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Countries with the Most Populous Capital A-Z

Guess the country with the most populous capital whose country name starts with each letter of the alphabet.
According to Wikipedia as of January 19th, 2018
Population given refers to the official capital area, not the wider metropolitan/urban district.
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Last updated: January 21, 2018
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Population
of Capital
Country
Capital
A
3,415,811
Algeria
Algiers
B
8,906,000
Bangladesh
Dhaka
C
20,693,000
China
Beijing
D
10,125,000
(D.R. Congo)
(Kinshasa)
E
10,230,350
Egypt
Cairo
F
2,241,346
France
Paris
G
3,520,000
Germany
Berlin
H
1,729,040
Hungary
Budapest
I
16,787,949
India
New Delhi
J
13,189,000
Japan
Tokyo
K
3,138,369
Kenya
Nairobi
L
1,574,387
Lebanon
Beirut
M
8,851,080
Mexico
Mexico City
 
Population
of Capital
Country
Capital
N
3,144,005
North Korea
Pyongyang
O
797,000
Oman
Muscat
P
12,877,253
Philippines
Manila
Q
1,450,000
Qatar
Doha
R
11,541,000
Russia
Moscow
S
9,989,795
South Korea
Seoul
T
8,249,117
Thailand
Bangkok
U
8,630,100
United Kingdom
London
V
7,587,800
Vietnam
Hanoi
W
None
-
X
None
-
Y
1,431,649
Yemen
Sana'a
Z
1,487,028
Zimbabwe
Harare
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level 57
Jan 22, 2018
Algiers has more people than Buenos Aires? hmmm
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level 61
Jan 22, 2018
Yeah, it's due to Wikipedias choice of using official capital area, rather than the wider metropolitan area. See the second note in the description! Indeed if the wider metropolitan is included (which is incredibly difficult to work out where the cutoff point is for high density countries) then BA gets upwards of 13 million, compared to Algiers 5 million.

This use of city area is common among Capital JetPunk quizzes.
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level 61
Mar 14, 2019
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