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Tricks to learn Countries and Their Capitals

Tricks to learn Countries and Their Capitals – The questions about countries and their capitals are being asked in many competitive exam like Banking, SCC, UPSC etc. lots of questions have been seen in these exams. Tricks to learn Countries and Their Capitals

So here in this post we are sharing some tricks to learn countries and their capitals. 

so let’s start-

Also read – List of Important International Organizations and their Headquarter 2017

1. Capital name is related to country name –

  • Kuwait – Kuwait city
  • Mexico – Mexico city
  • Monaco – Monaco city
  • Guatemala – Guatemala city
  • Singapore – Singapore city
  • Djibouti – Djibouti city
  • Panama – Panama city
  • Vatican City – Vatican City
  • Tunisia – Tunis
  • Luxemburg – Luxemburg

2. Some Countries whose capital name end with ‘Town’ –

  • Barbados – Bridgetown
  • Guyana – Georgetown
  • South Africa – CapeTown
  • Sierre leone – Free town

3. Some Countries and Capitals with Self made lines –

  • Algeria – Algiers

Trick – Jumble the letters.

  • Austria – Vienna

Trick – Tri – Veena, (3 veena)

  • Australia – Canberra 

Canberra sounds like cadbury, so trick is – Australian company makes Cadbury.

  • Behrain – Manama

Behrain ends with ‘Rain’ and Manama starts with ‘Man’ so trick is – Man wetted in the rain.

  • Belgium – Brussels

Remember this line – Warden rang the Bell to wake up and Brush your teeth.

  • Bhutan – Thimpu

Bhutan sounds like ‘Boot + tan’  and Thimpu sounds like ‘Tipu’ so The trick is – Tipu Sultan wears Boot.

  • Bulgaria – Sofia

Bulgaria;s first 3 words looks like ‘Bulk’ and Sofia Hayat is a british actress. so here trick is Sofia Hayat signed Bulk movies.

  • Cambodia – Phnom Penh

So here trick is – There is a Combo pack of Pens in sell.

  • Chile – Santiago

Chile sounds like ‘Chilly’ and pick up ‘Santi'(Peace) from Santiago then trick is – After eating Chilly No one can become Shanti. : )

  • Cuba – Havana

Cuba sounds like ‘Cube’ take it as ‘Ice-Cube’ and Havana sounds like ‘Oven’. So trick is – Heat Ice-Cube in Oven.

  • Colombia – Bogorta

Colo indicates ‘Colors’ and Bogo sounds like ‘Pogo’ so trick is – Watch Pogo on Colours.

  • Denmark – Copenhagen

Take ‘Mark’ from Denmark and ‘Gen’ from Copenhagen. So our trick will be – Rahul got highest Marks in Gen category.

  • Ethiopia – Addis  Ababa

Addis sounds like ‘Audi’ Car and Ababa sounds like ‘Baba’ so trick is – Baba drives Audi car in Ethiopia.

  • Guinea – Conakry

Take guy from Guinea and Kry sounds like cry. So our trick will be – Guy is crying on road.

  • Hungary Budhapest

Here our trick is – Budha is so Hungry.

  • Iceland – Reykjavik 

Take rey as tray. so trick will be – Bring Ice in tray.

  • Iran – Tehran (Both ends with ‘Ran’)
  • Iraq –  Bagdad (‘Ira‘ Singhal’s (IAS Topper 2104) Dad proud on her.
  • Jamaica Kingston (My Kingston Pen drive got Jam in my PC.)
  • Jordan – Amman

Take ‘Jo’ from Jordan and ‘Man’ from Amman. So trick will be – He looks like a joker man.

  • Korea Family

1. South Korea – Seoul (South Korea’s Soul)

2. North Korea – Pyongyang (North People looks ‘Young’)

  • Latvia -Riga (Lat sounds like ‘Lata’ so trick will be – Lata sang Sa re ga ma.. so re ga = riga)
  • Libya – Tripoli (In the ‘Library’ there are many ‘Tripod’ stands are used to keep books.)
  • Liberia – Monrovia (Library Opens every ‘Monday’)
  • Maldives – Male (Both starts from ‘Mal’
  • New Zealand – Wellington (Wellington = washington, So New washington)
  • Netherland – Hague (Neather Hack (for Hague) a school website)
  • Oman – Muscut (Oh! man You must cut your hair)
  • Philippines – Manila (Philips T.V. is designed by ‘Manu’ and ‘Nila’)
  • Romania – Bucharest (Roman always take rest before sleep)
  • Scotland – Edinburgh (Drink Scotch and eat burger)
  • Spain – Madrid (Rahul got Pain and got Mad)
  • Sweden – Stockholm (There is a stock of Sweets)
  • Taiwan – Taipei (Both starts with ‘Tai’)

4. Other remaining countries and their capitals –

  • Afghanistan – Kabul
  • Albania – Tirane
  • Andorra – Andorra la Vella
  • Angola – Luanda
  • Antigua and Barbuda – Saint John’s
  • Argentina – Buenos Aires
  • Armenia – Yerevan
  • Azerbaijan – Baku
  • Bangladesh – Dhaka
  • Belarus – Minsk
  • Belize – Belmopan
  • Botswana – Gaborone
  • Brazil – Brasilia
  • Burundi – Bujumbura 
  • Cameroon – Yaounde
  • Canada – Ottawa
  • Cape Verde – Praia
  • Colombia – Bogota
  • Dominica – Roseau
  • Egypt – Cairo
  • Estonia – Tallinn
  • Eritrea – Asmara
  • Fiji – Suva
  • Finland – Helsinki
  • France – Paris
  • Gabon – Libreville
  • Georgia – Tbilisi
  • Germany – Berlin
  • Ghana – Accra
  • Greece – Athens
  • Haiti – Port-au-Prince
  • India – New Delhi
  • Indonesia – Jhakarta
  • Ireland – Dublin
  • Italy – Rome
  • Japan –  Tokyo
  • Kazakhstan – Astana
  • Kenya – Nairobi
  • Kosovo – Pristina
  • Laos – Vientiane
  • Lesotho – Maseru
  • Macedonia – Skopje
  • Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur
  • Mali – Bamako
  • Malta – Valletta
  • Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar
  • Morocco – Rabat
  • Nepal – Kathmandu
  • Nigeria – Abuja
  • Norway – Oslo
  • Pakistan – Islamabad
  • Palau – Melekeok
  • Peru – Lima
  • Poland – Warsaw
  • Portugal – Lisbon
  • Russia – Moscow
  • Rwanda – Kigali
  • Samoa – Apia
  • Slovakia – Bratislava
  • Switzerland – Bern
  • Syria – Damascus
  • Thailand – Bangkok
  • Turkey – Ankara
  • Togo – Lome
  • Tonga – Nuku’alofa
  • Uganda – Kampala
  • Ukraine – Kyiv
  • United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi
  • USA  – Washington
  • UK  – London
  • Uruguay – Montevideo
  • Uzbekistan – Tashkent
  • Vietnam – Hanoi
  • Zimbabwe – Harare

Also read – World’s Important Daily News Paper and Their Publishing Country

So guys please try to remember maximum no. of capitals with self made tricks so you can easily remember then for long time.

Shout the name of the country in the comment box if we forgot them to include in our list.

Also read – Problems on ages short tricks.

Thank you.

  • Ashu

    U have missed many countries . I don’t have time to point out all. Some are the two convos with capitals Brazzaville and Kinshasa . Also Timor is missed Dili is the capital …… Others please find yourself.

    • Ashu

      Convos is spelling mistake I was referring to the congos

  • Shivahari Subedi

    lovers–valentine is to
    laos-vaintione

  • Shivahari Subedi

    i ran and they ran too