Countries, Capitals and Currencies

Questions regarding countries, capitals and their currencies are quite common in many of the major competitive exams such as SSC, UPSC, IBPS, RRB, IAS.

Questions regarding countries, capitals and their currencies are quite common in many of the major competitive exams such as SSC, UPSC, IBPS, RRB, IAS and Banking exams. Every year at least 1-2 questions in the General Knowledge section of these exams.

Asia

 CountryCapitalCurrency
1AfghanistanKabulAfghan afghani
2ArmeniaYerevanArmenian dram
3AzerbaijanBakuAzerbaijani manat
4BahrainManamaBahraini dinar
5BangladeshDhakaTaka
6BhutanThimphuBhutanese ngultrum
  7  BruneiBandar Seri Begawan  Brunei dollar
8CambodiaPhnom PenhCombodian reil
9ChinaBeijingRenminbi (Yuan)
10CyprusNicosiaEuro
11GeorgiaTbilisi/T’bilisiLari
12IndiaNew DelhiIndian rupee
13IndonesiaJakartaRupiah
14IranTehranIranian rial
15IsraelJerusalemIsraeli new shekel
16JapanTokyoYen
17JordonAmmanJordonian dinar
18KazakhstanAstanaKazakhstani tenge
19Korea, NorthPyongyangNorth Korean won
20Korea, SouthSeoulSouth Korean won
21KuwaitKuwait cityKuwaiti dinar
22KyrgyzstanBishkekKyrgyzstani som
23LaosVientianeLao kip
24LebanonBeirutLebanese pound
25MalaysiaKuala LumpurRinggit
26MaldivesMale’Maldivian rufiyaa
27MongoliaUlaanbaatarMongolian togrog
28MyanmarNay Pyi TawKyat
29NepalKathmanduNepalese rupee
30OmanMuscatOmani rial
31PakistanIslamabadPakistani rupee
32PhilippinesManilaPhilippine peso
33QatarDohaQatari riyal
34RussiaMoscowRussian ruble
35Saudi ArabiaRiyadhSaudi riyal
36SingaporeSingaporeSingapore dollar
  37  Sri LankaSri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo  Sri Lankan rupee
38SyriaDamascusSyrian pound
39TajikistanDushanbeSomoni
40ThailandBangkokBaht
41Timor-Leste/East TimorDiliUS dollar
42TurkeyAnkaraTurkish lira
43TurkmenistanAshgabatTurkmen new manat
44United Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiUAE dirham
45UzbekistanTashkentUzbekistan som
46VietnamHanoiDong
47YemenSana’aYemeni rial

Africa

 CountryCapitalCurrency
1AlgeriaAlgiersAlgerian dollars
2AngolaLuandaKwanza
3BeninPorto-NovoCFA franc
4BotswanaGaboronePula
5Burkina FasoOuagadougouCFA franc
6BurundiBujumburaBurundi franc
7CameroonYaoundeCFA franc
 8  Cape Verde  PraiaCape Verdean escudo
9Central African RepublicBanguiCFA franc
10ChadN’DjamenaCFA franc
11ComorosMoroniComorian franc
12Democratic Republic of the Congo  Kinshasa  Congolese franc
13Republic of the CongoBrazzavilleCFA franc
14DjiboutiDjibouti CityDjiboutian franc
15EgyptCairoEgyptian pound
16Equatorial GuineaMalaboCFA franc
17EritreaAsmaraNakfa
18EthiopiaAddis AbabaEthiopian birr
19GabonLibravilleCFA franc
20GambiaBanjulDalasi
21GhanaAccraGhanaian cedi
22GuineaConakryGuinean franc
23Guinea BissauBissauCFA franc
24Ivory CoastYamoussouCFA franc
25KenyaNairobiKenyan shilling
26LesothoMaseruLoti
27LiberiaMonroviaLiberian dollar
28LibyaTripoliLibyan dinar
29MadagascarAntananarivoMalagasy ariary
30MalawiLilongweMalawian kwacha
31MaliBamakoCFA franc
32MauritaniaNouakchottOuguiya
33MauritiusPort LouisMauritian rupee
34MoroccoRabatMoroccan dirham
35MozambiqueMaputoMozambican metical
36NamibiaWindhoekNamibian dollar
37NigerNiameyCFA franc
38NigeriaAbujaNaira
39RwandaKigaliRwandan franc
40Sao Tome and PrincipeSao TomeDobra
41SenegalDakarCFA franc
42SeychellesVictoriaSeychellois rupee
43  Sierra Leone  FreetownSierra Leonean leone
44SomaliaMogadishuShilling
45South AfricaBloemfonteinSouth African rand
46  South Sudan  JubaSouth Sudanese pound
47SudanKhartoumSudanese pound
48SwazilandLobambaLilangeni
49TanzaniaDodomaTanzanian shilling
50TogoLomeCFA franc
51TunisiaTunisTunisian dinar
52UgandaKampalaUgandan shilling
53ZambiaLusakaZambian kwacha
54ZimbabweHarareZimbabwean dollar

Australia/Oceania

 CountryCapitalCurrency
1AustraliaCanberraAustralian dollar
2Federated States of Micronesia  Palikir  US dollar
3FijiSuvaFiji dollar
4KiribatiTarawaAustralian dollar
5Marshall IslandsMajuroUS dollar
6NauruYarenAustralian dollar
7New ZealandWellingtonNew Zealand dollar
8PalauNgerulmudUS dollar
9Papua New GuineaPort MoresbyKina
10SamoaApiaTala
11  Solomon Islands  HoniaraSolomon Islands dollar
12TongaNuku’alofaPa’anga
13TuvaluFunafutiAustralian dollar
14VanuatuPort VilaVatu

Europe

 CountryCapitalCurrency
1Aland IslandsMariehamnEuro
2AlbaniaTiranaAlbanian lek
3AndorraAndorra La VellaEuro
4AustriaViennaEuro
5BelarusMinskBelarusian ruble
6BelgiumBrusselsEuro
  7  Bosnia and Herzegovina  SarajevoBosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark
8BulgariaSofiaBulgarian lev
9CroatiaZagrebCroatian kuna
10Czech RepublicPragueCzech koruna
11DenmarkCopenhagenDanish Krone
12EstoniaTallinnEuro
13Faroe IslandsTorshavnFaroese krona
14FinlandHelsinkiEuro
15FranceParisEuro
16GermanyBerlinEuro
17GibraltarGibraltarPound sterling
18GreeceAthensEuro
19GuernseySaint Peter PortGuernsey pound
20HungaryBudapestHungarian forint
21IcelandReykjavikIcelandic krona
22IrelandDublinEuro
23Isle of ManDouglasManx pound
24ItalyRomeEuro
25JerseySaint HelierJersey pound
26KosovoPristinaEuro
27LatviaRigaEuro
28LiechtensteinVaduzSwiss franc
29LithuaniaVilniusEuro
30LuxembourgLuxembourgEuro
  31  Macedonia  SkopjeSecond Macedonian denar
32MaltaVallettaEuro
33MoldovaChisinauMoldovan leu
34MonacoMonacoEuro
35MontenegroPodgoricaEuro
36NetherlandsAmsterdamEuro
37NorwayOsloNorwegian krone
38PolandWarsawPolish zloty
39PortugalLisbonEuro
40RomaniaBucharestFourth Romanian leu
41RussiaMoscowRussian ruble
42San MarinoSan MarinoEuro
43SerbiaBelgradeSerbian dinar
44Principality of SealandHM Fort RoughsSealand dollar
45SlovakiaBratislavaEuro
46SloveniaLjubljanaEuro
47SpainMadridEuro
48SvalbardLongyearbyenNorwegian krone
49SwedenStockholmSwedish krona
50SwitzerlandBernSwiss franc
51TransnistriaTiraspolTransnistrian ruble
52UkraineKievUkranian hryvnia
53United KingdomLondonPound sterling
54Vatican City/Holy SeeVatican CityEuro

North America

 CountryCapitalCurrency
  1  Antigua and Barbuda  St. John’sEast Caribbean dollar
2BahamasNassauBahamian dollar
3BarbadosBridgetownBarbadian dollar
4BelizeBelmopanBelize dollar
5CanadaOttawaCanadian dollar
6Costa RicaSan JoseCosta Rican colon
7CubaHavanaCuban peso
  8  Dominica  RoseauEast Caribbean dollar
9Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoDominican peso
10El SalvadorSan SalvadorUnited States dollar
  11  Grenada  St. George’sEast Caribbean dollar
12GuatemalaGuatemala cityGuatemalan quetzal
13HaitiPort-au-PrinceHaitian gourde
14HondurasTegucigalpaHonduran lempira
15JamaicaKingstonJamaican dollar
16MexicoMexico cityMexican peso
17NicaraguaManaguaNicaraguan cordoba
18PanamaPanama cityPanamanian balboa
  19  Saint Kitts and Nevis  BasseterreEast Caribbean dollar
  20  Saint Lucia  CastriesEast Caribbean dollar
  21Saint Vincent and the Grenadines  KingstownEast Caribbean dollar
  22  Trinidad and Tobago  Port of SpainTrinidad and Tobago dollar
23United StatesWashington, D.C.United States dollar

South America

 CountryCapitalCurrency
1ArgentinaBuenos AiresArgentine peso
2BoliviaSucreBolivian Boliviano
3BrazilBrasiliaBrazilian real
4ChileSantiagoChilean peso
5ColombiaBogotaColombian peso
6EcuadorQuitoUnited states dollar
7GuyanaGeorgetownGuyanese dollar
8ParaguayAsuncionParaguayan guarani
9PeruLimaPeruvian Nuevo sol
10SurinameParamariboSurinamese dollar
11UruguayMontevideoUruguayan peso
12VenezuelaCaracasVenezuelan bolivar

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