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Capital Cities of Asia

Buildings in New Delhi, India; Tehran, Iran; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Moscow, Russia; and Bejing in China
Buildings (from l to r) in New Delhi, India; Tehran, Iran; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Moscow, Russia; and Bejing in China.
Images: Peymanyeganeh (Tehran); Jon Rawlinson (Riyadh); W. Bulach (Moscow); Uwe Aranas (Bejing)

Capitals of Asia

List of the Capital Cities of Asia.

Map of Countries in Asia
Map of Countries in Asia

In Asia, you will find the big exotic capitals like Bangkok, Beijing, Jakarta, New Delhi, Seoul, and Taipei, but also smaller, but famous capital cities like Kathmandu, Lhasa, Vientiane, or Hanoi.

On this page, you will find all the capital cities of the Asian nations and their capital cities with the latest population figures.

Have a look at the cities and islands from space; for each capital, 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 map pages you will find out more about a city.

keywords: Capital, Capital City, Capitals of Asia and the Middle East
Population Source: National Statistics Bureaus and the World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision (Population of Capital Cities in 2018).

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Capital Cities and States of Asia

Abu Dhabi Google Earth Abu Dhabi Map 260,000 United Arab Emirates
Amman Asia capital Amman Map 2,065,000 Jordan
Ankara (Angora) Asia capital Ankara Map 5,640,000 Turkey
Ashgabat (Aşgabat) Asia capital Ashgabat Map 810,000 Turkmenistan
Nur-Sultan (Astana) Asia capital Astana Map 1,145,000 Kazakhstan
Baghdad Asia capital Baghdad Map 6-7 million Iraq
Baku Asia capital Baku Map 2,270,000 Azerbaijan
Bandar Seri Begawan Asia capital Bandar Seri Begawan Map 241,000 Brunei
Bangkok (Krung Thep) Asia capital Bangkok Map 10,530,000 Thailand
Beijing (Peking) Asia capital Beijing Map 20,430,000 China
Beirut (Bayrut) Asia capital Beirut Map 2,385,000 Lebanon
Bishkek (Biskek) Asia capital Bishkek Map 1,027,000 Kyrgyzstan
Kotte (admin.)
Asia capital Colombo Map 620,000 Sri Lanka
Damascus (Dimashq) Asia capital Damascus Map 2,320,000 Syria
Dhaka Asia capital Dhaka Map 9,400,000 Bangladesh
Dili Asia capital Dili Map 280,000 Timor_Leste
Doha (Ad Dawhah) Asia capital Doha Map 633,000 Qatar
Dushanbe (Dusanbe) Asia capital Dushanbe Map 846,000 Tajikistan
Hanoi (Hà Nội) Asia capital Hanoi Map 4,200,000 Viet Nam
Islamabad Asia capital Islamabad Map 1,014,000 Pakistan
Jakarta Asia capital Jakarta Map 10,770,000 Indonesia
Jerusalem Asia capital Jerusalem Map 919,000 Israel (claimed)
Kabul (Kabol) Asia capital Kabul Map 4,000,000 Afghanistan
Kathmandu Asia capital Kathmandu Map 1,300,000 Nepal
Kuala Lumpur Asia capital Kuala Lumpur Map 1,760,000 Malaysia
Kuwait-City (Al Kuwayt) Asia capital Kuwait City Map 584,000 Kuwait
Lhasa (Chengguan) Asia capital Lhasa Map 475,000 Tibet (PR China)
Malé Asia capital Male Map 177,000 Maldives
Manama (Al Manamah) Asia capital Manama Map 160,000 Bahrain
Manila Asia capital Manila Map 1,800,000 Philippines
Moscow (Moskva) Asia capital Moscow Map 12,500,000 Russia
Muscat Asia capital Muscat Map 1,440,000 Oman
Naypyidaw Asia capital Naypyidaw 500,000 Burma (Myanmar)
New Delhi (Ni Dilli) Asia capital New Delhi Map 28,125,000 India
Phnom Penh (Phnum Pénh) Asia capital Phnom Penh Map 1,900,000 Cambodia
P'yongyang Asia capital P'yongyang Map 3,040,000 Korea, North
Riyadh (Ar Riyad) Asia capital Riyadh Map 7,676,000 Saudi Arabia
Sanaa Asia capital Sanaa Map 2,779,000 Yemen
Seoul (Soul) Asia capital Seoul Map 9,733,000 Korea, South
Singapore (Singapura) Asia capital Singapore Map 5.703,000 Singapore
Taipei (Taibei) Asia capital Taipei Map 2,705,000 Taiwan
Tashkent (Toshkent) Asia capital Tashkent Map 2,371,000 Uzbekistan
T'bilisi (Tiflis) Asia capital T'bilisi Map 1,171,000 Georgia
Tehran Asia capital Tehran Map 9,000,000 Iran
Thimphu Asia capital Thimphu Map 114,500 Bhutan
Tokyo Asia capital Tokyo Map 9,644,000 Japan
Ulaanbaatar (Ulan Bator) Asia capital Ulaanbaatar Map 1,520,000 Mongolia
Vientiane (Viangchan) Asia capital Vientiane Map 665,000 Laos
Yerevan (Erevan) Asia capital Yerevan Map 1,075,000 Armenia

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