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Cities Larger Than Their Country's Capital

Name the cities larger than the national capital of their country.
By urban area
In countries with multiple capital cities, only cities with a bigger population than the largest capital will count.
Last updated: March 16, 2017
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Country
Cities
Capital
Australia
Sydney
Canberra
Melbourne
Brisbane
Perth
Adelaide
Gold Coast
Newcastle
Belize
Belize City
Belmopan
San Ignacio
Benin
Cotonou
Porto-Novo
Bolivia
Santa Cruz de la Sierra
La Paz or Sucre
El Alto
Brazil
São Paulo
Brasilia
Rio de Janeiro
Belo Horizonte
Porto Alegre
Cameroon
Douala
Yaoundé
Canada
Toronto
Ottawa
Montreal
Vancouver
China
Guangzhou
Beijing
Shanghai
Chongqing
Côte d'Ivoire
Abidjan
Yamoussoukro
Bouaké
Daloa
San-Pédro
Ecuador
Guayaquil
Quito
Equatorial Guinea
Bata
Malabo
India
Mumbai
New Delhi
Kazakhstan
Almaty
Astana
Micronesia
Weno
Palikir
Tofol
Kolonia
Morocco
Casablanca
Rabat
Myanmar
Yangon
Naypyidaw
Country
Cities
Capital
Myanmar
Mandalay
Naypyidaw
New Zealand
Auckland
Wellington
Nigeria
Lagos
Abuja
Kano
Ibadan
Pakistan
Karachi
Islamabad
Lahore
Faisalabad
Rawalpindi
Multan
Hyderabad
Gujranwala
Peshawar
Quetta
Palau
Koror
Ngerulmud
Kloulklubed
Ulimang
Mengellang
Angaur
Nqchesar
San Marino
Serravalle
San Marino
Borgo Maggiore
South Africa
Johannesburg
Cape Town, Pretoria or Bloemfontin
Switzerland
Zurich
Bern
Geneva
Basel
Lausanne
Tanzania
Dar es Salaam
Dodoma
Mwanza
Arusha
Turkey
Istanbul
Ankara
United Arab Emirates
Dubai
Abu Dhabi
United States
New York City
Washington, D.C.
Los Angeles
Chicago
Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City
Hanoi
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level 74
Jul 19, 2016
"Turkey" is missing.
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level 58
Jul 19, 2016
Fixed.
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level 43
Jul 19, 2016
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_whose_capital_is_not_their_largest_cityYou might want to update this quiz using this because there asre a couple of countries you have missed out.
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level 58
Jul 19, 2016
All of the countries I didn't use that are included on that Wikipedia page have capitals included in, or part of, the urban area of their countries largest city.
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level 57
Jul 19, 2016
Looks like you have forgotten Malta and is San Francisco not larger than DC? good quiz!
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level 58
Jul 19, 2016
The urban area of Veletta is larger than any other urban area in Malta. Also, although Washington D.C.'s city proper population is relatively small, its urban area population is the fourth largest in the United States (San Francisco is just a little bit smaller)
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level 35
Oct 12, 2016
I was supervised Philly wasn't bigger then DC
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level 35
Oct 12, 2016
Surprised
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level 39
May 17, 2017
That spell check always gets me! ^_^