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World Capital Cities True or False

Are the following statements about the world's capitals true? Or false?
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Last updated: February 8, 2019
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1. Kabul is higher than Kathmandu
True
False
Kabul 1790 m, Kathmandu 1400 m
2. Athens is bigger than Vienna
True
False
Athens over 3 mil, Vienna under 2 mil
3. Джакарта is how you spell Jakarta in Russian
True
False
d-zh-a-k-a-r-t-a
4. Washington DC and Ottawa are in the same time zone
True
False
They are both in the Eastern Time Zone
5. Ulaan Baatar is north of London
True
False
Ulaan Baatar 48° N, London 52° N
6. The only W national capitals are Washington, Wellington and Windhoek
True
False
Don't forget Warsaw
7. Since the Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923, it has only had one capital
True
False
Ankara was selected as Turkey's capital in 1923 to distance the new, secular republic from its Ottoman history
8. Astana means "Capital" in Kazakh
True
False
9. The closest national capital to Jakarta is Dili
True
False
Singapore and Kuala Lumpur are both much closer
10. The antipodal (opposite side of the world) point from Santiago is within 1000 km of Moscow
True
False
It's nearest antipodal capital is actually Beijing
11. For most of Pakistan's existence, its capital has been its largest city, Karachi
True
False
Karachi was the capital at independence in 1952; Islamabad bacame the capital in 1966
12. Sofia lies on the Danube
True
False
Sofia is in the centre of Bulgaria, but the Danube is on Bulgaria's northern border
13. Bloemfontein means "Blooming Fountain" in Afrikaans
True
False
14. St John's is Dominica's capital
True
False
It is Roseau
15. When driving from La Paz to Lima, you'd have to drive through a third country to get there
True
False
Bolivia borders Peru
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