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Capital Cities beginning with O

Capital Cities beginning with O

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

Oslo | Norway

Oslo is the capital and most populous city of Norway. Oslo was founded as a city at the end of the Viking Age in the year 1040 under the name Ánslo, and established as a kaupstad or trading place in 1048 by Harald Hardrada. The city was elevated to a bishopric in 1070 and a capital under Haakon V of Norway around 1300. Oslo is the economic and governmental centre of Norway. Oslo is a pilot city of the Council of Europe and the European Commission intercultural cities programme.

Ottawa | Canada

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. Founded in 1826 as Bytown, and incorporated as Ottawa in 1855, the city has evolved into the political centre of Canada. The city name Ottawa was chosen in reference to the Ottawa River, the name of which is derived from the Algonquin Odawa, meaning “to trade”. Ottawa is on the south bank of the Ottawa River and contains the mouths of the Rideau River and Rideau Canal.

Ouagadougou | Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso[3] and the administrative, communications, the cultural, and economic centre of the nation. The city’s name is often shortened to Ouaga. The inhabitants are called ouagalais. The spelling of the name Ouagadougou is derived from the French orthography common in former French African colonies. Ouagadougou’s primary industries are food processing and textiles.

 

Capital Cities beginning with O
Capital Cities beginning with O

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