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Country Name

Capital

Currency

Official Language

Afghanistan

Kabul

Afghani

Dari Persian; Pashto

Albania

Tirane

Lek

Albanian

Algeria

Algiers

Dinar

Arabic; Tamazight; French

Andorra

Andorra la Vella

Euro

Catalan

Angola

Luanda

New Kwanza

Portuguese

Antigua and Barbuda

Saint John's

East Caribbean dollar

English

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Peso

Spanish

Armenia

Yerevan

Dram

Armenian

Australia

Canberra

Australian dollar

English

Austria

Vienna

Euro (formerly schilling)

German

Azerbaijan

Baku

Manat

Azerbaijani

The Bahamas

Nassau

Bahamian dollar

English

Bahrain

Manama

Bahrain dinar

Arabic

Bangladesh

Dhaka

Taka

Bangla

Barbados

Bridgetown

Barbados dollar

English

Belarus

Minsk

Belorussian ruble

Belarusian; Russian

Belgium

Brussels

Euro (formerly Belgian franc)

Dutch; French; German

Belize

Belmopan

Belize dollar

English

Benin

Porto-Novo

CFA Franc

French

Bhutan

Thimphu

Ngultrum

Dzongkha

Bolivia

La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial)

Boliviano

Spanish; Quechua; Aymara

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo

Marka

Bosnian; Croatian; Serbian

Botswana

Gaborone

Pula

English; Tswana

Brazil

Brasilia

Real

Portuguese

Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan

Brunei dollar

Malay

Bulgaria

Sofia

Lev

Bulgarian

Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou

CFA Franc

French

Burundi

Bujumbura

Burundi franc

Kirundi; French

Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Riel

Khmer

Cameroon

Yaounde

CFA Franc

French; English

Canada

Ottawa

Canadian dollar

English; French

Cape Verde

Praia

Cape Verdean escudo

Portuguese

Central African Republic

Bangui

CFA Franc

Sango; French

Chad

N'Djamena

CFA Franc

French; Arabic

Chile

Santiago

Chilean Peso

Spanish

China

Beijing

Yuan/Renminbi

Mandarin

Colombia

Bogota

Colombian Peso

Spanish

Comoros

Moroni

Franc

Comorian; Arabic; French

Congo, Republic of the

Brazzaville

CFA Franc

French

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Kinshasa

Congolese franc

French

Costa Rica

San Jose

Colón

Spanish

Cote d'Ivoire

Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (de facto)

CFA Franc

French

Croatia

Zagreb

Kuna

Kuna

Cuba

Havana

Cuban Peso

Spanish

Cyprus

Nicosia

Cyprus pound

Greek; Turkish

Czech Republic

Prague

Koruna

Czech; Slovak

Denmark

Copenhagen

Krone

Danish

Djibouti

Djibouti

Djibouti franc

Arabic; French

Dominica

Roseau

East Caribbean dollar

English; French;
Antillean Creole

Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

Dominican Peso

Spanish

East Timor (Timor-Leste)

Dili

U.S. dollar

Tetum; Portuguese;
Iindonesian

Ecuador

Quito

U.S. dollar

Spanish

Egypt

Cairo

Egyptian pound

Arabic

El Salvador

San Salvador

Colón; U.S. dollar

Spanish

Equatorial Guinea

Malabo

CFA Franc

Spanish; French; Portuguese

Eritrea

Asmara

Nakfa

Arabic; Tigrinya; English

Estonia

Tallinn

Kroon

Estonian

Ethiopia

Addis Ababa

Birr

Amharic

Fiji

Suva

Fiji dollar

English; Bau Fijian; Hindi

Finland

Helsinki

Euro (formerly markka)

Finnish; Swedish

France

Paris

Euro (formerly French franc)

French

Gabon

Libreville

CFA Franc

French

The Gambia

Banjul

Dalasi

English

Georgia

Tbilisi

Lari

Georgian

Germany

Berlin

Euro (formerly Deutsche mark)

German

Ghana

Accra

Cedi

English

Greece

Athens

Euro (formerly drachma)

Greek

Grenada

Saint George's

East Caribbean dollar

English; Patois

Guatemala

Guatemala City

Quetzal

Spanish

Guinea

Conakry

Guinean franc

French

Guinea-Bissau

Bissau

CFA Franc

Portuguese

Guyana

Georgetown

Guyanese dollar

English

Haiti

Port-au-Prince

Gourde

Haitian Creole; French

Honduras

Tegucigalpa

Lempira

Spanish

Hungary

Budapest

Forint

Hungarian

Iceland

Reykjavik

Icelandic króna

Icelandic

India

New Delhi

Rupee

Hindi; English

Indonesia

Jakarta

Rupiah

Indonesian

Iran

Tehran

Rial

Persian

Iraq

Baghdad

Iraqi Dinar

Arabic; Kurdish

Ireland

Dublin

Euro (formerly Irish pound [punt])

English; Irish

Israel

Jerusalem

Shekel

Hebrew; Arabic

Italy

Rome

Euro (formerly lira)

Italian

Jamaica

Kingston

Jamaican dollar

English

Japan

Tokyo

Yen

Japanese

Jordan

Amman

Jordanian dinar

Arabic

Kazakhstan

Astana

Tenge

Kazakh; Russian

Kenya

Nairobi

Kenya shilling

Swahili; English

Kiribati

Tarawa Atoll

Australian dollar

English; Gilbertese

Korea, North

Pyongyang

Won

Korean

Korea, South

Seoul

Won

Korean

Kosovo

Pristina

Euro (German Mark prior to 2002)

Albanian; Serbian

Kuwait

Kuwait City

Kuwaiti dinar

Arabic; English

Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek

Som

Kyrgyz; Russian

Laos

Vientiane

New Kip

Lao (Laotian)

Latvia

Riga

Lats

Latvian

Lebanon

Beirut

Lebanese pound

Arabic; French

Lesotho

Maseru

Maluti

Sesotho; English

Liberia

Monrovia

Liberian dollar

English

Libya

Tripoli

Libyan dinar

Arabic

Liechtenstein

Vaduz

Swiss franc

German

Lithuania

Vilnius

Litas

Lithuanian

Luxembourg

Luxembourg

Euro (formerly Luxembourg franc)

German; French;
Luxembourgish

Macedonia

Skopje

Denar

Macedonian

Madagascar

Antananarivo

Malagasy franc

Malagasy; French; English

Malawi

Lilongwe

Kwacha

English

Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

Ringgit

Malay

Maldives

Male

Rufiya

Dhivehi

Mali

Bamako

CFA Franc

French

Malta

Valletta

Maltese lira

Maltese; English

Marshall Islands

Majuro

U.S. Dollar

Marshallese; English

Mauritania

Nouakchott

Ouguiya

Arabic

Mauritius

Port Louis

Mauritian rupee

English

Mexico

Mexico City

Mexican peso

Spanish

Micronesia, Federated States of

Palikir

U.S. Dollar

English

Moldova

Chisinau

Leu

Moldovan (Romanian)

Monaco

Monaco

Euro

French; Italian; English

Mongolia

Ulaanbaatar

Tugrik

Mongolian

Montenegro

Podgorica

Euro

Montenegrin

Morocco

Rabat

Dirham

Arabic

Mozambique

Maputo

Metical

Portuguese

Myanmar (Burma)

Rangoon (Yangon); Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw (administrative)

Kyat

Burmese

Namibia

Windhoek

Namibian dollar

English; Afrikaans; German

Nauru

no official capital; government offices in Yaren District

Australian dollar

English; Nauran

Nepal

Kathmandu

Nepalese rupee

Nepali

Netherlands

Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government)

Euro (formerly guilder)

Dutch

New Zealand

Wellington

New Zealand dollar

English

Nicaragua

Managua

Gold cordoba

Spanish

Niger

Niamey

CFA Franc

French

Nigeria

Abuja

Naira

English

Norway

Oslo

Norwegian krone

Norwegian

Oman

Muscat

Omani rial

Arabic

Pakistan

Islamabad

Pakistani rupee

Urdu; English

Palau

Melekeok

U.S. dollar

English; Palauan

Panama

Panama City

balboa; U.S. dollar

Spanish

Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby

Kina

English; Tok Pisin;
Hiri Motu

Paraguay

Asuncion

Guaraní

Spanish; Guarani

Peru

Lima

Nuevo sol (1991)

Spanish

Philippines

Manila

Peso

Filipino; English

Poland

Warsaw

Zloty

Polish

Portugal

Lisbon

Euro (formerly escudo)

Portuguese

Qatar

Doha

Qatari riyal

Arabic

Romania

Bucharest

Leu

Romanian

Russia

Moscow

Ruble

Romanian

Rwanda

Kigali

Rwanda franc

Russian

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre

East Caribbean dollar

English

Saint Lucia

Castries

East Caribbean dollar

English

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Kingstown

East Caribbean dollar

English

Samoa

Apia

Tala

Samoan, English

San Marino

San Marino

Euro

Italian

Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome

Dobra

Portuguese

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh

Riyal

Arabic

Senegal

Dakar

CFA Franc

French

Serbia

Belgrade

Yugoslav new dinar. In Kosovo both the euro and the Yugoslav dinar are legal

Serbian

Seychelles

Victoria

Seychelles rupee

Seychellois Creole, French English

Sierra Leone

Freetown

Leone

English

Singapore

Singapore

Singapore dollar

English, Chinese and Malay
Tamil

Slovakia

Bratislava

Koruna

Slovak

Slovenia

Ljubljana

Slovenian tolar; euro (as of 1/1/07)

Slovene

Solomon Islands

Honiara

Solomon Islands dollar

English

Somalia

Mogadishu

Somali shilling

Somali Arabic

South Africa

Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary)

Rand

Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Swazi
Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu

South Sudan

Juba

Sudanese Pound

English

Spain

Madrid

Euro (formerly peseta)

Spanish, Catalan Galician , Gasque

Sri Lanka

Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative)

Sri Lanka rupee

Sinhala, Tamil

Sudan

Khartoum

Dinar

Arabic, English

Suriname

Paramaribo

Surinamese dollar

Dutch

Swaziland

Mbabane

Lilangeni

English, Swati

Sweden

Stockholm

Krona

Swedish

Switzerland

Bern

Swiss franc

German, French, Italian, Romansh

Syria

Damascus

Syrian pound

Arabic

Taiwan

Taipei

Taiwan dollar

Standard Chinese

Tajikistan

Dushanbe

somoni

Tajik

Tanzania

Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative)

Tanzanian shilling

Swahili, English

Thailand

Bangkok

baht

Thai

Togo

Lome

CFA Franc

French

Tonga

Nuku'alofa

Pa'anga

English

Trinidad and Tobago

Port-of-Spain

Trinidad and Tobago dollar

English

Tunisia

Tunis

Tunisian dinar

Arabic

Turkey

Ankara

Turkish lira (YTL)

Turkish

Turkmenistan

Ashgabat

Manat

Turkmen

Tuvalu

Vaiaku village, Funafuti province

Australian dollar

Polynesian

Uganda

Kampala

Ugandan new shilling

Swahili, English, Luganda

Ukraine

Kyiv

Hryvna

Ukrainian

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi

U.A.E. dirham

Arabic

United Kingdom

London

Pound sterling

English

United States of America

Washington D.C.

dollar

English

Uruguay

Montevideo

Uruguay peso

Spanish

Uzbekistan

Tashkent

Uzbekistani sum

Uzbek

Vanuatu

Port-Vila

Vatu

Bislama, French, English

Vatican City (Holy See)

Vatican City

Euro

Italian

Venezuela

Caracas

Bolivar

Spanish

Vietnam

Hanoi

Dong

Vietnamese

Yemen

Sanaa

Rial

Arabic

Zambia

Lusaka

Kwacha

English

Zimbabwe

Harare

Zimbabwean dollar

English, Shona, Ndebele

 


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