Paris, London, Tokyo, Rome or Moscow. What do these cities have in common? We all know where they are and what countries they are capitals of. But have you ever heard of Ougadougou or Bandar Seri Begawan? Believe it or not, these strangely sounding cities are capitals as well. And there is a lot more of them in the world. Here is a list of 25 unique capitals that you have probably never heard of but really exist. Are you familiar with at least one of them? Well, congratulations if you are.
20. South Tarawa
en.wikipedia.org South Tarawa is the capital and hub of the Republic of Kiribati and home to approximately half of Kiribati’s total population. The city itself consists of a string of islets between the Tarawa Lagoon to the north, with a maximum depth of 82 feet, and the Pacific Ocean to the south, with a depth of up to 13,000 feet.
en.wikipedia.org With an estimated population of 15,500, Basseterre is the capital of the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies. Lying within the large Basseterre Valley, the city is almost completely surrounded by lush green hills and stunning mountains.
www.projects.aegee.org With a population of about 320,000, Tirana is the capital of Albania, Southeast Europe. The city has a rich mosaic of historic land natural landmarks such as The Tirana Castle, Clock Tower of Tirana, National Historic Museum, Skanderbeg Square and many others.
www.telegraph.co.uk Valletta is the capital of the little Mediterranean country; Malta. With a population of just 6.675, Valletta is the smallest and second southernmost capital of the EU. The city streets boast of some of Europe’s finest art works, churches and palaces. The City of Valletta was officially recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1980.
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