Capital Cities beginning with D
This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter D, There are 9 capital cities with the name starting with the letter D.
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Dakar | Senegal
Dakar is the capital of Senegal, in West Africa. It’s an Atlantic port on the Cap-Vert peninsula. Its traditional Médina quarter is home to the Grande Mosquée, marked by a towering minaret. The Musée Théodore Monod displays cultural artefacts including clothing, drums, carvings and tools.
Damascus | Syria
Damascus is the capital of Syria and the fourth holiest city in Islam. It became the country’s largest city in 2010, following the decline in the population of Aleppo during the battle for the city. It is colloquially known in Syria as aš-Šām and titled the “City of Jasmine”.
Dhaka | Bangladesh
Dhaka is the capital city of Bangladesh, in southern Asia. Set beside the Buriganga River, it’s at the centre of national government, trade and culture. The 17th-century old city was the Mughal capital of Bengal, and many palaces and mosques remain. American architect Louis Khan’s National Parliament House complex typifies the huge, fast-growing modern metropolis.
Dili | Timor-Leste
Dili is the capital city of Timor-Leste, or East Timor, on the country’s north coast. The large Cristo Rei de Dili statue is on a hilltop east of the city, with views of the bay.
Djibouti | Djibouti
Djibouti City is the capital of Djibouti, in the Horn of Africa. It’s known for its 19th-century architecture and the port at the entrance to the Red Sea.
Dodoma | Tanzania
Dodoma, officially Dodoma City, is the national capital of Tanzania and the capital of the Dodoma Region, with a population of 410,956.
Doha | Qatar
Doha is the capital and most populous city of Qatar. It has a population of 956,460. The city is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf in the east of the country, north of Al Wakrah and south of Al Khor.
Dublin | Republic of Ireland
Dublin, capital of the Republic of Ireland, is on Ireland’s east coast at the mouth of the River Liffey. Its historic buildings include Dublin Castle, dating to the 13th century, and imposing St Patrick’s Cathedral, founded in 1191.
Dushanbe | Tajikistan
Dushanbe, on the Varzob River, is the capital of Tajikistan. On the east bank of the river is Rudaki Park, named for the classical poet. A statue of him stands under an ornate mosaic arch.