World Capitals by a Single Clue #1

Can you name these national capitals based on a single clue?
Answer must match the yellow box!
Inspired by this series
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: December 15, 2019
First submittedMay 22, 2017
Times taken19,815
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Clue
City
European capital most distant from Moscow
Lisbon
Throw a coin in this city's Trevi Fountain
Rome
Most populous city in the world in 1900
London
The capital was moved to here from Auckland in 1865
Wellington
Formed by the merger of Pest, Óbuda, and Buda in 1873
Budapest
South American capital that lies closest to the equator
Quito
On the Caspian Sea
Baku
Was known as Edo until 1868
Tokyo
Bombed by the U.S. in 1972
Hanoi
Built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan
Mexico City
On the Vistula (also called Wisła) River
Warsaw
Located in the region of Bohemia
Prague
About 500 miles from Hong Kong and Shanghai
Taipei
The capital moved from Lagos to here in 1991
Abuja
The most populous metro area on a Caribbean island
Santo Domingo
South Africa's judicial capital
Bloemfontein
Located on the Dnieper River
Kiev
Renamed in 1812 in honor of Britain's king
Georgetown
African capital with 8 vowels and only 3 consonants
Ouagadougou
Asia's highest
Thimphu
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Level 57
Jun 5, 2017
Did you mean 8 vowels and 3 consonants?
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Level 74
Sep 26, 2020
Oops, fixed. Here's another one of these quizzes for you to try.
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Level 54
Jun 12, 2017
Couldn't finish in time because I'm never able to spell Ouagadougou correct...
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Level 62
Aug 5, 2017
Sadly Ouaga is accepted now. Why can't we learn to spell correctly?!
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Level 66
Aug 5, 2017
I know - it's really putting me off Jetpunk altogether. The number of times my answer somehow starts with an E or some other missing letter from the previous answer just because an 'alternate' (read incorrect) version of spelling was accepted.
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Level 69
Aug 5, 2017
Except that pretty much everyone in Burkina Faso calls it Ouaga?
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Level 69
Aug 5, 2017
Yet we need to fully spell "Republic" when it's quite clear what's going to follow when you type Dominican Rep... :p
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Level 75
Nov 1, 2017
But no one calls it "Dominican Rep".
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Level 80
Jan 27, 2018
I hate it when I spell Riyadh but it is accepted after just Riyad.
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Level 44
Sep 26, 2020
And then I end up with something like 'hbeijing'
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Level 69
Aug 5, 2017
I thought Ouaga, Georgetown, and Bloemfontein had particularly good clues.
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Level 46
Aug 5, 2017
reykjavik is further than lisbon
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Level 68
Aug 5, 2017
3320 km to Reykjavik, 3914 km to Lisbon.
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Level 78
Aug 5, 2017
Curvature of the earth - less the further north you go.
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Level 71
Aug 7, 2017
Umm, Lisbon is 4,626km from Moscow, and Reykjavik is 4,840km. Guess again.
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Level 74
Aug 7, 2017
Lilylee is correct, and Lisbon is definitely the answer. If you're still not convinced, measure it with a piece of string on a globe.
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Level 56
Sep 5, 2017
4843km is Google's suggested quickest route to drive between the two, not distance as the crow flies. It involves driving through Belarus, Poland, Germany and Denmark, where you catch a ferry to Iceland. The ferry arrives at the east of the island, you then drive around the north of Iceland to get to Rejkavik. This is nothing like a straight line!
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Level 44
Sep 26, 2020
TIL there's a ferry to Iceland
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Level 73
Sep 27, 2020
"Umm", that great code word for "I am wrong but super confident".
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Level 21
Jan 31, 2018
Just call it agadu lol
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Level 51
Sep 26, 2020
agadu du du, push pineapple shake the tree, agadu du du, push pineapple grind coffee, to the left, to the right, jump up and down and to the knees, come and dance every night sing with a hula melody
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Level 57
Jun 17, 2019
Ouagadougou do push pineapple shake the tree....
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Level 81
Oct 10, 2019
I did it in 0 seconds and I'm only 11 and Lapp is my regular language!

Seriously, it says I finished in 0 seconds...how?
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Level 81
Oct 10, 2019
It's still saying this 1 year and 2 days after I took it. I thought the glitch would've cleared.
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Level 74
Oct 11, 2019
It'll likely think that forever for your previous attempt. Try it again now, and let me know how long it thinks you took - it should come up with something sensible.
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Level 65
Sep 26, 2020
How can only 83% get Budapest, when the answer is there in front of them in the question?