Capital Cities beginning with S
This is a list of national capitals with their name beginning with the Letter S, There are 17 capital cities with the name starting with the letter S.
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San José | Costa Rica
San José is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica, and the capital of the province of the same name. It is in the centre of the country, in the mid-west of the Central Valley, within San José Canton. San José is Costa Rica’s seat of the national government, the focal point of political and economic activity, and a major transportation hub.
San Marino | San Marino
The City of San Marino is the capital city of the Republic of San Marino, Southern Europe. Although not the capital, most of the businesses are in Borgo Maggiore. It is the third-largest city in the country, after Dogana and Borgo Maggiore. It borders the San Marino municipalities Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, Fiorentino, and Chiesanuova and the Italian municipality San Leo.
San Salvador | El Salvador
San Salvador is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department. It is the country’s political, cultural, educational and financial centre. The Metropolitan Area of San Salvador, which comprises the capital itself and 13 of its municipalities, has a population of 2,404,097.
Sanaá | Yemen
Sanaa is the largest city in Yemen and the centre of the Sanaa Governorate. The city is not part of the Governorate, but forms the separate administrative district of “Amanat Al-Asemah”. The Old City of Sanaa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a distinctive architectural character, most notably expressed in its multi-storey buildings decorated with geometric patterns.
Santiago | Chile
Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the centre of Chile’s most densely populated region, the Santiago Metropolitan Region, whose total population is 7 million, of which more than 6 million live in the city’s continuous urban area. The city is entirely in the country’s central valley. Most of the city lies between 500–650 m above mean sea level.
Santo Domingo | Dominican Republic
Santo Domingo is the capital and largest city of the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population. Founded by the Spanish in 1496, on the east bank of the Ozama River and then moved by Nicolás de Ovando in 1502 to the west bank of the river, the city is the oldest continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas and was the first seat of the Spanish colonial rule in the New World.
Sarajevo | Bosnia and Herzegovina
Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, with a population of 275,569 within its administrative limits. Sarajevo is the political, financial, social and cultural centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina and a prominent centre of culture in the Balkans, with region-wide influence in entertainment, media, fashion and the arts.
Seoul | South Korea
Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul has a population of 9.7 million people and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. The city has later designated the capital of Korea under the Joseon dynasty. Seoul is surrounded by a mountainous and hilly landscape, with Bukhan Mountain located on the northern edge of the city.
Singapore | Singapore
Singapore is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands to the south, and the South China Sea to the east.
Skopje | Republic of Macedonia
Skopje is the capital and largest city of North Macedonia. It is the country’s political, cultural, economic, and academic centre. The territory of Skopje has been inhabited since at least 4000 BC; remains of Neolithic settlements have been found within the old Kale Fortress that overlooks the modern city centre.
Sofia | Bulgaria
Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. It is situated in the eponymous valley at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western parts of the country. The city is built west of the Iskar river and has many mineral springs, such as the Sofia Central Mineral Baths. It has a humid continental climate. Being in the centre of the Balkans, it is midway between the Black Sea and the Adriatic Sea, and closest to the Aegean Sea.
Sri Jayawardenepura | Sri Lanka
Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is the official administrative capital of Sri Lanka. Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is a satellite city and located within the urban area of Sri Lanka’s de facto economic, executive, and judicial capital, Colombo.
Saint George’s | Grenada
St. George’s is the capital of Grenada. The town is surrounded by a hillside of an old volcano crater and is on a horseshoe-shaped harbour. St. George’s is a popular Caribbean tourist destination. The town has developed in recent years while preserving its history, culture, and natural environment. St. George’s was founded by the French in 1650 when “La Grenade” was colonised by Jacques Dyel du Parquet, the governor of Martinique.
Saint John’s | Antigua and Barbuda
St. John’s is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, part of the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. With a population of 22,219, St. John’s is the commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of the island of Antigua.
Stockholm | Sweden
Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It has the most populous urban area in Sweden as well as in Scandinavia. Stockholm is the cultural, media, political, and economic centre of Sweden. Stockholm is located on Sweden’s east coast, where the freshwater Lake Mälaren, Sweden’s third-largest lake, flows out into the Baltic Sea.
Suva | Fiji
Suva is the capital of Fiji and its largest metropolitan city. It is located on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, in Rewa Province, Central Division. In 1877, it was decided to make Suva the capital of Fiji. At that time, the colony was being administered from what had been the main European settlement: Levuka, on the Fijian island of Ovalau, in Lomaiviti Province. But the geography of Luvuka and its environs had proven too restrictive. The administration of the colony was transferred from Levuka to Suva in 1882.
São Tomé | São Tomé and Príncipe
São Tomé is the capital and largest city of the Central African island country of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its name is Portuguese for “Saint Thomas”. Founded in the 15th century, it is one of Africa’s oldest colonial cities.