Largest World Capitals with Exceptions

Name the most populous national capital cities that are not in Asia.
Populations by urban area, according to citypopulation.de - January 2020
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First submittedJune 24, 2017
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Population
Capital
23.0 m
Mexico City
21.0 m
Cairo
17.3 m
Moscow
16.4 m
Buenos Aires
14.8 m
London
12.4 m
Kinshasa
11.4 m
Paris
10.1 m
Lima
9.60 m
Bogota
8.55 m
Washington D.C.
Population
Capital
8.15 m
Luanda
7.25 m
Santiago
6.55 m
Madrid
6.30 m
Khartoum
5.90 m
Nairobi
5.10 m
Accra
4.73 m
Berlin
4.23 m
Cape Town
4.00 m
Brasilia
4.00 m
Santo Domingo
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Level 80
Jul 15, 2017
Doesn't citypopulation.de say that Pretoria's urban area (i.e., Johannesburg) has 13.1 million people?
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Level 61
Nov 24, 2017
I believe that the reason it's not on here is because Pretoria is the smaller city. For example, Newark is in the New York city urban area, but it's generally not accepted as the Newark urban area. Pretoria is a smaller city in the Johannesburg urban area
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Level 80
Nov 29, 2017
I agree with the sentiment, but Devil's advocate - San Jose is larger than San Francisco, yet the urban area is San Francisco. So while I agree with the conclusion (and the answer), raw numbers alone are probably not enough.
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Level 78
Jul 9, 2020
And what's interesting about San Jose is that it was there before San Francisco. I think they sometimes get lumped together in the San Francisco Bay area, but it always seems as though it is being included as part of the city of San Francisco.
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Level 53
Jul 17, 2017
Cape Town is not the capital of SA, that's Pretoria
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Level 63
Jul 17, 2017
Cape Town is the legislative captial of South Africa. Pretoria is the executive one.
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Level 71
Jul 17, 2017
Amen.
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Level 58
Nov 24, 2017
and Bloemfontein the judicial capital
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Level 58
Nov 24, 2017
If only people would double check the facts before making "corrections". It's not as if it's not easy to find facts out quickly.
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Level 69
Aug 2, 2017
Agreed to the above. Of the 3 (!) capitals, Pretoria is not only the most recognized, it's also part of the largest urban area (albeit, part of Johannesburg). Makes more sense to include Pretoria/Johannesburg. :)
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Level 61
Sep 21, 2017
In every Jetpunk's capital quiz Pretoria is considered, not Cape Town, why it's considered here?
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Level 58
Nov 24, 2017
In every Jetpunk quiz I've done, they've always listed all three capitals of South Africa.
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Level 52
Jul 9, 2020
The 3 capitals are Pretoria, Johannesburg and Bloemfontein, not Cape Town!
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Level 71
Jul 9, 2020
@Natascha Nah, not Johannesburg, Cape Town is the third.
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Level 66
Jul 9, 2020
You're wrong.
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Level 64
Nov 24, 2017
Ha! Got Santo Domingo with 2 seconds left for 100%
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Level 43
Nov 24, 2017
what about addis ababa
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Level 58
Nov 24, 2017
Population is 3.3 million. Just barely missing this quiz.
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Level 34
Nov 24, 2017
Rome and Algiers have Higher Populations than Brasilia, Cape Town and Santo Domingo. Algiers (5 mil) and Rome (4.6 mil). If you were to be going by City proper populations your current list would be correct but all these cities are listed with their metro populations so Rome and Algiers would be missing.
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Level ∞
Nov 24, 2017
The source for the population numbers is listed and the quiz is correct according to that source.
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Level 67
Feb 25, 2020
He isnt saying you are wrong. Just that if city proper would have been used the list would be nearly the same apart from rome and algiers.
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Level 45
Nov 24, 2017
isnt Kinshasa also the finishing move of Shinsuke Nakamura??
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Level 58
Nov 24, 2017
I'm in the 2% that forgot Paris!
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Level 34
Nov 25, 2017
@quizmaster according to your source Romes population is 4,353,738, which still puts it on the list. Also the data on Algiers is from 2008 so it could be a little outdated as well.
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Level ∞
Nov 25, 2017
http://www.citypopulation.de/world/Agglomerations.html
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Level 34
Nov 25, 2017
http://www.citypopulation.de/php/italy-lazio.php?adm2id=058
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Level 68
Apr 10, 2020
I baffles me how I've seen featured quizzes here with the population of Khartoum being over 5 million.
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Level 55
Jul 9, 2020
Because the population of Khartoum is over 5 million.
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Level 37
Jul 9, 2020
South Africa capital name is Pretoria not cape Town
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Level 74
Jul 9, 2020
Aaaaannnnddd... You win a t-shirt for being the 5th person posting the same comment! Congrats!
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Level 62
Jul 9, 2020
South Africa has three capitals: Pretoria, Cape Town, and Bloemfontein. Cape Town is the only one large enough to make it on the list.
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Level 61
Jul 9, 2020
I got 19/20 thinking the last one was some obscure one I forgot about in Africa... it was Washington DC... idiot!!
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Level 20
Jul 9, 2020
i'd never guess santo domingo
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Level 43
Jul 9, 2020
me neither
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Level 71
Jul 10, 2020
I've done poorly on world capitals quizzes for a while now. Got 20/20 here. In the words of Kevin from the Office, "It's just nice to win one..."
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Level 35
Jul 10, 2020
No Abuja ??
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Level 63
Jul 12, 2020
Lagos has more people
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Level 58
Jul 11, 2020
when you get Santo Domingo and Khartoum with ease but don't get BERLIN :I
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Level 48
Jul 19, 2020
When you've lived in Lima, Peru, and miss it!!