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All Capital Cities in Alphabetical Order - hints as you proceed

List all world capial cities in alphabetical order: for each ciyy you are shown distance/bearing to reach itfrom the previous one in the list. At the beginning of each answer you are shown the second character of the previous city; at the end of each answer you are shown the third character of the following city.
Bearing shown is 'rhombus line'
Countries from 'Countries of the World Quiz', capital cities data from geonames.org
For the first cities, you are shown letter hints under bearing and distance columns
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Last updated: July 23, 2014
First submittedJuly 22, 2014
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Distance
Bearing
Capital City
603 k
_b
__u
Abu Dhabi . ↓ __u
590 k
_b 5,250 km
250˚ ←
↑ _b . Abuja . ↓ __c
1.9 M
933 km
245˚ ←
↑ _b . Accra . ↓ __d
2.7 M
4,315 km
84˚ →
↑ _c . Addis Ababa . ↓ __g
1.9 M
4,730 km
310˚ ←↑
↑ _d . Algiers . ↓ __m
1.2 M
3,058 km
100˚ →
↑ _l . Amman . ↓ __s
741 k
3,378 km
311˚ ←↑
↑ _m . Amsterdam . ↓ __d
20 k
1,125 km
192˚ ↓
↑ _m . Andorra la Vella . ↓ __k
3.5 M
2,628 km
96˚ →
↑ _n . Ankara . ↓ __t
1.3 M
6,688 km
166˚ ↓
↑ _n . Antananarivo . ↓ __i
40 k
14,393 km
87˚ →
↑ _n . Apia . ↓ __h
727 k
14,418 km
292˚ ←
↑ _p . Ashgabat . ↓ __m
563 k
3,151 km
217˚ ↓←
↑ _s . Asmara . ↓ __t
345 k
4,919 km
36˚ ↑→
↑ _s . Astana . ↓ __u
1.4 M
14,856 km
236˚ ←↓
↑ _s . Asuncion . ↓ __h
729 k
10,993 km
50˚ →↑
↑ _s . Athens . ↓ __g
5.6 M
1,937 km
105˚ →
↑ _t . Baghdad . ↓ __k
1.1 M
921 km
31˚ ↑→
↑ _a . Baku . ↓ __m
1.2 M
6,400 km
241˚ ←
↑ _a . Bamako . ↓ __n
64 k
13,431 km
93˚ →
↑ _a . Bandar Seri Begawan . ↓ __n
5.1 M
1,860 km
301˚ ←↑
↑ _a . Bangkok . ↓ __n
542 k
9,034 km
263˚ ←
↑ _a . Bangui . ↓ __n
34 k
3,987 km
284˚ ←
↑ _a . Banjul . ↓ __s
12 k
4,961 km
274˚ ←
↑ _a . Basseterre . ↓ __i
7.4 M
13,671 km
81˚ →
↑ _a . Beijing . ↓ __i
1.9 M
6,989 km
264˚ ←
↑ _e . Beirut . ↓ __l
1.2 M
1,768 km
313˚ ←↑
↑ _e . Belgrade . ↓ __l
13 k
10,113 km
253˚ ←
↑ _e . Belmopan . ↓ __r
3.4 M
9,300 km
66˚ →
↑ _e . Berlin . ↓ __r
121 k
754 km
214˚ ↓←
↑ _e . Bern . ↓ __s
900 k
5,157 km
94˚ →
↑ _e . Bishkek . ↓ __s
388 k
9,138 km
248˚ ←
↑ _i . Bissau . ↓ __g
7.6 M
6,482 km
262˚ ←
↑ _i . Bogota . ↓ __a
2.2 M
3,658 km
128˚ →↓
↑ _o . Brasilia . ↓ __a
423 k
9,557 km
42˚ ↑→
↑ _r . Bratislava . ↓ __a
1.2 M
5,809 km
181˚ ↓
↑ _r . Brazzaville . ↓ __i
98 k
8,495 km
283˚ ←
↑ _r . Bridgetown . ↓ __u
1 M
7,067 km
54˚ →↑
↑ _r . Brussels . ↓ __c
1.8 M
1,775 km
113˚ →
↑ _r . Bucharest . ↓ __d
1.7 M
644 km
301˚ ←↑
↑ _u . Budapest . ↓ __e
13 M
11,913 km
220˚ ↓←
↑ _u . Buenos Aires . ↓ __j
331 k
9,594 km
69˚ →
↑ _u . Bujumbura . ↓ __i
7.7 M
3,706 km
3˚ ↑
↑ _u . Cairo . ↓ __n
367 k
14,264 km
120˚ →
↑ _a . Canberra . ↓ __r
3 M
15,461 km
71˚ →
↑ _a . Caracas . ↓ __s
20 k
747 km
58˚ →↑
↑ _a . Castries . ↓ __i
635 k
8,874 km
66˚ →
↑ _a . Chisinau . ↓ __l
648 k
6,561 km
132˚ →↓
↑ _h . Colombo . ↓ __n
1.7 M
10,275 km
271˚ ←
↑ _o . Conakry . ↓ __p
1.1 M
5,609 km
24˚ ↑
↑ _o . Copenhagen . ↓ __k
2.4 M
5,222 km
209˚ ↓
↑ _o . Dakar . ↓ __m
1.5 M
5,775 km
68˚ →
↑ _a . Damascus . ↓ __a
10.3 M
5,343 km
101˚ →
↑ _a . Dhaka . ↓ __l
150 k
5,231 km
133˚ →↓
↑ _h . Dili . ↓ __i
623 k
9,391 km
283˚ ←
↑ _i . Djibouti . ↓ __d
180 k
2,128 km
202˚ ↓
↑ _j . Dodoma . ↓ __h
344 k
3,876 km
26˚ ↑
↑ _o . Doha . ↓ __b
1 M
5,668 km
302˚ ←↑
↑ _o . Dublin . ↓ __s
679 k
5,758 km
105˚ →
↑ _u . Dushanbe . ↓ __e
802 k
8,735 km
247˚ ←
↑ _u . Freetown . ↓ __n
4,492
18,668 km
264˚ ←
↑ _r . Funafuti . ↓ __b
208 k
15,338 km
263˚ ←
↑ _u . Gaborone . ↓ __o
235 k
9,732 km
291˚ ←
↑ _a . Georgetown . ↓ __a
994 k
3,639 km
283˚ ←
↑ _e . Guatemala City . ↓ __n
1.4 M
15,678 km
272˚ ←
↑ _u . Hanoi . ↓ __r
1.5 M
9,218 km
242˚ ←
↑ _a . Harare . ↓ __v
2.1 M
13,120 km
290˚ ←
↑ _a . Havana . ↓ __l
558 k
8,708 km
64˚ →
↑ _a . Helsinki . ↓ __n
56 k
13,264 km
122˚ →↓
↑ _e . Honiara . ↓ __l
601 k
10,305 km
297˚ ←
↑ _o . Islamabad . ↓ __k
8.5 M
5,676 km
141˚ ↓→
↑ _s . Jakarta . ↓ __r
801 k
8,662 km
299˚ ←
↑ _a . Jerusalem . ↓ __b
300 k
3,003 km
187˚ ↓
↑ _e . Juba . ↓ __b
3 M
5,076 km
49˚ →↑
↑ _u . Kabul . ↓ __m
1.3 M
5,368 km
225˚ ↓←
↑ _a . Kampala . ↓ __t
1.4 M
6,383 km
61˚ →
↑ _a . Kathmandu . ↓ __a
1.9 M
5,585 km
256˚ ←
↑ _a . Khartoum . ↓ __e
2.7 M
3,875 km
357˚ ↑
↑ _h . Kiev . ↓ __g
745 k
5,807 km
180˚ ↓
↑ _i . Kigali . ↓ __n
937 k
11,867 km
280˚ ←
↑ _i . Kingston . ↓ __n
24 k
1,752 km
107˚ →
↑ _i . Kingstown . ↓ __n
7.7 M
8,674 km
102˚ →
↑ _i . Kinshasa . ↓ __a
1.4 M
9,642 km
85˚ →
↑ _i . Kuala Lumpur . ↓ __w
60 k
6,359 km
297˚ ←
↑ _u . Kuwait City . ↓ __b
578 k
5,193 km
231˚ ←↓
↑ _u . Libreville . ↓ __l
646 k
3,117 km
120˚ →
↑ _i . Lilongwe . ↓ __m
7.7 M
11,876 km
271˚ ←
↑ _i . Lima . ↓ __s
517 k
8,997 km
51˚ →↑
↑ _i . Lisbon . ↓ __u
272 k
2,100 km
67˚ →
↑ _i . Ljubljana . ↓ __m
749 k
4,604 km
196˚ ↓
↑ _j . Lome . ↓ __n
7.5 M
5,031 km
358˚ ↑
↑ _o . London . ↓ __a
2.7 M
6,808 km
169˚ ↓
↑ _o . Luanda . ↓ __s
1.2 M
1,791 km
114˚ →
↑ _u . Lusaka . ↓ __x
76 k
7,524 km
343˚ ↑
↑ _u . Luxembourg . ↓ __d
3.2 M
1,280 km
216˚ ↓←
↑ _u . Madrid . ↓ __j
25 k
14,720 km
101˚ →
↑ _a . Majuro . ↓ __l
155 k
17,752 km
268˚ ←
↑ _a . Malabo . ↓ __l
103 k
7,186 km
89˚ →
↑ _a . Male . ↓ __n
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Distance
Bearing
Capital City
973 k
17,148 km
272˚ ←
↑ _a . Managua . ↓ __n
147 k
13,710 km
83˚ →
↑ _a . Manama . ↓ __n
10.4 M
7,377 km
100˚ →
↑ _a . Manila . ↓ __p
1.1 M
10,557 km
244˚ ←
↑ _a . Maputo . ↓ __s
118 k
625 km
233˚ ←↓
↑ _a . Maseru . ↓ __a
76 k
489 km
47˚ →↑
↑ _a . Mbabane . ↓ __l
< 1,000
11,724 km
71˚ →
↑ _b . Melekeok . ↓ __x
12.2 M
13,428 km
84˚ →
↑ _e . Mexico City . ↓ __n
1.7 M
10,427 km
70˚ →
↑ _e . Minsk . ↓ __g
2.5 M
5,975 km
164˚ ↓
↑ _i . Mogadishu . ↓ __n
32 k
5,944 km
320˚ ←↑
↑ _o . Monaco . ↓ __n
939 k
4,513 km
203˚ ↓
↑ _o . Monrovia . ↓ __n
1.2 M
6,590 km
226˚ ←↓
↑ _o . Montevideo . ↓ __r
42 k
10,120 km
75˚ →
↑ _o . Moroni . ↓ __s
10.3 M
7,493 km
355˚ ↑
↑ _o . Moscow . ↓ __s
797 k
3,961 km
154˚ ↓
↑ _o . Muscat . ↓ __i
2.7 M
3,625 km
220˚ ↓←
↑ _u . Nairobi . ↓ __s
227 k
12,503 km
283˚ ←
↑ _a . Nassau . ↓ __y
925 k
14,997 km
91˚ →
↑ _a . Nay Pyi Taw . ↓ __D
721 k
8,648 km
264˚ ←
↑ _a . N'Djamena . ↓ __w
317 k
6,671 km
74˚ →
↑ _' . New Delhi . ↓ __a
774 k
7,866 km
257˚ ←
↑ _e . Niamey . ↓ __c
200 k
3,946 km
52˚ →↑
↑ _i . Nicosia . ↓ __u
661 k
5,204 km
248˚ ←
↑ _i . Nouakchott . ↓ __k
22 k
17,829 km
255˚ ←
↑ _o . Nuku'alofa . ↓ __l
580 k
15,672 km
299˚ ←
↑ _u . Oslo . ↓ __t
812 k
5,615 km
254˚ ←
↑ _s . Ottawa . ↓ __a
1 M
7,805 km
117˚ →
↑ _t . Ouagadougou . ↓ __l
< 10k
16,922 km
91˚ →
↑ _u . Palikir . ↓ __n
408 k
13,398 km
89˚ →
↑ _a . Panama . ↓ __r
223 k
2,709 km
97˚ →
↑ _a . Paramaribo . ↓ __r
2.1 M
7,183 km
48˚ →↑
↑ _a . Paris . ↓ __n
1.5 M
9,950 km
113˚ →
↑ _a . Phnom Penh . ↓ __d
136 k
8,798 km
292˚ ←
↑ _h . Podgorica . ↓ __r
155 k
7,965 km
150˚ ↓→
↑ _o . Port Louis . ↓ __r
283 k
9,626 km
82˚ →
↑ _o . Port Moresby . ↓ __r
1.2 M
15,657 km
78˚ →
↑ _o . Port-au-Prince . ↓ __r
49 k
1,453 km
126˚ →↓
↑ _o . Port-of-Spain . ↓ __r
234 k
7,062 km
93˚ →
↑ _o . Porto-Novo . ↓ __r
35 k
18,034 km
98˚ →
↑ _o . Port-Vila . ↓ __a
1.1 M
15,731 km
296˚ ←
↑ _o . Prague . ↓ __a
113 k
5,183 km
221˚ ↓←
↑ _r . Praia . ↓ __e
1.6 M
7,184 km
128˚ →↓
↑ _r . Pretoria . ↓ __i
550 k
7,609 km
354˚ ↑
↑ _r . Pristina . ↓ __o
3.2 M
8,199 km
92˚ →
↑ _r . Pyongyang . ↓ __i
1.3 M
15,052 km
105˚ →
↑ _y . Quito . ↓ __b
1.6 M
8,346 km
63˚ →
↑ _u . Rabat . ↓ __y
118 k
3,505 km
342˚ ↑
↑ _a . Reykjavik . ↓ __g
742 k
2,583 km
107˚ →
↑ _e . Riga . ↓ __y
4.2 M
4,016 km
152˚ ↓
↑ _i . Riyadh . ↓ __m
2.3 M
3,677 km
301˚ ←↑
↑ _i . Roma . ↓ __s
16 k
7,564 km
247˚ ←
↑ _o . Roseau . ↓ __i
7,500
361 km
186˚ ↓
↑ _o . Saint George's . ↓ __i
24 k
560 km
358˚ ↑
↑ _a . Saint John's . ↓ __n
335 k
2,532 km
251˚ ←
↑ _a . San Jose . ↓ __n
4,500
9,768 km
67˚ →
↑ _a . San Marino . ↓ __n
525 k
9,872 km
250˚ ←
↑ _a . San Salvador . ↓ __n
1.9 M
13,973 km
89˚ →
↑ _a . Sanaa . ↓ __n
4.8 M
13,231 km
246˚ ←
↑ _a . Santiago . ↓ __n
2.2 M
5,750 km
0˚ ↑
↑ _a . Santo Domingo . ↓ __o
53 k
8,603 km
103˚ →
↑ _a . Sao Tome . ↓ __r
696 k
4,956 km
13˚ ↑
↑ _a . Sarajevo . ↓ __o
10.3 M
8,485 km
94˚ →
↑ _a . Seoul . ↓ __n
3.5 M
4,663 km
210˚ ↓
↑ _e . Singapore . ↓ __o
474 k
9,288 km
298˚ ←
↑ _i . Skopje . ↓ __f
1.1 M
174 km
63˚ →
↑ _k . Sofia . ↓ __o
1.2 M
1,885 km
348˚ ↑
↑ _o . Stockholm . ↓ __c
224 k
11,436 km
221˚ ↓←
↑ _t . Sucre . ↓ __v
77 k
11,941 km
270˚ ←
↑ _u . Suva . ↓ __i
7.8 M
7,800 km
307˚ ←↑
↑ _u . Taipei . ↓ __l
394 k
8,011 km
296˚ ←
↑ _a . Tallinn . ↓ __r
40 k
12,721 km
116˚ →
↑ _a . Tarawa . ↓ __s
1.9 M
11,061 km
293˚ ←
↑ _a . Tashkent . ↓ __i
1 M
2,030 km
271˚ ←
↑ _a . Tbilisi . ↓ __g
850 k
12,120 km
256˚ ←
↑ _b . Tegucigalpa . ↓ __h
7.1 M
12,992 km
80˚ →
↑ _e . Tehran . ↓ __i
98 k
3,715 km
104˚ →
↑ _e . Thimphu . ↓ __r
374 k
6,427 km
283˚ ←
↑ _h . Tirana . ↓ __k
8.3 M
9,509 km
93˚ →
↑ _i . Tokyo . ↓ __i
1.1 M
10,597 km
268˚ ←
↑ _o . Tripoli . ↓ __n
693 k
517 km
327˚ ←↑
↑ _r . Tunis . ↓ __a
844 k
7,529 km
81˚ →
↑ _u . Ulaanbaatar . ↓ __d
5,197
6,797 km
269˚ ←
↑ _l . Vaduz . ↓ __l
6,794
1,315 km
161˚ ↓
↑ _a . Valletta . ↓ __t
829
689 km
345˚ ↑
↑ _a . Vatican City . ↓ __c
22 k
6,741 km
139˚ ↓→
↑ _a . Victoria . ↓ __e
1.6 M
6,978 km
326˚ ←↑
↑ _i . Vienna . ↓ __e
196 k
8,265 km
113˚ →
↑ _i . Vientiane . ↓ __l
542 k
7,584 km
301˚ ←↑
↑ _i . Vilnius . ↓ __r
1.7 M
393 km
225˚ ↓←
↑ _i . Warsaw . ↓ __s
601 k
7,197 km
258˚ ←
↑ _a . Washington . ↓ __l
381 k
14,072 km
230˚ ←↓
↑ _a . Wellington . ↓ __n
268 k
12,572 km
278˚ ←
↑ _e . Windhoek . ↓ __m
194 k
4,061 km
323˚ ←↑
↑ _i . Yamoussoukro . ↓ __o
1.2 M
1,889 km
100˚ →
↑ _a . Yaounde . ↓ __r
1,100
17,277 km
91˚ →
↑ _a . Yaren . ↓ __r
1 M
12,748 km
289˚ ←
↑ _a . Yerevan . ↓ __g
698 k
2,395 km
285˚ ←
↑ _e . Zagreb
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level 49
Dec 6, 2016
Maybe I'm just slow, but I chose "Take Untimed" and then spent well over an hour on this. But it was so satisfying when I got that final capital. Thanks for the quiz.
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level 80
May 30, 2017
Melekeok? That's not a capital
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level 69
Aug 4, 2018
Agreed - The capital of Palau is Ngerulmud. Plenty of sources on the internet will verify this. Great quiz though - super tough.
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level 31
Aug 3, 2017
Nay Pyi Taw is very mean. Other Jetpunk quizzes accept Naypidaw. Fun quiz though.
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level 66
Jan 17, 2018
agreed
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level 55
Jan 17, 2018
I don't get how to solve this quiz. plz explain.
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level 83
Jan 15, 2019
Needs to be updated.