The capital cities of Asian countries

The most important cities of Asia

Petr Liška
Wrote 2010 articles and follows him / her 154 travelers
The capital cities of Asian countries
Inserted: 08.09.2017
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The capitals of each Asian country are usually the largest cities in the country or the most interesting for travelers due to the largest number of monuments or modern architecture. Take a look at the Asian capitals and mark where you have been or where you want to go.

1.
Bangkok

Capital of Thailand

Rating:
| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Bangkok is one of the real big cities thanks to its more than 8 million inhabitants. Situated in the Chao… continue reading

2.
Kathmandu

The capital of Nepal

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 302 m / 4 272 ft

Kathmandu, situated in the vast Kathmandu basin surrounded by mountains, is the largest and the capital of… continue reading

3.
Delhi

Capital of India

Rating:
| Altitude: 224 m / 735 ft

Delhi is the capital and second largest city of India. It is a tourist gateway to the northern, mountainous… continue reading

4.
Beijing

北京

Rating:
| Altitude: 52 m / 171 ft

Beijing, the third most populous city in the world, is in its own way a state in the middle of an even larger… continue reading

5.
Singapur

Capital of Singapur

Rating:
| Altitude: 18 m / 59 ft

Singapore is basically a republic and a city in one. Less than six million people live here. The local… continue reading

6.
Phnom Penh

Capital of Cambodia

Rating:
| Altitude: 14 m / 46 ft

Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city of Cambodia. You will find a lot of colonial French buildings, but… continue reading

7.
Jerusalem

City at the junction of continents

Rating:
| Altitude: 761 m / 2 497 ft

Jerusalem is a city with a long and turbulent history. Nowadays, both the Jews and the Palestinians claim it… continue reading

8.
Amman

The capital of Jordan

Rating:
| Altitude: 769 m / 2 523 ft

Amman, with its two million inhabitants, is not only the main but also the largest city of Jordan. You will… continue reading

9.
Hanoi

The capital of Vietnam

Rating:
| Altitude: 16 m / 52 ft

Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam, but the second largest city. It is a good starting point for the mountains… continue reading

10.
Kuala Lumpur

Capital of Malaysia

Rating:
| Altitude: 32 m / 105 ft

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and largest city of Malaysia. It has almost two million inhabitants (metropolis… continue reading

11.
Doha

Capital of Qatar

Rating:
| Altitude: 10 m / 33 ft

Doha is not only the capital but also the largest city of Qatar. It has almost a million and a half… continue reading

12.
Jakarta

Capital of Indonesia

Rating:
| Altitude: 6 m / 20 ft

Jakarta is located on the most populous island of Indonesia – Java. It has more than ten million inhabitants … continue reading

13.
Ankara

The capital of Turkey

Rating:
| Altitude: 896 m / 2 940 ft

Ankara with almost five million inhabitants, is located practically in the center of Turkey, gained… continue reading

14.
Bishkek

Capital of Kyrgyzstan

Rating:
| Altitude: 748 m / 2 454 ft

Bishkek is the largest and capital city of Kyrgyzstan. It has almost a million inhabitants. In its center you… continue reading

15.
Islamabád

Capital of Pakistan

Rating:
| Altitude: 572 m / 1 877 ft

Islamabad is a bit of a city that is artificially built and has no monuments compared to, for example,… continue reading

16.
Tehran

The capital of Iran

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 160 m / 3 806 ft

Tehran has almost eight million inhabitants and is the largest city in Iran. It lies just south of the mighty… continue reading

17.
Ulaanbaatar

Capital of Mongolia

Rating:
| Altitude: 1 298 m / 4 259 ft

Ulaanbaatar means Red Hero. And it is not just the name that shows the considerable influence of the northern… continue reading

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