Capital Cities beginning with M
This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter M, There are 20 capital cities with the name starting with the letter M.
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Madrid | Spain
Madrid is the capital and most populous city of Spain. Madrid lies on the River Manzanares in the centre of both the country and the Community of Madrid region, of which it is also the capital. The Madrid urban agglomeration has the third-largest GDP in the European Union and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, environment, media, fashion, science, culture, and the arts all contribute to its status as one of the world’s major global cities.
Majuro | Marshall Islands
Majuro is the capital and largest city of the Marshall Islands. It is also a large coral atoll of 64 islands in the Pacific Ocean. It forms a legislative district of the Ratak Chain of the Marshall Islands. Majuro has been inhabited by humans for at least 2,000 years and was first settled by the Austronesian ancestors of the modern-day Marshallese people. The atoll has a land area of 9.7 square kilometres and encloses a lagoon of 295 square kilometres.
Malabo | Equatorial Guinea
Malabo is the capital of Equatorial Guinea and the province of Bioko Norte. It is located on the north coast of the island of Bioko. In 2018, the city had a population of approximately 297,000 inhabitants. Malabo is the oldest city in Equatorial Guinea. Ciudad de la Paz is a planned city under construction in mainland Equatorial Guinea which was designed to replace Malabo as the capital.
Malé | Maldives
Malé is the capital and most populous city in the Republic of Maldives. Although Malé is geographically located in Kaafu Atoll, administratively it is not considered part of it. The central part of the city is formed by the island of Malé. Five more islands form part of the city which includes Hulhulé, Hulhumalé, Vilimalé, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi. The whole island group, the Maldives, is named after its capital. The word “Maldives” means “the islands (dives) of Malé”.
Managua | Nicaragua
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the centre of an eponymous department. The city was declared the national capital in 1852. Previously, the capital alternated between the cities of León and Granada. The 1972 Nicaragua earthquake and years of civil war in the 1980s severely disrupted and stunted Managua’s growth. Nicaragua was inhabited by Paleo-Americans as far back as 12,000 BC.
Manama | Bahrain
Manama is the capital and largest city of Bahrain, with an approximate population of 200,000 people as of 2020. There is evidence of human settlement on the northern coastline of Bahrain dating back to the Bronze Age. Manama is the focal point of the Bahraini economy.
Manila | Philippines
Manila is the capital of the Philippines and its second-most populous city. Manila was the first chartered city in the country, designated as such by the Philippine Commission Act 183 of July 31, 1901. It became autonomous with the passage of Republic Act No. 409, “The Revised Charter of the City of Manila,” on June 18, 1949. Manila is located on the eastern shore of Manila Bay, on the island of Luzon.
Maputo | Mozambique
Maputo is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique. The city is named after chief Maputsu I of the Tembe clan, a subgroup of the Tsonga people. Maputo is situated on a large natural bay on the Indian Ocean, near where the rivers Tembe, Mbuluzi, Matola and Influence converge. Maputo has a number of landmarks, including Independence Square, City Hall, Maputo Fortress, the central market, Tunduru Gardens, and Maputo Railway Station.
Maseru | Lesotho
Maseru is the capital and largest city of Lesotho. The city was established as a police camp and assigned as the capital after the country became a British protectorate in 1869. When the country achieved independence in 1966, Maseru retained its status as the capital. The name of the city is a Sesotho word meaning “red sandstones”.
Mbabane | Swaziland
Mbabane is a city in Eswatini, and is one of the two capitals, serving as the executive capital. The average elevation of the city is 1243 meters. It lies on the MR3 road. The town grew after the nation’s administrative centre moved from Bremersdorp in 1902.
Melekeok | Palau
Melekeok is a state of the Republic of Palau located on the central east coast of Babeldaob Island. The seat of government of the country, Ngerulmud, is located in the state. The state consists of long beaches, hills, steep ridges, rivers, and the largest and only natural freshwater lake in the Republic of Palau and Micronesia, Lake Ngardok.
Mexico City | Mexico
Mexico City is the capital and largest city of Mexico and the most populous city in North America. Mexico City is one of the most important cultural and financial centers in the world. Mexico’s capital is both the oldest capital city in the Americas and one of two founded by indigenous people, the other being Quito in Ecuador.
Minsk | Belarus
Minsk is the capital and the largest city of Belarus, located on the Svislač and the Niamiha rivers. Minsk has a special administrative status in Belarus and is the administrative centre of Minsk Region. In 1242, Minsk became part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. It received town privileges in 1499.
Mogadishu | Somalia
Mogadishu is the capital city and most populous city of Somalia. The city has served as an important port connecting with traders all around the Indian Ocean for millennia. Mogadishu is located in the coastal Banadir region on the Indian Ocean, which, unlike other Somali regions, is considered a municipality rather than a mammal goboleed
Monaco | Monaco
Monaco is a sovereign city-state and microstate on the French Riviera close to the Italian region of Liguria, in Western Europe. Economic development was spurred in the late 19th century with the opening of the state’s first casino, the Monte Carlo Casino, as well as a railway connection to Paris.
Monrovia | Liberia
Monrovia is the capital city of the West African country of Liberia. Founded in 1822, Monrovia today serves as the economic, financial and cultural centre of Liberia, its economy shaped primarily by its harbour and its role as the seat of Liberia’s government. Monrovia is named in honour of U.S. President James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization of Liberia and the American Colonization Society.
Montevideo | Uruguay
Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay. Montevideo is situated on the southern coast of the country, on the northeastern bank of the Río de la Plata. The city was established in 1724 by a Spanish soldier, Bruno Mauricio de Zabala, as a strategic move amidst the Spanish-Portuguese dispute over the Platine region.
Moroni | Comoros
Moroni is the largest city, the federal capital, and seat of the government of the Union of Comoros, a sovereign archipelago nation in the Indian Ocean. Moroni means “at the river”. Moroni is the capital of the semi-autonomous island of Ngazidja, the largest of the three main islands of the republic.
Moscow | Russia
Moscow is the capital and largest city of Russia. The city stands on the Moskva River in Central Russia, with a population estimated at 12.4 million residents within the city limits. Moscow is among the world’s largest cities, being the largest city entirely in Europe, the largest urban area in Europe, the largest metropolitan area in Europe, and the largest city by land area on the European continent.
Muscat | Oman
Muscat is the capital city and is the most populated city in Oman. Founded 900 years ago and famous for its historical role, it is an oasis of greenery, cleanliness and order, characterized by a modern road network and advanced organized services. The city lies on the Arabian Sea along the Gulf of Oman and is in proximity of the strategic Straits of Hormuz.