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World Capitals by a Single Clue #1

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Clue
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European capital most distant from Moscow
You might throw a coin in this city's Trevi Fountain
Most populous city in the world in 1900
The capital was moved to here from Auckland in 1865
Formed by the merger of Pest, Óbuda, and Buda in 1873
South American capital that lies closest to the equator
On the Caspian Sea
Was Edo until 1868
The U.S. bombed this city in 1972
Built on the ruins of Tenochtitlan
On the Vistula (also called Wisła) River
Located in the region of Bohemia
About 500 miles from Hong Kong and Shanghai
The capital moved here from Lagos in 1991
The most populous metro area on a Caribbean island
South Africa's judicial capital
Located on the Dnieper River
Renamed in 1812 in honor of Britain's king
African capital with 8 vowels and only 3 consonants
Asia's highest
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(58)
Points please QM.
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May 23, 2017
Okay
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Jun 5, 2017
(49)
Did you mean 8 vowels and 3 consonants?
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Jun 5, 2017
(68)
I did! Update on its way.
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Jun 6, 2017
(46)
I knew which city is that, but I just couldn't spell it right :D Didn't help that in my childhood every map or globe had a different spelling of it...
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Jun 7, 2017
(59)
It would make more sense to spell it Wagadugu (best matches the orthography of other African languages) or Uagadugu but due to the influence of French, all the U-sounds are spelled "ou", giving us the mess that is Ouagadougou.
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Aug 5, 2017
(53)
Couldn't finish in time because I'm never able to spell Ouagadougou correct...
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Jun 12, 2017
(58)
Sadly Ouaga is accepted now. Why can't we learn to spell correctly?!
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Aug 5, 2017
(57)
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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Aug 5, 2017
(59)
Except that pretty much everyone in Burkina Faso calls it Ouaga?
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Aug 5, 2017
(52)
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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Aug 5, 2017
(59)
I thought Ouaga, Georgetown, and Bloemfontein had particularly good clues.
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Aug 5, 2017
(46)
reykjavik is further than lisbon
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Aug 5, 2017
(57)
3320 km to Reykjavik, 3914 km to Lisbon.
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Aug 5, 2017
(71)
Curvature of the earth - less the further north you go.
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Aug 5, 2017
(49)
Umm, Lisbon is 4,626km from Moscow, and Reykjavik is 4,840km. Guess again.
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Aug 7, 2017
(68)
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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Aug 7, 2017
(44)
Can you please accept "Ougadougou" for "Ouagadougou"?
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Aug 6, 2017
(68)
If we did, it would no longer match the clue. Besides, you know how to spell it now!
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Aug 6, 2017
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