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Capital Cities beginning with A

Capital Cities beginning with A

There are 15 capital cities with their names beginning with A. Out of the 15 capital cities Athens is one of the oldest cities in the World. The smallest city by population is Andorra La Vella and the largest by population is 5.663 million.

Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi is the capital and the second-most populous city of the United Arab Emirates. The city of Abu Dhabi is located on an island in the Persian Gulf, off the Central West Coast.

Abuja | Nigeria

Abuja is the capital and eighth-most populous city of Nigeria. Abuja is Nigeria’s administrative and political capital. It is also a key capital on the African continent due to Nigeria’s geo-political influence in regional affairs.

Accra | Ghana

Accra is the capital of Ghana covering an area of 225.67 km2 with an estimated urban population of 4.2 million as of 2020. Accra is the most densely populated city in Ghana. The central business district of Accra contains the city’s main banks and department stores, as well as an area known as the Ministries, where Ghana’s government administration is concentrated.

Addis Ababa | Ethiopia

Addis Ababa is the capital and largest city of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa is a chartered city and is the proclaimed capital of the Oromia Region. The city is surrounded by the Special Zone of Oromia and populated by people from different regions of Ethiopia.

Algiers | Algeria

Algiers is the capital and largest city of Algeria. Algiers is located on the Mediterranean Sea and in the north-central portion of Algeria. Algiers is situated on the west side of a bay of the Mediterranean Sea.

Amman | Jordan

Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan and the country’s economic, political and cultural centre. Amman has a population of 4,007,526, Amman is the largest city in the Levant region and the sixth-largest city in the Arab world. The earliest evidence of settlement in Amman is in a Neolithic site known as ‘Ain Ghazal, where some of the oldest human statues ever found dating to 7250 BC were uncovered. During the Iron Age, the city was known as Ammon, home to the Kingdom of the Ammonites.

Amsterdam | Netherlands

Amsterdam is the capital and most populous city of the Netherlands with a population of 872,680 within the city proper, 1,558,755 in the urban area and 2,480,394 in the metropolitan area. Amsterdam is colloquially referred to as the “Venice of the North”, attributed to the large number of canals that form a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Andorra La Vella | Andorra

Andorra la Vella is the capital of the Principality of Andorra. Andorra la Vella means “Andorra the Town”, to distinguish it from the Principality of Andorra as a whole. The settlement of Andorra la Vella has been the principal city of Andorra since 1278 when the French and the Episcopal co-princes agreed to joint suzerainty.

Ankara | Turkey

Ankara is the capital of Turkey. Located in the central part of Anatolia, the city has a population of 4.5 million in its urban centre and over 5.6 million in Ankara Province, making it Turkey’s second-largest city after Istanbul. On 23 April 1920, the Grand National Assembly of Turkey was established in Ankara, which became the headquarters of the Turkish National Movement during the Turkish War of Independence.

Antananarivo | Madagascar

Antananarivo is the capital and largest city of Madagascar. The administrative area of the city, known as Antananarivo-Renivohitra is the capital of the Analamanga region. The city sits at 1,280 m  above sea level in the centre of the island, the highest national capital by elevation among the island countries.

Apia | Samoa

Apia is the capital of Samoa and its only city. It is located on the central north coast of Upolu, Samoa’s second-largest island. Apia falls within the political district of Tuamasaga. Apia is situated on a natural harbour at the mouth of the Vaisigano River.

Ashgabat | Turkmenistan

Ashgabat is the capital and the largest city of Turkmenistan. Ashgabat is situated between the Karakum Desert and the Kopet Dag mountain range in Central Asia. The city was founded in 1881 on the basis of an Ahal Teke tribal village and made the capital of the Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic in 1924.

Asmara | Eritrea

Asmara is the capital and most populous city of Eritrea, in the country’s Central Region. It sits at an elevation of 2,325 metres, making it the sixth highest capital in the world by altitude. The city is located at the tip of an escarpment that is both the northwestern edge of the Eritrean Highlands and the Great Rift Valley in neighbouring Ethiopia.

Asunción | Paraguay

Asunción is the capital and the largest city of Paraguay in South America. The city stands on the left bank of the Paraguay River, almost at the confluence of this river with the Pilcomayo River. Asunción is one of the oldest cities in South America and the longest continually inhabited area[citation needed in the Río de la Plata Basin; for this reason, it is known as “the Mother of Cities”.

Athens | Greece

Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years and its earliest human presence started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennium BC.

List of Capital Cities starting with the Letter A

City Name Country City Population
Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates 1.45 million
Abuja Nigeria 1.236 million
Accra Ghana 4.2 million
Addis Ababa Ethiopia 5.0 Million
Algiers Algeria 3.916 million
Amman Jordan 4.008 million
Amsterdam Netherlands 821,752
Andorra La Vella Andorra 22,256
Ankara Turkey 5.663 million
Antananarivo Madagascar 1.275 million
Apia Samoa 35,744
Ashgabat Turkmenistan 1.032 million
Asmara Eritrea 963,000
Asunción Paraguay 525,252
Athens Greece 664,046

 

Capital Cities beginning with A
Capital Cities beginning with A

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