World Capitals By Letter - W

Name the national capital cities that begin with the letter W.
Quiz by relessness
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Last updated: February 8, 2019
First submittedApril 21, 2014
Times taken43,354
Average score75.0%
Rating4.58
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Continent
Capital City
Europe
Warsaw
North America
Washington D.C.
Oceania
Wellington
Africa
Windhoek
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Level 90
Dec 16, 2015
I think that was the easiest of the series.
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Level 75
Dec 16, 2015
It is, but fun fact, people do not like to play it :D
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Level 88
Dec 21, 2015
That fact is actually not that fun.
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Level 84
Sep 22, 2018
I was definitely intimidated by the W at first, thinking it's a weird letter and therefore I wouldn't do well. Then I actually got to the quiz and it was pretty easy.
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Level 51
Mar 23, 2020
I do.
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Level 27
Aug 25, 2016
Try another quiz: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/172272/most-popular-jetpunk-quizzes
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Level 65
Oct 11, 2020
Have you seen the I, Q, U and Z quizzes yet? Those are even easier.
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Level 58
Jan 26, 2016
:) 9 seconds....and I think this may be the only one of these where I can say I've been to all of them.
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Level 66
Feb 12, 2020
I've been to all but 3 of them.
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Level 74
Feb 25, 2020
I've been to all but four of them (but guessed them all).
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Level 54
Sep 19, 2020
@CMJ, that's cool! Windhoek and Wellington?!
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Level 63
Feb 10, 2016
Easy 5 points, hard quiz
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Level 57
Aug 25, 2016
When you forget Washington D.C. and live in the United States...
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Level 50
Aug 25, 2016
more so that and you live 10 minutes away from it. But I got it from Reading Your Comment :)
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Level 66
Mar 23, 2020
well that is cheating ;)
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Level 66
Aug 25, 2016
"3 easy ones and 1 hard one"... I don't think Wellington is that hard actually..
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Level 67
Aug 25, 2016
I think the hard one is windhoek
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Level 69
Sep 29, 2019
Windhoek is easy to remember if you've ever learned Dutch. ;)
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Level 66
Mar 23, 2020
I think 3.5 years ago me was joking...
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Level 67
Mar 23, 2020
Wellington is actually the one I missed... figured it was one of those obscure islandcountries...
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Level 83
Aug 25, 2016
Time limit to this should be reduced to 10 seconds.
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Level 60
Aug 26, 2016
One minute.
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Level 74
Nov 6, 2020
That's not even long enough to read the comments section.
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Level 68
Aug 25, 2016
Cant believe I miss the north america's answer...
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Level 44
Aug 25, 2016
That was probably the quickest quiz I've done so far
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Level 67
Aug 25, 2016
I've played this site long enough that I absolutely know Windhoek is the capital of somewhere, but could not tell you which country it is if my life depended on it.
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Level 61
Aug 25, 2016
Namibia. Keep on living.
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Level 71
Aug 27, 2016
Try my 'Mal's 20 most difficult Capitals quiz' that will get you thinking especially if you know the capital city but not the country.
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Level 74
Sep 3, 2016
In Windhoek stans the "Tintenpalast" (Ink palace), best name for a parliament at all. That makes it worth remembering :)
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Level 67
Mar 23, 2020
Yes, but to clarify Tintenpalast is a German word, the Afrikaans translation would be inkpaleis. I looked it up because I thought, huh tint, ink? Wouldn't it be simply tint in English (or shade, colour, teint, tan of hue.)

Untill now I wasn't aware the German word for ink was Tinte, they are quite a few of those sneaky quite but not close words in languages from the same families (well atleast the germanic languages). Confusing but interesting.

I remember when I was at my dad's and he had german guests with a dog. And I learned in german dogs "bellen" (bark) which in dutch means making a phonecall.. I found it quite amusing :)

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Level 74
Nov 6, 2020
Do you have Tintenfisch or similar in Dutch?
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Level 72
Aug 28, 2016
Vienna (Wien) would be another one if we would (also) accept local languagues :)
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Level 61
Jun 9, 2017
This, however, is the English language area of the site.
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Level 59
Sep 2, 2016
Warsaw with the highest percentage of correct answers - nice :)
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Level 40
Mar 29, 2017
Wellington, 84%, I Live Just A Bit Up And Almost Forgot It
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Level 59
Feb 6, 2018
L.O.L, Washington D.C. is not at the first place.
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Level 74
Aug 28, 2020
This could really annoy some people. Well, at least one I can think of.
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Level 67
Oct 24, 2019
Oceanie threw me, because that is not how I learned it.
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Level 65
Feb 22, 2020
Got it in 3 seconds.
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Level 73
Mar 23, 2020
Damn, I did it in 5 and thought I was quick
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Level 45
Mar 23, 2020
Damn, it annoys me how I keep thinking in my native tongue. Warsaw was the hardest for me. Kept thinking VARSOVIE. haha
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Level 67
Mar 23, 2020
I spend so much time on this site, that I have forgotten the dutch words for most of them haha. Though quite a few I didnt know in ány language before coming to this site. Like Funafuti ;)
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Level 47
May 31, 2020
It's not native "tongue", it's native language. I think that is what you wanted to say :)
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Level 68
Oct 31, 2021
“Native tongue” is a perfectly acceptable expression which means the same as “native language”.
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Level 55
Mar 23, 2020
Wuhan ?
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Level 60
Mar 23, 2020
1. The capital of China is Beijing.

2. I think that was a poor attempt at a Covid-19 joke.

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Level 65
Mar 23, 2020
It is the capital of the Hubei province of China.
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Level 47
Mar 23, 2020
Sorry, but I refuse to believe that half the quiz takers knew Windhoek, Namibia. If you want to google to get the answers because it makes you feel good, have at it, I guess.
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Level 74
Mar 23, 2020
People on this site are massive geography nerds, so I am fairly confident the numbers are pretty close to accurate.
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Level 67
Mar 24, 2020
I was well aware if the status of Windhoek long before I had ever come across jetpunk. Not sure whether I knew it before I learnt Dutch, but that does make it stick in the mind.

Fun fact: there is a motorcycle dealership in the UK going by the name "Windy Corner".

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Level 55
Dec 13, 2021
Knew Windhoek from docu about saint helena
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Level 51
May 24, 2022
I know Windhoek because Namibia in general speaks to me and I'd love to visit/move there
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Level 32
Mar 23, 2020
You should put somewhere that full name of the capital because I was stumped for North America because most people only say D.C because their is a state called Washington.
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Level 57
Feb 4, 2021
No. Thats like saying "Oh I didnt know they called it New York! I thought it was the Big Apple"
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Level 55
Dec 13, 2021
Washington, D.C. is saying the city along with the subdivision, like Phoenix, AZ
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Level 60
Mar 23, 2020
I was born in Windhoek, Namibia :)
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Level 65
Mar 23, 2020
guys it's not Wakanda lol
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Level 47
Nov 8, 2020
How did i miss washington D.C.
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Level 57
Feb 4, 2021
Don't know