eBook Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1610692489
  • ISBN-13: 9781610692489
  • DDC: 909.09732
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 442 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Every country, even the world’s youngest nations, has a capital city-a centralized location which houses the seat of government and acts as the hub of culture and history. But, what role do capital cities play in the global arena? Which factors have influenced the selection of a municipal center for each nation? This interesting encyclopedia explores the topic in great depth, providing an overview of each country’s capital-its history and early inhabitants, ascension to prominence, infrastructure within the government, and influence on the world around them. The author considers the culture and society of the area, discussing the ethnic and religious groups among those who live there, the major issues the residents face, and other interesting cultural facts.

Capital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture features the capital cities of 200 countries across the globe. Organized in alphabetical order by country, each profile combines social studies, geography, anthropology, world history, and political science to offer a fascinating survey of each location.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
List of Capital Cities.
List of Capital Cities by Country.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Abu Dhabi.
2: Abuja.
3: Accra.
4: Addis Ababa.
5: Algiers.
6: Amman.
7: Amsterdam.
8: Andorra La Vella.
9: Ankara.
10: Antananarivo.
11: Apia.
12: Ashgabat.
13: Asmara.
14: Astana.
15: Asunción.
16: Athens.
17: Baghdad.
18: Baku.
19: Bamako.
20: Bandar Seri Begawan.
21: Bangkok.
22: Bangui.
23: Banjul.
24: Basseterre.
25: Beijing.
26: Beirut.
27: Belfast.
28: Belgrade.
29: Belmopan.
30: Berlin.
31: Bern.
32: Bishkek.
33: Bissau.
34: Bloemfontein.
35: Bogotá.
36: Brasília.
37: Bratislava.
38: Brazzaville.
39: Bridgetown.
40: Brussels.
41: Bucharest.
42: Budapest.
43: Buenos Aires.
44: Bujumbura.
45: Cairo.
46: Canberra.
47: Cape Town.
48: Caracas.
49: Cardiff.
50: Castries.
51: Chişinău.
52: Colombo.
53: Conakry.
54: Copenhagen.
55: Dakar.
56: Damascus.
57: Dhaka.
58: Dili.
59: Djibouti.
60: Dodoma.
61: Doha.
62: Dublin.
63: Dushanbe.
64: Edinburgh.
65: Freetown.
66: Funafuti.
67: Gaborone.
68: Georgetown.
69: Guatemala City.
70: Hanoi.
71: Harare.
72: Havana.
73: Helsinki.
74: Honiara.
75: Islamabad.
76: Jakarta.
77: Jerusalem.
78: Juba.
79: Kabul.
80: Kampala.
81: Kathmandu.
82: Khartoum.
83: Kigali.
84: Kingston.
85: Kingstown.
86: Kinshasa.
87: Kuala Lumpur.
88: Kuwait City.
89: Kyiv.
90: La Paz.
91: Libreville.
92: Lilongwe.
93: Lima.
94: Lisbon.
95: Ljubljana.
96: Lomé.
97: London.
98: Luanda.
99: Lusaka.
100: Luxembourg.
101: Madrid.
102: Majuro.
103: Malabo.
104: Malé.
105: Managua.
106: Manama.
107: Manila.
108: Maputo.
109: Maseru.
110: Mbabane.
111: Melekeok.
112: Mexico City.
113: Minsk.
114: Mogadishu.
115: Monaco.
116: Monrovia.
117: Montevideo.
118: Moroni.
119: Moscow.
120: Muscat.
121: Nairobi.
122: Nassau.
123: Naypyidaw.
124: N’Djamena.
125: New Delhi.
126: Niamey.
127: Nicosia.
128: Nouakchott.
129: Nuku’alofa.
130: Oslo.
131: Ottawa.
132: Ouagadougou.
133: Palikir.
134: Panama City.
135: Paramaribo.
136: Paris.
137: Phnom Penh.
138: Podgorica.
139: Port-au-Prince.
140: Port Louis.
141: Port Moresby.
142: Port-of-Spain.
143: Port Vila.
144: Porto-Novo.
145: Prague.
146: Praia.
147: Pretoria.
148: Pristina.
149: Pyongyang.
150: Quito.
151: Rabat.
152: Reykjavik.
153: Riga.
154: Riyadh.
155: Rome.
156: Roseau.
157: San José.
158: San Marino.
159: San Salvador.
160: Sana’a.
161: Santiago.
162: Santo Domingo.
163: São Tomé.
164: Sarajevo.
165: Seoul.
166: Singapore.
167: Skopje.
168: Sofia.
169: South Tarawa.
170: St. George’s.
171: St. John’s.
172: Stockholm.
173: Sucre.
174: Suva.
175: Taipei.
176: Tallinn.
177: Tashkent.
178: Tbilisi.
179: Tegucigalpa.
180: Tehran.
181: Thimphu.
182: Tirana.
183: Tokyo.
184: Tripoli.
185: Tunis.
186: Ulaanbaatar.
187: Vaduz.
188: Valletta.
189: Vatican City.
190: Victoria.
191: Vienna.