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Capital Cities beginning with N

Capital Cities beginning with N

This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter N, There are 9 capital cities with the name starting with the letter N.

 

N’djamena | Chad

N’Djamena is the capital and largest city of Chad. A port on the Chari River, near the confluence with the Logone River, directly faces the Cameroonian town of Kousséri, to which the city is connected by a bridge. N’Djamena was founded as Fort-Lamy by French commander Émile Gentil on May 29, 1900, and named after Amédée-François Lamy, an army officer who had been killed in the Battle of Kousséri a few days earlier.

Nairobi | Kenya

Nairobi is the capital and the largest city in Kenya. The name comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nairobi, which translates to “cool water”, a reference to the Nairobi River which flows through the city. The city proper had a population of 4,397,073 in the 2019 census, while the metropolitan area has a population of 9,354,580. The city is popularly referred to as the Green City in the Sun. Nairobi was founded in 1899 by the colonial authorities in British East Africa, as a rail depot on the Uganda Railway.

Nassau | The Bahamas

Nassau is the capital and largest city of the Bahamas. Nassau is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. Nassau’s modern growth began in the late eighteenth century, with the influx of thousands of Loyalists and their slaves to the Bahamas following the American War of Independence.

Naypyidaw | Myanmar

Naypyidaw is the capital and third-largest city of Myanmar. Naypyidaw has a short history. It was founded on a greenfield site near Pyinmana, about 320 kilometres north of the old capital, Yangon. Construction started in 2002 and was completed by 2012. Naypyidaw is located between the Bago Yoma and Shan Yoma mountain ranges. The city covers an area of 7,054 km2.

New Delhi | India

New Delhi is the capital of India and an administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. New Delhi is the seat of all three branches of the government of India, hosting the Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, and the Supreme Court of India.

Niamey | Niger

Niamey is the capital and largest city of Niger. Niamey lies on the Niger River, primarily situated on the east bank. The city is located in a pearl millet growing region while manufacturing industries include bricks, ceramic goods, cement and weaving. Niamey was probably founded in the 18th century and originated as a cluster of small villages.

Nicosia | Cyprus

Nicosia is the largest city, capital, and seat of government in Cyprus. It is located near the centre of the Mesaoria plain, on the banks of the River Pedieos. Nicosia is the southeasternmost of all EU member states’ capitals.  The earliest mention of Nicosia is in the clay prism of the Assyrian king Esarhaddon in 672 BC.

Nouakchott | Mauritania

Nouakchott is the capital and largest city of Mauritania. It is one of the largest cities in the Sahel. The city also serves as the administrative and economic centre of Mauritania. Nouakchott was a mid-sized village of little importance until 1958 when it was chosen as the capital of the nascent nation of Mauritania. The city is the hub of the Mauritanian economy. It is home to a deepwater port and Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport, one of the country’s two international airports.

Nukuʻalofa | Tonga

Nukuʻalofa is the capital of Tonga. It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the country’s southernmost island group. On 10 June 1777, British captain James Cook wrote of his arrival at their anchorage place. His description of the place confirmed, with his map, that this was the bay of Nukuʻalofa. Nukuʻalofa is the economic hub of the country.

 

Capital Cities beginning with N
Capital Cities beginning with N

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