Capital Quizzes

Is there a better place to visit in a country than its capital city? Whether it's the bustling streets of Paris or the ancient charms of Rome, there's no better way to get your knowledge pumped to the max on Sporcle. To get started on your trip, make sure to name the world capitals, or even just the capitals of Europe. For one of the most difficult challenges on our entire website, you should try to name the world's most populous capitals. Whatever the great trivia knowledge you learn about the world, just make sure you send us a postcard when you get back.

Today's Featured Game

10 Closest Capitals to Greece
You gotta be careful, you never want to get too Greece-y.
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From the Sporcle Archives:
Which Capital Is Closer to the Equator?

More Recent Games

Isogram State Capitals
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Name the state capitals that are isograms (no repeated letters).
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Washington D.C. Memorials & Attractions
Plan your next vacation! (Just make sure the government is up and running when you do.)
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Oceania per Letter
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Name the countries and capitals of Oceania by their first letters.
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Word Capital Hangman III
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Name the 5, 6, 7 and 8 letter world capitals by guessing as few letters in their names as possible.
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Capitals That End Alike
We're all the same in the end, except for a couple of these capitals - they are just weird.
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NOT an African capital (decoy click)
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Can you pick everything that's NOT an African capital city?
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Criteria Countries (Oceania)
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Pick the Countries which match ALL of the given criteria, reducing as you go.
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Ultimate Geography Challenge '-ia'
Well, these places all seem to fit the criteria.
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Europe Capitals Map
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Name the Europe Capitals.
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Countries AND Capitals by First Letter of Each
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Name the Countries and their capitals by the first letter of each? (see game note for more info).
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→ Separated Cities... Literally! ←
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Pick the city that has been separated in some way, according to each clue.
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Unmatching Capitals and Countries
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Name the capitals and countries who do not share any letters.
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Capitals Ending in 'N' (A-Z)
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Name the capital cities, from A-Z, that end in the letter 'N'.
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Almost Equatorial Capitals
These capitals are always in the middle of the pack.
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4-Letter Geography Alphabet Blitz
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Can you name a country OR a world capital for each letter of the alphabet that is 4-letters long?
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Tricky State Capital Click
We'd honestly really rather have a treat than a trick.
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U.S. Capitals by Letter-Number Combination
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Name the ONLY U.S. state capital that will fit each letter-number combo clue?*.
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British Isles Capitals Match
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Match these British Isles locations to their capitals (or administrative HQ) .
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Country Ranking Showdown
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Can you deduce these 25 countries - based on rankings for area, population, density, capitals, and GDP? See 'How to Play' below
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Countries Whose Capitals Contain 'City'
Unfortunately Paradise City is only the capital of wherever Axl Rose is at any given moment.
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5-Letter Country-Capital Pairs
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Name the countries and capitals that both have 5-letters.
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USA Map: Capitals Not Welcome
We don't serve their kind here.
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