List of Countries, Capitals & Currencies – General Awareness Study Material & Notes

///List of Countries, Capitals & Currencies – General Awareness Study Material & Notes

The world map keeps changing due to geopolitical events.Borders get reshaped, new nations come up while old ones fall down or consolidate, and geographical names too get changed.These form an essential part of general awareness for which students are constantly tested in exam papers as well as interviews.

We understand that the below list of countries, capitals and their currencies are exhaustive and hard to remember at once. So I recommend you keep looking at this list once a week to experience the benefit of going through this matter. Since this is a general topic, I encourage you to bookmark this page for easier access during your study. We hope this will benefit all aspirants.

List of Capitals of countries with their currencies

Country Name Capital Currency
Afghanistan Kabul Afghan Afghani
Albania Tirane Albanian Lek
Algeria Algiers Algerian Dinar
Andorra Andorra la Vella Euro
Angola Luanda Angolan Kwanza
Antigua and Barbuda Saint John’s East Caribbean dollar
Argentina Buenos Aires Argentine Peso
Armenia Yerevan Noah’s Ark silver coins, Armenian Dram
Australia Canberra Australian dollar
Austria Vienna Euro (formerly schilling)
Azerbaijan Baku Manat
The Bahamas Nassau Bahamian dollar
Bahrain Manama Bahrain dinar
Bangladesh Dhaka Bangladeshi Taka
Barbados Bridgetown Barbados dollar
Belarus Minsk Belorussian ruble
Belgium Brussels Euro (formerly Belgian franc)
Belize Belmopan Belize dollar
Benin Porto-Novo West African CFA Franc
Bhutan Thimphu Bhutanese Ngultrum, Indian rupee
Bolivia La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial) Bolivian boliviano
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Marka
Botswana Gaborone Botswana Pula
Brazil Brasilia Brazilian Real
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei dollar
Bulgaria Sofia Bulgarian Lev
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou CFA Franc
Burundi Bujumbura Burundi franc
Cambodia Phnom Penh Cambodian Riel
Cameroon Yaounde CFA Franc
Canada Ottawa Canadian dollar
Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo
Central African Republic Bangui CFA Franc
Chad N’Djamena CFA Franc
Chile Santiago Chilean Peso
China Beijing Yuan/Renminbi
Colombia Bogota Colombian Peso
Comoros Moroni Franc
Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville CFA Franc
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Congolese franc
Costa Rica San Jose Colón
Cote d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (de facto) CFA Franc
Croatia Zagreb Kuna
Cuba Havana Cuban Peso
Cyprus Nicosia Cyprus pound
Czech Republic Prague Koruna
Denmark Copenhagen Krone
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti franc
Dominica Roseau East Caribbean dollar
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Dominican Peso
East Timor (Timor-Leste) Dili U.S. dollar
Ecuador Quito U.S. dollar
Egypt Cairo Egyptian pound
El Salvador San Salvador Colón; U.S. dollar
Equatorial Guinea Malabo CFA Franc
Eritrea Asmara Nakfa
Estonia Tallinn Kroon
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr
Fiji Suva Fiji dollar
Finland Helsinki Euro (formerly markka)
France Paris Euro (formerly French franc)
Gabon Libreville CFA Franc
The Gambia Banjul Dalasi
Georgia Tbilisi Lari
Germany Berlin Euro (formerly Deutsche mark)
Ghana Accra Cedi
Greece Athens Euro (formerly drachma)
Grenada Saint George’s East Caribbean dollar
Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzal
Guinea Conakry Guinean franc
Guinea-Bissau Bissau CFA Franc
Guyana Georgetown Guyanese dollar
Haiti Port-au-Prince Gourde
Honduras Tegucigalpa Lempira
Hungary Budapest Forint
Iceland Reykjavik Icelandic króna
India New Delhi Indian Rupee
Indonesia Jakarta Rupiah
Iran Tehran Iranian Rial
Iraq Baghdad Iraqi Dinar
Ireland Dublin Euro (formerly Irish pound
[punt])
Israel Jerusalem* Israeli new Shekel
Italy Rome Euro (formerly lira)
Jamaica Kingston Jamaican dollar
Japan Tokyo Japanese Yen
Jordan Amman Jordanian dinar
Kazakhstan Astana Tenge
Kenya Nairobi Kenya shilling
Kiribati Tarawa Atoll Australian dollar
Korea, North Pyongyang Won
Korea, South Seoul Won
Kosovo Pristina Euro (German Mark prior to 2002)
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti dinar
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som
Laos Vientiane New Kip
Latvia Riga Lats
Lebanon Beirut Lebanese pound
Lesotho Maseru Maluti
Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollar
Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar
Liechtenstein Vaduz Swiss franc
Lithuania Vilnius Litas
Luxembourg Luxembourg Euro (formerly Luxembourg franc)
Macedonia Skopje Denar
Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy franc
Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit
Maldives Male Rufiya
Mali Bamako CFA Franc
Malta Valletta Maltese lira
Marshall Islands Majuro U.S. Dollar
Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya
Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee
Mexico Mexico City Mexican peso
Micronesia, Federated States of Palikir U.S. Dollar
Moldova Chisinau Leu
Monaco Monaco Euro
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tugrik
Montenegro Podgorica Euro
Morocco Rabat Dirham
Mozambique Maputo Metical
Myanmar (Burma) Rangoon (Yangon); Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw (administrative) Kyat
Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar
Nauru no official capital; government offices in Yaren District Australian dollar
Nepal Kathmandu Nepalese rupee
Netherlands Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government) Euro (formerly guilder)
New Zealand Wellington New Zealand dollar
Nicaragua Managua Gold cordoba
Niger Niamey CFA Franc
Nigeria Abuja Naira
Norway Oslo Norwegian krone
Oman Muscat Omani rial
Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani rupee
Palau Melekeok U.S. dollar
Panama Panama City balboa; U.S. dollar
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Kina
Paraguay Asuncion Guaraní
Peru Lima Nuevo sol (1991)
Philippines Manila Peso
Poland Warsaw Zloty
Portugal Lisbon Euro (formerly escudo)
Qatar Doha Qatari riyal
Romania Bucharest Leu
Russia Moscow Ruble
Rwanda Kigali Rwanda franc
Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre East Caribbean dollar
Saint Lucia Castries East Caribbean dollar
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown East Caribbean dollar
Samoa Apia Tala
San Marino San Marino Euro
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Riyal
Senegal Dakar CFA Franc
Serbia Belgrade Yugoslav new dinar. In Kosovo both the euro and the Yugoslav dinar are legal
Seychelles Victoria Seychelles rupee
Sierra Leone Freetown Leone
Singapore Singapore Singapore dollar
Slovakia Bratislava Koruna
Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenian tolar; euro (as of 1/1/07)
Solomon Islands Honiara Solomon Islands dollar
Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling
South Africa Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary) Rand
South Sudan Juba Sudanese Pound
Spain Madrid Euro (formerly peseta)
Sri Lanka Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative) Sri Lankan rupee
Sudan Khartoum Sudanese pound
Suriname Paramaribo Surinamese dollar
Swaziland Lobamba (royal / legislative)
Mbabane (administrative)
Swazi lilangeni, South African rand
Sweden Stockholm Swedish krona
Switzerland Bern Swiss franc
Syria Damascus Syrian pound
Taiwan Taipei New Taiwan dollar
Tajikistan Dushanbe Tajikistani somoni
Tanzania Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative) Tanzanian shilling
Thailand Bangkok Thai baht
Togo Lome CFA Franc
Tonga Nuku’alofa Pa’anga
Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar
Turkey Ankara Turkish lira (YTL)
Turkmenistan Ashgabat Manat
Tuvalu Vaiaku village, Funafuti province Australian dollar
Uganda Kampala Ugandan shilling
Ukraine Kyiv Ukrainian Hryvnia
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi U.A.E. dirham
United Kingdom London Pound sterling
United States of America Washington D.C. United states Dollar
Uruguay Montevideo Uruguay peso
Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistani sum
Vanuatu Port-Vila Vatu
Vatican City (Holy See) Vatican City Euro
Venezuela Caracas Venezuelan bolívar
Vietnam Hanoi Vietnamese Dong
Yemen Sanaa Yemeni Rial
Zambia Lusaka Kwacha
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwean dollar

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