oslo, Christiania, capital of NorwayThe capital and largest city of Norway
Ottawa, Canadian capital, capital of CanadaThe capital of Canada (located in southeastern Ontario across the Ottawa river from Quebec)
Panama City, capital of Panama, Panamanian capitalThe capital and largest city of Panama
Paramaribo, capital of SurinameThe capital and largest city and major port of Surinam
Paris, City of Light, French capital, capital of FranceThe capital and largest city of France
Phnom Penh, Pnom Penh, Cambodian capitalThe capital and largest city of Kampuchea
Port-au-Prince, Haitian capitalThe capital and largest city of Haiti
Port LouisCapital and chief port of Mauritius
Port Moresby, capital of Papua New GuineaThe administrative capital and largest city of Papua New Guinea
Port Vila, Vila, capital of VanuatuCapital of Vanuatu
Port of Spain, Port-of-Spain, capital of Trinidad and TobagoThe capital and largest city of Trinidad and Tobago on the west coast of the island of Trinidad
Porto Novo, capital of BeninThe capital of Benin in southwestern part of country on a coastal lagoon
Prague, Praha, Prag, Czech capitalThe capital and largest city of the Czech Republic in the western part of the country
Praia, Cidade de Praia, capital of Cape VerdeThe capital of Cape Verde on Sao Tiago Island
Pretoria, capital of South Africacity in the Transvaal
Putrajaya, capital of MalaysiaMalaysia's sparkling new capital
Pyongyang, capital of North KoreaCapital of North Korea and an industrial center
Quito, capital of EcuadorThe capital of Ecuador
Rabat, capital of MoroccoThe capital of Morocco
Reykjavik, capital of IcelandThe capital and chief port of Iceland on the southwestern coast of Iceland
Riga, capital of LatviaA port city on the Gulf of Riga that is the capital and largest city of Latvia
Riyadh, capital of Saudi Arabiajoint capital (with Mecca) of Saudi Arabia located in the central oasis
Rome, Roma, Eternal City, Italian capital, capital of ItalyCapital and largest city of Italy
RoseauThe capital and largest city of Dominica
San Jose, capital of Costa RicaThe capital and largest city of Costa Rica
San Marino, capital of San MarinoThe capital and only city of San Marino
San Salvador, Salvadoran capitalThe capital and largest city of El Salvador
Sana, Sanaa, Sana'aThe capital and largest city of Yemen
Santo Domingo, Ciudad Trujillo, capital of the Dominican RepublicThe capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic
Sao TomeCapital of Sao Tome and Principe
Seoul, capital of South KoreaThe capital of South Korea and the largest city of Asia
Singapore, capital of SingaporeThe capital of Singapore
Skopje, Skoplje, UskubCapital of modern Macedonia
Sofia, Serdica, Bulgarian capitalCapital and largest city of Bulgaria located in western Bulgaria
St. George's, capital of GrenadaThe capital and largest city of Grenada
St. John's, Saint John's, capital of Antigua and BarbudaThe capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda
Stockholm, capital of SwedenThe capital and largest city of Sweden
SuvaThe capital and largest city of Fiji (on Viti Levu island)
Taipei, Taipeh, capital of TaiwanThe capital of Nationalist China
Tallinn, Tallin, capital of EstoniaA port city on the Gulf of Finland that is the capital and largest city of Estonia
Tarawa, Bairikinational capital of Kiribati
Tashkent, Taskent, capital of UzbekThe capital of Uzbekistan
Tbilisi, Tiflis, capital of GeorgiaThe capital and largest city of Georgia on the Kura river
Tegucigalpa, Honduran capitalThe capital and largest city of Honduras
Teheran, Tehran, capital of Iran, Iranian capitalThe capital and largest city of Iran
Tirana, Albanian capitalThe capital and largest city of Albania in the center of the country
Tokyo, Tokio, Yeddo, Yedo, Edo, Japanese capital, capital of JapanThe capital and largest city of Japan
Tripoli, Tarabulus Al-Gharb, capital of LibyaThe capital and chief port and largest city of Libya
Tunis, capital of TunisiaThe capital and principal port of Tunisia
Ulan Bator, Ulaanbaatar, Urga, Kulun, capital of MongoliaThe capital and largest city of Mongolia
Vaduz, capital of LiechtensteinThe capital and largest city of Liechtenstein
Valletta, Valetta, capital of MaltaThe capital of Malta
Victoria, capital of Seychellesport city and the capital of Seychelles
Vienna, Austrian capital, capital of AustriaThe capital and largest city of Austria
Vientiane, Laotian capital, capital of LaosThe capital and largest city of Laos
Vilnius, Vilna, Vilno, Wilno, capital of LithuaniaThe capital and largest city of Lithuania
Warszawa, Warsaw, capital of PolandThe capital and largest city of Poland
Washington, Washington D.C., American capital, capital of the United StatesThe capital of the United States in the District of Columbia and a tourist mecca
Wellington, capital of New ZealandThe capital of New Zealand
WindhoekCapital of Namibia in the center of the country
YamoussukroCapital of the Ivory Coast
Yangon, RangoonThe capital and largest city of Myanmar
Yaounde, capital of CameroonThe capital of Cameroon
Yerevan, Jerevan, Erivan, capital of ArmeniaCapital of Armenia
ZagrebThe capital of Croatia
BroadercapitalA seat of government
city, metropolis, urban centerA large and densely populated urban area
Spanishcapital de nación, capital, capital nacional
Catalancapital de nació, capital nacional

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