Capital cities of European countries

The most important cities in Europe

Petr Liška
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Capital cities of European countries
Inserted: 18.05.2017
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

The capitals of the countries of Europe are usually the largest city in the country or the most interesting for visitors thanks to the largest number of monuments and modern architecture. Take a look at the overview of European Capitals and identify where you have been or where you want to go.

31.
Vaduz

The capital city of Liechtenstein

Rating:
| Altitude: 456 m / 1 496 ft

Vaduz is essentially just a larger village with 5,500 inhabitants, which is also the capital of Liechtenstein… continue reading

30.
Reykjavik

The capital of Iceland

Rating:
| Altitude: 39 m / 128 ft

Reykjavík, with its 64 ° 08 'north latitude, is the most northerly situated capital of the world. The town is… continue reading

29.
Andorra la Vella

The capital of Andorra

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| Altitude: 1 000 m / 3 281 ft

Andorra la Vella is one of the smallest capitals of the world. There are just over 20,000 inhabitants here.… continue reading

28.
Skopje

Capital of Macedonia

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| Altitude: 248 m / 814 ft

Skopje is divided by the Vardar River in the northern predominantly Muslim part and by the southerly settled… continue reading

27.
Oslo

The capital of Norway

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

The capital city of Norway, Oslo was founded in 1048. Worth a visit is the Royal Palace, Akershus castle and… continue reading

26.
Bern

The capital of Switzerland

Rating:
| Altitude: 546 m / 1 791 ft

The capital of Switzerland is located in the bend of the River Aare and is the gateway to the Swiss Alps. It… continue reading

25.
Vilnius

Capital of Lithuania

Rating:
| Altitude: 103 m / 338 ft

Vilnius is located at the confluence of the Neris and Vilnius rivers. The city has half a million inhabitants… continue reading

24.
San Marino

The capital of San Marino

Rating:
| Altitude: 171 m / 561 ft

Most visitors arrive to San Marino, for a one-day trip in a yourney to Italy. It is an amazing place of… continue reading

23.
Minsk

Capital of Belarus

Rating:
| Altitude: 207 m / 679 ft

Minsk lies almost in the geometric center of Belarus, on the banks of the Svislak and Njamiha rivers. It has… continue reading

22.
Dublin

The capital city of Ireland

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| Altitude: 5 m / 16 ft

Dublin city has almost two million inhabitants. Famous is mainly for its typical bars. The most significant… continue reading

21.
Kiev

The capital of Ukraine

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| Altitude: 94 m / 308 ft

Kiev has almost three million inhabitants. Among the most important monuments are St. Michael's Cat­hedral.… continue reading

20.
The Vatican City State

A sovereign city state in the middle of Rome

Rating:
| Altitude: 32 m / 105 ft

The Vatican is located within the city of Rome, the capital of Italy. With an area of approximately 44… continue reading

19.
Riga

The capital of Latvia

Rating:
| Altitude: 16 m / 52 ft

Riga is the capital of Latvia and with 750,000 inhabi­tants, the largest city in the whole Baltic region. It… continue reading

18.
Monaco-Ville

The capital of Monaco

Rating:
| Altitude: 63 m / 207 ft

Monaco-Ville is a historic part of Monaco, built on a rock high above the sea. You will find here, for… continue reading

17.
Brussels

The capital of Belgium (and so far the EU)

Rating:
| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

The predominantly French-speaking Brussels with more than a million inhabitants offers a magnificent Grand… continue reading

16.
Bratislava

The capital of Slovakia

Rating:
| Altitude: 139 m / 456 ft

Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia and even the largest city. It has almost half a million inhabitants.… continue reading

15.
Stockholm

The capital of Sweden

Rating:
| Altitude: 19 m / 62 ft

Stockholm is the capital of Sweden. It is spread over fourteen islands between Lake Mälaren and the Baltic… continue reading

14.
Copenhagen

The capital of Denmark

Rating:
| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Copenhagen is a beautiful city with an amazing atmosphere that multiplies by sitting at the beer or wine in… continue reading

13.
Berlin

The capital of Germany

Rating:
| Altitude: 36 m / 118 ft

Berlin is the capital city and also the federal state of the Federal Republic of Germany. The Spree River… continue reading

12.
Tallinn

Capital of Estonia

Rating:
| Altitude: 12 m / 39 ft

The port city of Tallinn is the capital of Estonia and the most beautiful city of the Baltic. It has less… continue reading

11.
Madrid

The capital of Spain

Rating:
| Altitude: 648 m / 2 126 ft

Practically right in the middle of the country, on the plateau, lies Madrid. Spain's largest city and one of… continue reading

10.
Lisabon

The capital of Portugal

Rating:
| Altitude: 56 m / 184 ft

The city of Lisbon belongs to smaller European capitals, but if you count the agglomerations, it is more than… continue reading

9.
Amsterdam

The capital of the Netherlands

Rating:
| Altitude: 9 m / 30 ft

Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherlands. It is now the largest Dutch city and its financial and cultural… continue reading

8.
Moscow

The capital of Russia

Rating:
| Altitude: 152 m / 499 ft

Moscow is the largest city in Europe. It has almost 12 million inhabitants. It has nine main railway stations… continue reading

7.
Vienna

The capital city of Austria

Rating:
| Altitude: 178 m / 584 ft

Vienna is the main and the largest city of Austria lies on the Danube. It is also the largest city in Central… continue reading

6.
Budapest

The capital of Hungary

Rating:
| Altitude: 108 m / 354 ft

Budapest is not only the main but also the largest city of Hungary. Similarly to nearby Vienna or Bratislava… continue reading

5.
Athens

The capital of Greece

Rating:
| Altitude: 151 m / 495 ft

Athens, capital of Greece and a legendary ancient city with amazing Acropolis. Together with the port of… continue reading

4.
London

The capital city of England and the United Kingdom

Rating:
| Altitude: 8 m / 26 ft

London, with more than eight million inhabitants, is one of the largest cities in Europe. You will also find… continue reading

3.
Paris

The capital of France

Rating:
| Altitude: 48 m / 157 ft

Paris is one of the largest cities in Europe. The most famous monuments include the famous Eiffel Tower, the… continue reading

2.
Rome

The capital of Italy

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| Altitude: 22 m / 72 ft

The city of Rome, also called the Eternal City, is the capital and largest city of Italy. Of course, it was… continue reading

1.
Praha / Prague

Capital of Czech Republic

Rating:
| Altitude: 192 m / 630 ft

Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. It has about 1.3 million inhabitants. Thanks to… continue reading

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