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World Capitals Quiz

There are 196 nations on Earth. Can you name their capital cities?
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Europe
Albania
Andorra
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia &
Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Kosovo
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
San Marino
Serbia
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Vatican City
North America
Antigua &
Barbuda
Bahamas
Barbados
Belize
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominica
Dominican
Republic
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
St. Kitts & Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the
Grenadines
Trinidad &
Tobago
United States
Asia
Afghanistan
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Cyprus
East Timor
Georgia
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Israel
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lebanon
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
North Korea
Oman
Pakistan
Philippines
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Syria
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab
Emirates
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Yemen
Oceania
Australia
Fiji
Kiribati
Marshall Islands
Micronesia
(Fed. States)
Nauru
New Zealand
Palau
Papua New
Guinea
Samoa
Solomon Islands
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
South America
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Ecuador
Guyana
Paraguay
Peru
Suriname
Uruguay
Venezuela
Africa
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African
Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo
(Dem. Rep.)
Congo
(Rep. of.)
Cote d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial
Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Gambia
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
São Tomé &
Principe
Senegal
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Answer Stats
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(8)
There's not enough time to answer this. Add an extra 2 or 3 minutes.
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Mar 13, 2016
(21)
Agreed.
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Nov 12, 2016
(32)
Agreed
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Nov 15, 2016
(1)
agreed
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Dec 1, 2016
(66)
Or else you can try the more challenging version without country prompts.
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Nov 19, 2016
(25)
Just finished all 196 countries omg
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Mar 24, 2016
(33)
Ugh, I got Ngerulmud, Palau, but I couldn't for the life of me remember Beijing, China. Haven't studied up on Asia yet, but still. o_O
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Mar 31, 2016
(47)
Palikir works for Palau too!! Way easier for anyone having trouble!
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Dec 2, 2016
(35)
finally got all countries capitals after 5 months of study. but i thought there was one more country but i couldn't find out which one was missing.
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Apr 1, 2016
(36)
100% 4:41 remaining yessss
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Apr 1, 2016
(16)
im 12 and i got all of them im being srs
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Apr 2, 2016
(5)
Love this quiz. I started off knowing about 50% and now I know them all with my eyes closed :-). I have even created my own quiz based on ALL countries and territories: http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/163628/all-world-capitals-including-those-not-recognised-by-un
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Apr 4, 2016
(59)
If you think you know your Capital Cities try ......... Mal's 20 Highest Capital Cities (Altitude) .......... for a challenge.
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Apr 4, 2016
(10)
its been a long time since I've had to memorize capitals and countries way back in 8th grade more than 20 years ago!! I had them about all memorized back then but I've forgotten a lot since then and some have changed. This is a good test but to try and type on my phone just seems impossible to ever do, I was just getting started with Africa when my time ran out and I was skipping a lot still too not really taking much time to think about it and still well short. 119 is all i could get. Not too bad I guess considering I just got started with Africa with my slow typing
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Apr 5, 2016
(41)
It is interesting how some countries have more than one capital; I wonder how many there are?
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Apr 5, 2016
(4)
finished with .02 left :)
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Apr 6, 2016
(66)
Can we get an exact spelling version please :)
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Apr 10, 2016
(44)
Sorry for my English, I speak french and I've 112/196 ! :( but I know all the others ! Je n'ai pas eu le temps...
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Apr 11, 2016
(32)
Well you beat this Yank!
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Nov 11, 2016
(2)
hard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Apr 14, 2016
(36)
A bit more time would help, doesn't give me anytime to think. And the countries quiz gives you 15 minutes, so this one should be the same.
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Apr 29, 2016
(17)
I got 149 and I'm only 57 :)
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May 1, 2016
(43)
So the time limit is 12 minutes. With 196 capitals to type out, that leaves you with an average of 3.67 seconds per capital. I find it hard to believe (sorry) that someone who is 14 or younger has the typing skills of an office professional.
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May 6, 2016
(47)
Kids grow up using computers and for them to type out all of the capitals in 12 minutes would only be about 20-30 words per minute. Which is really slow.
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May 8, 2016
(43)
Knowing your way around a computer and knowing how to type are 2 different things. I seriously doubt a 10 year old can type proficiently with no mistakes. Even if you can recall all the capitals quickly, you have to be spot on with your spelling, and that is where you lose time.
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May 9, 2016
(66)
Multiple spellings are accepted for most answers here.
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Oct 10, 2016
(47)
I don't know dude. Even I, a 29 year old, grew up taking classes teaching computer typing proficiency when I was 8 and 9. It's not unfeasible.
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Jun 2, 2016
(45)
Bet - I'm 14 and my best time is 4:06
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Nov 4, 2016
(20)
99 not bad for an 11 year old
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Jun 1, 2016
(51)
One off from 100% on Europe...Damn you Montenegro! Also, how on Earth did 34% get Sri Lanka's capital?
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Jun 3, 2016
(49)
there are so many arguments about it and people cheat
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Jun 3, 2016
(52)
Being hung on Colombo doomed me. That's my excuse for only getting 111, and I'm sticking to it!
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Oct 8, 2016
(28)
I don't know if someone has already commented this - but 101 comments is quite a lot to look through! Is it possible to use 'colombo' for the capital of Sri Lanka? I'm learning the capitals on Memrise, who allow both Sri Jayawardenapura and Colombo (albeit the latter with a * !) But it's such a long name to type that this really would make it a lot easier to score higher within the time limit!
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Jun 5, 2016
(45)
Just use "Kotte" and it will be accepted for Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte.
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Nov 4, 2016
(22)
*yawns* decided not to answer all of them to give everybody else a chance. Your welcome.
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Jun 5, 2016
(25)
When you manage to get Nauru's capital; Yaren, Palau's capital; Ngerulmud, but not Hungary's Budapest, Romania's Bucharest or Singapore's Singapore. At least I got Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte ;)
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Jun 8, 2016
(48)
Fun fact about Palau. The "capital", Ngerulmud, is nothing but the name of a small hill on which they built the Capitol building (actually, the EU built it... There's lots of foreign help/investment in that country). There is no population there, just one building: the government. Literally the population is zero in Ngerulmud. BUT it's not part of Melekeok, the state in which it is found, because it was given to the federal government by the state of Melekeok (so presumably it's no longer the state's). But there's no special status as far as i could find for Ngerulmud, like DC or the Australian Capital Territory have. So you have the strange situation of a stateless capital with no human inhabitants. I went there on a Sunday and the government was closed and I'm pretty sure I was the only human in Ngerulmud at that particular time. I parked in the spot marked "President"... He seems cool and I didn't think he would mind.
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Jul 11, 2016
(45)
Ngerulmud actually has a population of around 300 people.
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Oct 22, 2016
(35)
finished with 8 seconds remaining
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Jun 9, 2016
(10)
Should Take District of Columbia for Washington DC
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Jun 9, 2016
(23)
Took 2 weeks but I finally did it!
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Jun 10, 2016
(7)
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is considered as the capital of srilanka in this quiz
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Jun 14, 2016
(56)
For another challenge, try the quiz in reverse!
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Jun 14, 2016
(49)
15 minutes and a slow typist like me may get all. 156 is my best :-(
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Jun 23, 2016
(59)
Like some fun with your capital cities, try my Mal's 'World Capitals Anagrams'
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Jun 27, 2016
(7)
Wow, doing horribly at this is pretty humbling after mastering countries of the world
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Jul 2, 2016
(45)
Quizmaster, you should have it 16 minutes like the countries of the World Quiz.
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Jul 7, 2016
(18)
I got everything in Europe, but I absolutely suck at African capitals. Got 97, though, so I could have been worse
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Jul 17, 2016
(21)
Done :D with 2:17 to spare --- took a few hours tho :(
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Jul 17, 2016
(41)
after many many (more than thousand lol) tries i did with 6 secs left!!!!!!
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Jul 20, 2016
(10)
after many tries I have completed within 11 mins 54 seconds really great achievement!!!
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Jul 20, 2016
(45)
Finished this quiz with 4:06 remaining, and 9:45 remaining on the countries of the world quiz 👌
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Jul 28, 2016
(56)
Capitals like Riyadh, Sanaa, Vientiane and others need to be spelled correctly. It may seem like it helps to shorten the names if there's a variable acceptable spelling, but most of us are typing in the proper spellings and it throws off then next entry. If I type "Sanaa" then try to type Muscat, I end up with "amuscat," because it's taking "Sana." Or Riyadh to Baghdad, I get "hbagdad." This doesn't save time, it costs time. I've never seen Riyadh spelled without the H. Ouagadougou doesn't need to be shortened either. It's not even that long a name. Sri Jayawardenapura isn't shortened, so why shorten others for no good reason? Sorry, but Countries of the World, elements and countless other quizzes require correct spellings. This one should as well. If people can't get the quiz because they're not spelling it right, then they should learn to spell it.
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Jul 29, 2016
(67)
Could not agree more. Annoys the hell out of me when the last letter of the preceding answer ends up getting tacked onto the answer I'm trying to type. Also the inconsistencies annoy me - Guatemala gives you Guatemala City, but Mexico doesn't give you Mexico City, Kuwait doesn't give you Kuwait City, Panama doesn't give you Panama City. Needs to be one rule for all. Then of course there's Bandar Seri Begawan which will award you the answer for just 'Bandar', which is the Malay word for 'Port'. It's equivalent to getting the capitals of Mexico, Guatemala and Panama by simply typing 'Ciudad'.
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Oct 18, 2016
(38)
FINISHED WITH 2 MINUTES LEFT, AND I "PECK" TO TYPE!
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Jul 30, 2016
(9)
6:07 remaining, finally!
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Aug 3, 2016
(26)
Finally, 100%!!! With all of one second to spare, and I had to pause and look up Tanzania because I keep spelling it Dodome :) And Micronesia because I have to do all those South Pacific islands in order or I can't remember them. But, close enough! This quiz is hard!
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Aug 8, 2016
(53)
(I'm sure this has already been mentioned but....) Could there be some consistency on when you do/do not have to type the word city. E.g. for Guatemala City you do not, for Kuwait and Panama you do. Also, Kingston and Kingstown are different enough not to fill two answers in when you guess one.
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Aug 9, 2016
(7)
This quiz is my Everest. I'm determined to get 100% by the end of the year. Next year will be 'Flags of the World'. :-)
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Aug 9, 2016
(25)
Isn't the capital of Netherlands The Hague?
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Aug 13, 2016
(13)
No
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Aug 14, 2016
(13)
Plz allow sjk for sri jayawardenapura kotte
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Aug 17, 2016
(37)
Try kotte.
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Sep 29, 2016
(30)
I though the capital of Vietnam was Saigon.
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Aug 18, 2016
(7)
Should accept "Brunei Town" for Brunei
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Aug 20, 2016
(6)
why? It already accepts "Bandar" which is shorter than "Brunei Town"
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Sep 8, 2016
(4)
83/196!!! And on my first time!!!
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Aug 22, 2016
(17)
188/196.
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Aug 27, 2016
(3)
i only finished 143 i will try to best.now i memory balance countries and capitals
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Aug 29, 2016
(39)
One of my favorites! I always complete on my laptop, with a few seconds to spare. I never complete when I use my phone. The keys are more difficult to touch. Good luck everyone.
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Aug 30, 2016
(11)
Oceania is really hard and requires a true memorization effort as I've never heard of most of those cities. The former Yugoslavia is tricky too, I find. I played a ton of times and finally finished them all with 2:34 remaining. But it took loads of tries.
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Aug 31, 2016
(33)
If you're going to shorten the name of a capital city shorten Yamoussoukro, not Riyadh.
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Sep 4, 2016
(6)
Sri Lanka should have two acceptable answers. Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte, as one, and Colombo as the other. They're both capitals.
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Sep 8, 2016
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ActuallySri Jayawardenapura Kotte is the only capitol, Colombo is just the conomic hub. It's a commen misconseption that it is also a capitol. :)
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Oct 6, 2016
(55)
if i ever learn to spell ngerlemud or whatever it is.
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Sep 9, 2016
(13)
I NEED MORE TIME
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Sep 10, 2016
(3)
Since when have Georgia and Cyprus been in Asia?
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Sep 20, 2016
(33)
Always...
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Sep 28, 2016
(8)
Finished with 8:03 remaining! Yay!
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Sep 22, 2016
(9)
Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, all those countries plus the Caribbean islands are not part of North America. We are Central America, there's a difference. Please fix it
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Sep 24, 2016
(37)
The quiz is organized by continents. Central America is part of the continent of North America.
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Sep 29, 2016
(26)
How did you make this quiz with all the separate headers?
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Oct 1, 2016
(4)
Got 153 for the first attempt...
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Oct 2, 2016
(22)
121/196
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Oct 3, 2016
(29)
hi mum
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Oct 5, 2016
(50)
Why not accept Colombo as capital of Sri Lanka ? At least according to CIA's (world factbook) website it is a capital
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Oct 16, 2016
(34)
Why is the time shorter than the world country quiz? It's like taking me 20 min to complete it
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Oct 17, 2016
(25)
154/196
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Oct 17, 2016
(11)
Got all of them with 2:25 to spare! I guess almost a year of studying helps a lot!! ^_^
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Oct 20, 2016
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im surprised that there are more ppl who knew the unbelievable long name of the capital of sri lanka than like in comparison the more easy writable word majuro or yaren
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Oct 21, 2016
(47)
"Kotte" is acceptable for Sri Lanka's capital.
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Oct 24, 2016
(12)
100% 1:29 remaining!! :))
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Oct 29, 2016
(1)
Shouldn't the capital of Tanzania be Dar es Salaam
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Nov 8, 2016
(57)
Maybe 20 years ago.
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Nov 30, 2016
(61)
Yay! Typing "City" has finally been eliminated!
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Nov 9, 2016
(4)
How the heck are you people typing so fast?? I know all the capitals but I can only get up to about 130 before I run out of time :(((
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Nov 9, 2016
(25)
I have same problem with time running out - just playing untimed now (well done knowing them all! - I've not cracked some of the Oceanian capitals and a few Carribean ones but getting there
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Nov 13, 2016
(4)
Yeah, Oceania was the hardest for me, especially since some of them changed around after I memorized the previous ones :/ All I need to do now is learn to type a lot faster! ;D Good luck to you!
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Nov 14, 2016
(21)
Why Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch isn't accepted for capital of UK?
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Nov 12, 2016
(41)
So either this is wrong or Google (Maps) is, but the latter says Colombo is the capital of Sri Lanka... ? I'm so confused xD
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Nov 15, 2016
(57)
It's an ongoing debate on this site. Take a few more quizzes and you'll see a lot of discussion in the comment sections.
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Nov 30, 2016
(2)
I can name all of them in fact i've done it 3 times
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Nov 17, 2016
(69)
Wow, really need to get better at this. Countries? No problem. Capitals, not so much. Still, 73 two years ago. 118 today. Africa, the 'Stans, and the Caribbean are bringing me down. Time to study and practice!
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Nov 18, 2016
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Hey! I got 53 and this is my first time!
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Nov 21, 2016
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165!!!!!.......knew five more but time ran out!
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Nov 28, 2016
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