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Yangon Shwedagon Pagoda at dawn
Shwedagon Pagoda at dawn in Yangon, capital of Myanmar.
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Tuesday afternoon in Saigon.
Saigon was the former capital of the French protectorate of Cochinchina (1862–1954) and of South Vietnam (1954–75), today the city is known as Ho Chi Minh City.
In Asia you will find the big exotic capitals of the Far East like Bangkok, Beijing, Jakarta, New Delhi, Seoul, and Taipei, but also smaller, but famous capitals like Kathmandu, Lhasa, Vientiane or Hanoi.

On this page you will find all capital cities of the Asian nations and their capital cities with figures of their city proper population*.

Have a look at the cities from space, for each city there is a searchable map and satellite view, additionally you will find links to the official city site (if available) and more information about a city. The city sites offer travel and tourism information. Get tips for your vacation on accommodation, local activities, tourist attractions, cultural events, sightseeing and round trips for your leisure activities in that city.

Country links lead you to the respective country profile.
On the City maps pages you will find out more about a city.

* City proper is a locality with legally fixed boundaries and an administratively recognized urban status that is usually characterized by some form of local government.

Capital Cities and States of Asia

Capital City Map/Satellite Citizens Country Bhagdad
Bhagdad, Iraq

Thimphu, Bhutan
Abu Dhabi (Abu Zabi, Abu Zaby) Google Earth Abu Dhabi Map 260,000 United Arab Emirates
Amman Google Earth Amman Map 965,000 Jordan
Ankara (Angora) Google Earth Ankara Map 2,900,000 Turkey
Ashgabat (Ashkhabad, Asgabat (tk), Ashabad (rus)) Google Earth Ashgabat Map 410,000 Turkmenistan
Astana Google Earth Astana Map 1,176,000 Kazakhstan
Baghdad Google Earth Baghdad Map 3,900,000 Iraq
Baku Google Earth Baku Map 1,150,000 Azerbaijan
Bandar Seri Begawan Google Earth Bandar Seri Begawan Map 55,000 Brunei
Bangkok (Krung Thep) Google Earth Bangkok Map 5,900,000 Thailand
Beijing (Peking) Google Earth Beijing Map 7,400,000 China
Beirut (Bayrut, Beiroût (lb) Google Earth Beirut Map 480,000 Lebanon
Bishkek (Biskek) Google Earth Bishkek Map 590,000 Kyrgyzstan
Kotte (administrative)
Google Earth Colombo Map 620,000 Sri Lanka
Damascus (Dimashq) Google Earth Damascus Map 1,600,000 Syria
Dhaka Google Earth Dhaka Map 3,400,000 Bangladesh
Dili Google Earth Dili Map 50,000 Timor_Leste
Doha (Ad Dawhah, Al-Dawhah) Google Earth Doha Map 220,000 Qatar
Dushanbe (Dusanbe) Google Earth Dushanbe Map 530,000 Tajikistan
Hanoi (Hà Nôi (vn) Google Earth Hanoi Map 1,100,000 Viet Nam
Islamabad Google Earth Islamabad Map 210,000 Pakistan
Jakarta Google Earth Jakarta Map 9,200,000 Indonesia
Jerusalem Google Earth Jerusalem Map 580,000 Israel
Kabul (Kabol) Google Earth Kabul Map 1,000,000 Afghanistan
Kathmandu Google Earth Kathmandu Map 240,000 Nepal
Kuala Lumpur Google Earth Kuala Lumpur Map 1,200,000 Malaysia
Kuwait (City) (Al Kuwayt) Google Earth Kuwait City Map 80,000 Kuwait
Lhasa Google Earth Lhasa Map 140,000 Tibet (PR China)
Male Google Earth Male Map 30,000 Maldives
Manama (Al Manamah) Google Earth Manama Map 150,000 Bahrain
Manila Google Earth Manila Map 1,800,000 Philippines
Moscow (Moskva) Google Earth Moscow Map 8,500,000 Russia
Muscat Google Earth Muscat Map 5,000 Oman
Naypyidaw Google Earth Naypyidaw   Burma (Myanmar)
New Delhi (Ni Dilli) Google Earth New Delhi Map 7,400,000 India
Phnom Penh (Phnum Pénh) Google Earth Phnom Penh Map 900,000 Cambodia
P'yongyang Google Earth P'yongyang Map 2,800,000 Korea , North
Riyadh (Ar Riyad) Google Earth Riyadh Map 680,000 Saudi Arabia
Sanaa Google Earth Sanaa Map 950,000 Yemen
Seoul (Soul) Google Earth Seoul Map 11,000,000 Korea , South
Singapore (Xinjiapo (zh), Singapura (ms), Singapur (ta)) Google Earth Singapore Map 3,000,000 Singapore
Taipei Google Earth Taipei Map 1,900,000 Taiwan
Tashkent (Toshkent (uz), Taskent (rus)) Google Earth Tashkent Map 2,100,000 Uzbekistan
T'bilisi (Tiflis) Google Earth T'bilisi Map 1,300,000 Georgia
Tehran Google Earth Tehran Map 6,800,000 Iran
Thimphu Google Earth Thimphu Map 9,000 Bhutan
Tokyo Google Earth Tokyo Map 8,100,000 Japan
Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator) Google Earth Ulaanbaatar Map 520,000 Mongolia
Vientiane (Viangchan, Vieng Chan) Google Earth Vientiane Map 140,000 Laos
Yerevan (Erevan (am) Google Earth Yerevan Map 1,200,000 Armenia

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