Capital Cities beginning with B

Cities beginning with B

Capital Cities beginning with B

This is a list of national capitals. Name of every capital city in the world with their name beginning with the Letter B, there are 26 countries that have their capital city name begin with the Letter B.


Baghdad | Iraq

Baghdad is the capital of Iraq and is, after Cairo, the second largest city of the Arab world and fourth-largest in the Middle East with a city population of 8.1 million.

Baku | Azerbaijan

Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan, is a low-lying city with a coastline along the Caspian Sea. It’s famed for its medieval walled old city, which contains the Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a vast royal complex, and the iconic stone Maiden Tower.

Bamako | Mali

Bamako is the capital and largest city of Mali, with a 2009 population of 1,810,366 and an estimated 2020 population of 2.71 million.

Bandar Seri Begawan | Brunei

Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital of Brunei, a tiny nation on the island of Borneo. It’s known for the opulent Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque, adorned with chandeliers, stained glass and Italian marble, and surrounded by a lagoon.

Bangkok | Thailand

Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is a large city known for ornate shrines and vibrant street life. The boat-filled Chao Phraya River feeds its network of canals, flowing past the Rattanakosin royal district, home to opulent Grand Palace and its sacred Wat Phra Kaew Temple.

Bangui | the Central African Republic

Bangui is the capital and largest city of the Central African Republic. As of 2020, it had an estimated population of 889,231.

Banjul | The Gambia

Banjul is the capital city of the Gambia, a small West African country bordered by Senegal. The city sits on an island where the Gambia River meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Basseterre | Saint Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre is the capital of the Caribbean island federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis. It’s the gateway to popular Saint Kitts beaches like South Friars Bay. At the city’s heart, Independence Square has an Italian-inspired fountain.

Beijing | China

Beijing, China’s sprawling capital, has a history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet it’s known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex, the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties.

Beirut | Lebanon

Beirut is the capital and largest city of Lebanon. As of 2014, Greater Beirut has a population of 2.2 million, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region. The city is situated on a peninsula at the midpoint of Lebanon’s Mediterranean coast.

Belgrade | Serbia

Belgrade is the capital of the southeast European country of Serbia. Its most significant landmark is the Beogradska Tvrđava, an imposing fortress at the confluence of the Danube and the Sava rivers.

Belmopan | Belize

Belmopan is the capital city of Belize. Its population in 2010 was 16,451. In addition to being the smallest capital city in the continental Americas by population, Belmopan is the third-largest settlement in Belize, behind Belize City and San Ignacio

Berlin | Germany

Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-coloured, swoop-roofed Berliner Philharmonie, built in 1963.

Bern | Switzerland

Bern, the capital city of Switzerland, is built around a crook in the Aare River. It traces its origins back to the 12th century, with medieval architecture preserved in the Altstadt.

Bishkek | Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, borders Central Asia’s Tian Shan range. It’s a gateway to the Kyrgyz Ala-Too mountains and Ala Archa National Park, with glaciers and wildlife trails.

Bissau | Guinea-Bissau

Bissau is the capital city of Guinea-Bissau, on the coast of West Africa. It’s near the point where the Geba River meets the Atlantic Ocean. Bissau Velho, the old city centre, is filled with decaying Portuguese colonial buildings. Nearby, Fortaleza d’Amura is an old fort still used by the country’s military.

Bogotá | Colombia

Bogotá is Colombia’s sprawling, high-altitude capital. La Candelaria, its cobblestoned centre, features colonial-era landmarks like the neoclassical performance hall Teatro Colón and the 17th-century Iglesia de San Francisco.

Brasília | Brazil

Brasília, inaugurated as Brazil’s capital in 1960, is a planned city distinguished by its white, modern architecture, chiefly designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Laid out in the shape of an aeroplane, its “fuselage” is the Monumental Axis, 2 wide avenues flanking a massive park.

Bratislava | Slovakia

Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is set along the Danube River by the border with Austria and Hungary. It’s surrounded by vineyards and the Little Carpathian mountains, crisscrossed with forested hiking and cycling trails.

Brazzaville | Congo

Brazzaville is the capital of the Republic of the Congo, in central Africa. It’s on the Congo River, opposite Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Just outside the city are the Congo Rapids. The cylindrical Nabemba Tower overlooks the river in the city centre.

Bridgetown | Barbados

Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, is a port city on the island’s southwest coast. It’s known for its British colonial architecture, 17th-century Garrison and horseracing track.

Brussels | Belgium

The City of Brussels is the largest municipality and historical centre of the Brussels-Capital Region and the capital of Belgium. Besides the strict centre, it also covers the immediate northern outskirts where it borders municipalities in Flanders.

Bucharest | Romania

Bucharest, in southern Romania, is the country’s capital and commercial centre. Its iconic landmark is the massive, communist-era Palatul Parlamentului government building, which has 1,100 rooms.

Budapest | Hungary

Budapest, Hungary’s capital, is bisected by the River Danube. Its 19th-century Chain Bridge connects the hilly Buda district with flat Pest. A funicular runs up Castle Hill to Buda’s Old Town, where the Budapest History Museum traces city life from Roman times onward.

Buenos Aires | Argentina

Buenos Aires is Argentina’s big, cosmopolitan capital city. Its centre is the Plaza de Mayo, lined with stately 19th-century buildings including Casa Rosada, the iconic, balconied presidential palace.

Bujumbura | Burundi

Bujumbura, formerly Usumbura, is the largest city and main port of Burundi. It ships most of the country’s chief export, coffee, as well as cotton and tin ore.


List of national capitals

Capital CityCountryCapital City Population
BaghdadIraq8.1 million
BakuAzerbaijan2.236 million
BamakoMali2.71 million
Bandar Seri BegawanBrunei100,700
BangkokThailand8.28 Million
BanguiThe Central African Republic889,231
BanjulThe Gambia459,311
BasseterreSaint Kitts and Nevis14,000
BeijingChina21.54 million
BeirutLebanon2.2 million
BelgradeSerbia1.374 million
BerlinGermany3.645 million
BogotáColombia7.181 million
BrasíliaBrazil4.235 Million
BrazzavilleCongo1.696 million
BucharestRomania1.83 million
BucharestHungary1.756 million
Buenos AiresArgentina2,891,000
Cities beginning with B
Capital Cities beginning with B
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