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Asia Capitals Quiz

Try to guess capital cities of all the countries in Asia.
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Last updated: September 15, 2022
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First submittedJune 2, 2012
Times taken513,028
Average score64.6%
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Country
Capital
Afghanistan
Kabul
Armenia
Yerevan
Azerbaijan
Baku
Bahrain
Manama
Bangladesh
Dhaka
Bhutan
Thimphu
Brunei
Bandar Seri
Begawan
Cambodia
Phnom Penh
China
Beijing
Cyprus
Nicosia
East Timor
Dili
Georgia
Tbilisi
India
New Delhi
Indonesia
Jakarta
Iran
Tehran
Iraq
Baghdad
Country
Capital
Israel
Jerusalem
Japan
Tokyo
Jordan
Amman
Kazakhstan
Astana
Kuwait
Kuwait City
Kyrgyzstan
Bishkek
Laos
Vientiane
Lebanon
Beirut
Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur
Maldives
Malé
Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar
Myanmar
Naypyidaw
Nepal
Kathmandu
North Korea
Pyongyang
Oman
Muscat
Pakistan
Islamabad
Country
Capital
Philippines
Manila
Qatar
Doha
Saudi Arabia
Riyadh
Singapore
Singapore
South Korea
Seoul
Sri Lanka
Sri Jayawardenepura
Kotte
Syria
Damascus
Taiwan
Taipei
Tajikistan
Dushanbe
Thailand
Bangkok
Turkey
Ankara
Turkmenistan
Ashgabat
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
Vietnam
Hanoi
Yemen
Sana'a
100 Recent Comments
+9
Level 69
Nov 17, 2017
Remembering that there is a warden lurking in the Sri Lankan capital helps.
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Level 78
Jan 10, 2024
just type "Kotte" and you get it
+1
Level 15
Feb 1, 2024
yeah lol
+1
Level 15
Feb 9, 2024
I used to do that until I tried a shortcut.
+2
Level 17
Nov 22, 2017
It was very easyyyyyy
+2
Level 37
Dec 12, 2017
Full with 2:57 remaining
+2
Level 20
Mar 28, 2018
Ugh!!! Took me forever to get Myanmar, finally after 15 tries.
+7
Level 16
Jun 9, 2018
Please include Colombo as the capital of sri lanka
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Level 18
May 11, 2024
If you want to write the capital of Sri Lanka just write "Kotte" and you'll get it
+2
Level 16
Jun 9, 2018
Cyprus is in Europe, not Asia
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Level 70
Jul 13, 2018
Jetpunk says Asia. But the boundaries between Africa/Europe/Asia are effectively a social construct anyway. Turkey has more in common with Greece geographically than it does with Japan, Sri Lanka or Singapore. And Egypt has more in common with Jordan than it does with Madagascar. We have to put the boundaries somewhere and in cases like Cyprus, Georgia or Russia there are going to be complaints either way.
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Level 43
Jun 28, 2020
Cyprus is one of the great islands of the Mediterranean Sea (along with Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica and Crete), the most eastern of all, located between the southern coast of Anatolia and the Mediterranean coast of the Middle East. Geographically, it belongs to Asia, although culturally it is a mixture of European and Asian elements, with Europeans predominating, given its Greek past and the current two thirds of the population of Greek origin.
+3
Level 42
Jul 23, 2018
Yaiks! World's capitals badge done, which next...
+2
Level 66
Feb 14, 2022
Spelling!
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Level 35
Aug 22, 2018
Cyprus is not in Asia, it is Europe, as well as half of Turkey, which is in both continents as Russia is too
+3
Level 79
Oct 12, 2018
The delineation between Asia and Europe is fuzzy at best. For JetPunk purposes, Cyprus and Turkey are in Asia and Russia is in Europe.

There are quizzes that mention that Istanbul straddles both continents and that Siberia is Asian, but in general some arbitrary decisions need to be made for consistency, especially for continental vaguenesses. Heck, there are all sorts of debates over just the number and names of continents.

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Level 42
Dec 7, 2021
Half of Turkey?
+2
Level 44
Aug 26, 2018
4:42
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Level 24
Sep 5, 2018
4:13 left... c'mon I could do better :(
+2
Level 56
Sep 11, 2018
Aden recently became the capital of Yemen as the government isn't in control of Sanaa anymore. Just look at google maps or wikipedia - Aden is recognized as the capital.
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Level 22
May 10, 2019
Aden is a temporary capital because of the situation in Yemen.
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Level 31
Nov 19, 2018
man learning these capitals is hard. I'm struggling to get more than 20 in one go.
+4
Level 21
Jan 13, 2019
Colombo and Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte Are Sri Lankan capitals please accept Colombo Too.
+1
Level 18
May 11, 2024
Just write "Kotte" for Sri Lanka
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Level 26
Jan 18, 2019
Where is Cyprus here?
+2
Level 69
Mar 17, 2020
It drifted away from Europe
+4
Level 79
Jan 31, 2019
Please accept Colombo as the capital of Sri Lanka.
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Level 67
Feb 12, 2019
Please accept Colombo for Sri Lanka!
+4
Level 64
Mar 20, 2019
Astana was renamed Nursultan.
+5
Level 85
May 1, 2019
Must remember... Ash, Tash, Bish, Dush!
+3
Level 22
May 10, 2019
NOBODY wants to type out Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. Please accept Colombo
+4
Level 54
Jun 15, 2019
Just type SJK or Kotte. It'll be accepted. Colombo and Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte are separate cities bordering each other.
+1
Level 36
Apr 15, 2024
Yes, but Colombo is the judiciary and executive capital, so both should be accepted
+3
Level 82
Jul 18, 2019
zoom in close on Google maps and you'll see two dots for capital cities right next to each other, though it's the same city not even 2 miles across both of them. Zoom out and the two dots merge in to one, and Kotte disappears so that all that remains is Colombo.
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Level 31
May 25, 2019
The capital of Kazakhstan is Nur-Sultan
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Level 34
May 2, 2024
Now it is back to being the original capital name Astana.
+6
Level 64
Jul 4, 2019
Jerusalem is not Israel'capital...
+5
Level 82
Jul 18, 2019
Sure it's;
+6
Level 85
Jul 5, 2019
Need an update: Kazakhstan's capital's name was officially changed to Nur-Sultan in March 2019.
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Level 73
Sep 1, 2019
Colombo really should be accepted as the capital of Sri Lanka like Amsterdam being accepted as the capital of Netherlands instead of Den Haag and Kuala Lumpur being accepted as the capital of Malaysia instead of Putrajaya despite the fact that both Netherlands and Malaysia keeps most of their political branch in Den Haag and Putrajaya respectively. Besides, Colombo still has the PM's house and office, President's house and office, and the Supreme Court which gives a considerable legitimacy for Colombo to be called 'a' political capital of Sri Lanka out of their two capitals. Also, all my Sri Lankan friends (I live in India so I have a lot of them) says that Colombo is their capital because... it really is for them. (Plus, Kotte is in the metro area of Colombo so it really makes Kotte seem much more insignificant than Colombo for them) It's not important what the government is saying: do you type Czechia or Czech Republic? Czech government want us to call them Czechia but who does?
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Level 82
Oct 5, 2019
I type Czechia because it's shorter. I think the situation with The Hague is a little bit different. Not familiar with Putrajaya. But agree on Colombo.
+3
Level 66
Sep 22, 2020
Czechia in written text, Czech Republic when spoken
+4
Level 58
Oct 5, 2019
I think Jetpunk should add Tel Aviv as an option (or type-in) for the capital of Israel, so that it for example says Tel Aviv/Jerusalem. The vast majority of countries recognize Tel Aviv as the capital, not Jerusalem, so I think that should by all means at least be an option.
+4
Level 45
Oct 5, 2019
Colombo is also a joint capital for Sri Lanka
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Level 35
Jan 31, 2020
Never, ever would have gotten Sri Lanka. Always thought the capital was Colombo.
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Level 32
Apr 20, 2020
It kinda is
+7
Level 36
Mar 6, 2020
why isnt Palestine on the list?
+1
Level 42
Dec 2, 2020
Well Colombo should well be accepted and on the world capitals
+1
Level 48
Jan 7, 2021
Exactly!

(and San Juan too, ;) )

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Level 38
Dec 6, 2020
Sri jayawardenepura kotte is the administertive capital of sri lanka

Colombo WAS the capital until the 80s

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Level 16
Jan 1, 2021
Sri Jayawardenepura

Kotte is so hard to spell. I have a world map colombo is the capital

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Level 53
Feb 14, 2021
Type Kotte then. And something being on a map doesn't make it correct.
+2
Level 16
Jan 1, 2021
Also Tel Aviv is the capital of Israel not Jerusalem
+4
Level 65
Jan 23, 2021
no it's not
+1
Level 48
Jan 7, 2021
Isn't Maldives considered to be in Africa instead? And Cyprus in Europe?
+4
Level 64
Jan 12, 2021
Maldives is nowhere near Africa, and it was part of the British Indian territory at one point, along with Sri Lanka
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Level 40
Mar 7, 2021
Do I even need to say anything?
+4
Level 64
Jan 12, 2021
STOP COMPLAINING ABOUT COLOMBO. JUST TYPE KOTTE
+2
Level 58
Feb 1, 2021
Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka btw...
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Level 40
Mar 7, 2021
Only knew how to name Tokyo, Seoul and Bangkok.

And I'm done! That was an easy quiz,

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Level 21
Apr 24, 2021
I know them but can't spell them
+1
Level 65
May 29, 2021
What about Russia?
+2
Level 66
Oct 4, 2021
What about Russia do you want to know about?
+1
Level 63
Jun 20, 2021
Two badges in 10 minutes! Gotta be some kind of record. For me, anyway.
+3
Level 63
Oct 19, 2021
please correct "Israel" capital to Tel Aviv, and add Palestine
+8
Level 63
Oct 20, 2021
Tel Aviv is not the capital. It's Jerusalem.
+6
Level 63
Oct 20, 2021
Also, palestine isn't a country
+3
Level 23
Dec 20, 2021
If palestine isn't a country, why google maps ever write it as a country? Why is there so much history about Palestine as a country? why many countries recognize it as a state?
+4
Level 23
Dec 20, 2021
I hope Palestine is included because every time I answer about Israel, my heart hurts and is very heavy. Palestine seems to be forgotten T.T
+2
Level 22
Mar 20, 2024
Palestine is not a country. And Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.
+1
Level 52
Dec 10, 2021
Um, you flipped Turkmenistan and Tajikistan´s capitals
+3
Level 26
Feb 16, 2022
i dont think so-
+1
Level 62
Dec 26, 2021
First try 100% 4 minutes to spare.
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Level 45
Jan 28, 2022
Atlanta didn't work
+4
Level 26
Feb 16, 2022
-1
+2
Level 56
Apr 19, 2022
no dee no duh
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Level 23
Apr 24, 2022
2:53 left
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Level 18
May 25, 2022
Tel Aviv?
+1
Level 65
Jun 18, 2022
got all correct except for sri lanka and tajikistan and had to search them :(
+1
Level 26
Jun 24, 2022
I dont know why but I always have so much trouble trying to write Najidypaw. Naydjipaw.. Naydyjipaw, Naydyipiaw... Naydyipaw.. UGH
+1
Level 28
Jul 29, 2022
5 attempts, Ankara, tashkent and bishkek........
+1
Level 26
Aug 31, 2022
krungthepmahanakhonamonrattanakosinmahintharayuthayamahadilokphopnoppharatratchathaniburiromudomratchaniwetmahasathanamonpimanawatansathitsakkathattiyawitsanukamprasit counts for thailand lol
+1
Level 23
May 14, 2024
what does this mean
+2
Level 54
Sep 17, 2022
Welcome back, Astana
+3
Level 55
Oct 14, 2022
Why did Kazakhstan change back its capital? They literally changed it like 3 years ago...
+2
Level 67
Feb 17, 2023
Haha they just like to keep renaming it
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Level 15
Nov 17, 2022
CYPRUS IS IN EUROPE!!!!
+1
Level 43
Dec 18, 2022
Wow, this took me soooo long to memorize. This was way harder than the flags.

Its funny cause both memorizing the names of the Stans and its capitals, were really tough for me to learn them, yet once you learn them, they're super easy to remember. While some of these others, even easy ones I space exactly. Surprisingly the Middle East was pretty easy, once got a hang of it, a lot of easy words to spell.

I now know every country in world, and for flags and capitals know them all except Africa. I'm gonna take the world quiz without knowing it, just like I did the flags, and see if I can get everything.

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Level 43
Jan 2, 2023
Isn't it called "Tai pei Dallah"?

And also Turkiye, Cyprus and Georgia are in Europe.

And Russia is in Europe and Asia. (Same for Georgia, Turkiye and Cyprus)

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Level 54
Feb 16, 2023
great quiz!!!
+1
Level 67
Feb 17, 2023
I realized I just need to know Kotte to get it because that's what it's commonly shortened to. Though I do recall on some quizzes it counts it if you do the first few letters like Sri Jay
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Level 27
May 23, 2023
Cyprus locates in europe
+3
Level 24
Jul 24, 2023
geographically, Cyprus is in Asia, political/cultary it's offen called for Europe.
+1
Level 27
Jul 3, 2023
Bro I was one off becuase the stupid timer :(
+1
Level 15
Feb 3, 2024
DUDE... I'm 11 and I got everything correctly.... I FINISHED EVERYTHING IN LESS THAN A MINUTE!
+1
Level 55
Apr 6, 2024
I decided to type in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
+1
Level 26
May 1, 2024
Can Colombo please work for Sri Lanka's capital.I don't know how to spell the long capital.
+1
Level 25
Jun 13, 2024
You can just type Kotte and it accepts. I wish I knew before I memorised Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte lol
+1
Level 33
May 2, 2024
can you please accept "Riad" for Saudi Arabia?
+2
Level 23
May 26, 2024
Jerusalem? Really? Only five countries have their embassies in West Jerusalem and four of these five aren’t relevant. The UN and almost every member state in it recognize East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine. So either change this to West Jerusalem or Tel Aviv. Palestine is also an observer state in the UN so I don’t know why Vatican (also an observer state) is included in Europe’s quizzes but Palestine isn’t in Asia’s.