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

Misspelled African Capitals
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Can you pick which of the following are not correctly spelled African Capitals?
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From the Sporcle Archives:
10 Closest Capitals to Spain

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Lonely Capitals
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Name the twenty remotest capital cities? (i.e. furthest away from another world capital).
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Geography by Numbers VI
Fortunately, you shouldn't have to count on your fingers for any of these categories.
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Capitally Conjoined States (harder version)
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Name the capital and its state when given the first 3 letters of the capital and last 3 of the state.
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State Capitals by Location
Planning a road trip? This map should help.
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Alphabetically First World Capitals A-Z
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Name the world capitals that come first alphabetically for each letter.
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Countries & Capitals w/ Unshared Letters
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Name the countries and their capitals that share no letters.
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African Capitals Unlocked
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Pick the capitals of the African countries that are NOT landlocked.
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⤹ Capital Borders ⤵
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Name the capitals of the world from their 'borders'.
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World Capitals by Last Letter
No, you don't capitalize the last letter.
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5-Letter Capitals (Asia)
They might be only 5 letters long, but they have a lot of people living in them.
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5-Letter Geography Challenge
5 letters is all these countries and capitals need.
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Find That Capital: Hot or Cold II
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Can you find the five capital cities when given clues by typing in the other capitals?
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10 Closest US Capitals to Mexico City
Don't start typing world capitals, they won't help.
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Alphabetically First & Last Capitals A-Z
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Name the world capitals that come first and last, alphabetically, for each letter.
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Closest Borders: Buenos Aires
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Name the closest international land borders to Buenos Aires.
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Capitals per SPORCLE as middle letter
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Can you name any 1 word world capital which has S, P, O, R, C, L, or E as middle letter?
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Capital ends, element begins
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Elementary my dear Watson. Capital Holmes.
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Blitz: Oceanian Countries and Capitals
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Name the countries and capitals of Oceania in 60 seconds.
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10 Closest Capitals to Brazil
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Name the ten closest capitals to Brasília, Brazil.
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Country-Capital Matching (A-Z)
This quiz tests knowledge of countries, capitals and letters.
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Closest US Capitals to Mt Rushmore
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Name the 10 Closest US Capitals to Mt Rushmore.
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5-Letter State Capitals
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Name the US State capitals whose names are five letters long.
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