World Capitals by a Single Clue #4

Can you name these national capitals based on a single clue?
Answer must match the yellow box!
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Last updated: December 23, 2019
First submittedJune 5, 2017
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Capital City
Where you'd find the "Forbidden City"
Most populous Nordic city
Nearest capital city to Singapore
Kuala Lumpur
Plato's academy was located here
Where you'd find Red Square
Shares its name with a city in California's Bay Area
San José
Starts and ends with O
Neighbor of Dubai and Sharjah
Abu Dhabi
Northernmost capital city
Known in its own language as Krung Thep Maha Nakhon
On the northern banks of the Río de la Plata
Strudels and croissants come from here
Once called "The Paris of the Middle East"
Home to the world's largest all-female University
Southernmost national capital in Africa
Cape Town
From here, you would have to travel over 2000 km to reach Wellington,
the closest capital of a different country
Stalin lived here while studying to become a priest
Suffered thousands of deaths from a 2010 earthquake
Home to the Ryugyong Hotel, the tallest unoccupied building in the world
Formerly known as Angora
Level 73
Jun 5, 2017
Rats- 79/80 on the whole series, I finally missed the last one. Pretty proud of thinking of Riyadh, even though it qualifies for all the wrong reasons.

This is an excellent series, I like it way more than country one. Hope to see more!
Level 74
Jun 5, 2017
Level 80
Nov 6, 2017
The university in question is strategically placed right off the main road going to the airport. I used to work for the company that was in charge of staffing the place. Turnover rate was astounding.
Level 70
Jun 6, 2017
The spelling could be more forgiving...
Level ∞
Jun 6, 2017
Sorry, forgot to apply standard type-ins. Much more forgiving now!
Level 68
Jul 24, 2017
Someday I'll spell Riyadh correctly. Lol. Clearly my brain wasn't working though as I school boy-ed on on the 16th question.
Level 62
Sep 5, 2017
"Shares its name with a city in California's Bay Area" could also be Dublin
Level 72
Oct 8, 2017
Level 80
Jun 11, 2019
That is what I typed- Dublin
Level 22
Oct 14, 2017
I think Pretoria should also be accepted as the southernmost African capital.
Level 72
Oct 23, 2017
Definitely not! Pretoria is not the southernmost. Five capitals are further south: Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Maseru, Mbabane and Maputo.
Level 47
Jan 7, 2020
South Africa needs to chill with the capitals
Level 75
Nov 1, 2017
Gah! Please give more time -- it's impossible to eat soup and get to all the questions!
Level 59
Nov 6, 2017
Let's be honest. Now that we know Stalin learned to become a priest, all of us wish he would've become a priest and not done all those other things.
Level 72
Nov 6, 2017
Surely Singapore is the closest capital to Singapore? :)
Level 80
Nov 6, 2017
Thought I was going to breeze to 100% but the last one stumped me. Now that I see the answer I feel like I knew it at some point before.
Level 78
Nov 6, 2017
I love this series. Please try mine, World Capitals by a Single Word.
Level 56
Nov 6, 2017
I kept typing Tunis, Rabat and Tripoli because I saw it northern most.
Level 68
Nov 6, 2017
Am I the only one who saw the 'Starts and ends in O' clue, and immediately started typing Ouagadougou, then got to the end, and realized, darn, that doesn't end in 'o'!
Level 64
Nov 6, 2017
Level 65
Nov 6, 2017
Nope, I did the exact same thing. I spent forever trying to spell it right only to realize it ended with U, then couldn't think of the right answer.
Level 71
Mar 9, 2019
I had assumed that place was the correct answer, and knowing that I could never spell it, I skipped it. Thankfully Oslo popped in my head after returning (the Nordic question helped too).
Level 56
Aug 20, 2020
Although Montevideo is located on the northern coast of Rio De La Plata, but surprisingly Buenos Aires, located on the southern shore, is northern than Montevideo.