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Countries whose capital isn't the largest city.

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Last updated: June 10, 2012
First submittedJune 10, 2012
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Population of capital
Answer
358,222
Australia
20,000
Belize
223.552
Benin
225,000 and 877,363
Bolivia
2,562,963
Brazil
2.440,462
Cameroon
883,391
Canada
19,612,368
China
200,659
Ivory Coast
2,697,698
Ecuador
249,998
India
2,777,979
Italy
708,794
Kazakhstan
Population of capital
Answer
5,342
Liechtenstein
6,966
Malta
4,645
Micronesia, Federate states of
620,966
Morocco
925,000
Myanmar
1,100
Nauru
393,400
New Zealand
778,567
Nigeria
1,151,868
Pakistan
391
Palau
1,652,171
Philippines
4,493
San Marino
525,387 and 328,773 and 827,218
South Africa
Population of capital
Answer
115,826
Sri Lanka
639,598
Sudan
95,000
Swaziland
133,920
Switzerland
1,711,000
Syria
324,347
Tanzania
57,000
Trinidad and Tobago
4,338,620
Turkey
896,751
United Arab Emirates
617,996
United States
6,500,000
Vietnam
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level 16
Oct 6, 2012
sri lanka has two capitals. I think you may have a mistake
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level 45
Oct 7, 2012
Colombo use to be the capital, but now it's Sri Jayawardenapurra Kotte, or how ever you spell it...
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level 48
Aug 22, 2017
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.
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level 40
Apr 6, 2013
Good quiz. Interesting. Took the wind out of my sails, only got 18
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level 45
Apr 6, 2013
I struggle to get 100% my self and I made the quiz!
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level 71
Apr 21, 2014
From previous quizzes I think Israel should be in the list (Tel Avis vs Jerusalem)
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level 41
Sep 26, 2014
La Paz is the biggest city in Bolivia and one of the capitals, and Manila is the largest city in the Philippines and the capital
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level 34
Feb 6, 2019
The biggest city in Bolivia is Santa Cruz,and the capital is La Paz/Sucre
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level 61
Dec 13, 2014
Where is Israel? Biggest City: Tel Aviv Capital City: Jerusalem
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level 60
Jan 8, 2015
San Marino is tiny!, is there really a larger city than San Marino itself?
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level 41
Oct 10, 2019
Serravalle
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level 43
Feb 8, 2015
Taiwan? The Capital is Taipei, population - 2,647,122 ...|... Largest City - New Taipei, Population - 3,913,595 = Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Largest_cities_of_Taiwan ADD TAIWAN OR CHINESE TAIPEI?!?!
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level 55
Mar 14, 2015
Surprised Indonesia and Thailand aren't on. I've been to both. They have a lot of people in Bali and Phuket (mostly foreigners).
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level 32
Apr 16, 2015
What about Israel?
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level 34
May 25, 2015
About Benin. Cotonou is the larger city but it is also considered the capital along with Porto Novo.
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level 51
Jun 16, 2015
Some of these are disingenuous- it's should have been noted that you meant the city proper not the metro area.
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level 23
Mar 6, 2016
can't believe i missed usa
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level 29
Apr 30, 2016
Please define, what exactly means "city" or do few changes. Philippines and Sudan are very problematic, while their capitals are definitely the most important cities and surrounding metro makes them biggest in country. Also I am missing Netherlands there.
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level 61
Mar 1, 2017
You should mention your source if you're to make a frustratingly wrong quiz like this.
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level 47
Jun 8, 2017
What is your source because according to Wikipedia Equatoreal Guinea should be on there, and Italu Nauru and Syria shouldn't be on there
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level 61
Jun 20, 2017
And Israel ?
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level 40
Nov 19, 2017
Khartoum [Sudan] and Manila [Philippines] (their capitals) are both the most populous cities in their countries, and Manila, is in fact the 8th or 9th most populous city in the world. Manila has a population of about 23 mil. and Khartoum has a population of about 5 mil.