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    Capital Cities of North and South America and the Caribbean

    Government buildings in Buenos Aires, Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Brasilia, and Santiago de Chile
    Government buildings in Buenos Aires, Washington, D.C., Ottawa, Brasilia, and Santiago de Chile.
    (from l to r) Argentine Congress; the Capitol in Washington, D.C.; the Parliament of Canada; the National Congress of Brazil; and La Moneda Palace in Santiago.
    Images: Fabián Minetti (Buenos Aires), Sharonannajacob (Ottawa), Marcelo Jorge Vieira (Brasilia), Schwittu (Santiago)

    American Capitals

    Map of the Americas
    North and South America and the Caribbean.

    List of the Capital Cities of the Americas.

    From Asunción to Washington - on this page, you will find a list of all the capitals of the North and South American and Caribbean states with figures on the city population.

    The population figures are the latest available data and refer to the core city or urban area of the capital. The numbers only give an indication of the size of the respective capital city.

    Have a look at the cities from space. For each city, there is a searchable map/satellite view; additionally, you will find links to the official city site (if available) and more information about the capital.

    Country links open the respective country profile page.


    keywords: Capital, Capital City, Capitals of the Americas
    Population Source: National Statistics Bureaus and the World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision (Population of Capital Cities in 2018), and others.

    Capital City
    Satellite View and Map
    City Population

    Capital Cities and States of the Americas

    Asunción Google Earth Asunción Map 525,000 Paraguay
    Basseterre capt Basseterre Map 14,000 St Kitts & Nevis
    Belmopan capt Belmopan Map 22,900 Belize
    Bogotá (Santa Fé de Bogotá) capt Bogotá Map 7,422,000 Colombia
    Brasilia (Brasília) capt Brasilia Map 2,975,000 Brazil
    Bridgetown capt Bridgetown Map 89,200 Barbados
    Buenos Aires capt Buenos Aires Map 2,995,000 Argentina
    Caracas capt Caracas Map 2,935,000 Venezuela
    Castries capt Castries Map 22,000 Saint Lucia
    Georgetown capt Georgetown Map 110,000 Guyana
    Guatemala City (La Cuidad de Guatemala) capt Guatemala Map 2,851,000 Guatemala
    Havana (La Habana) capt Havana Map 2,136,000 Cuba
    Kingston capt Kingston Map 669,000 Jamaica
    Kingstown capt Kingstown Map 27,000 Saint Vincent & Grenadines
    La Paz (administrative)
    Sucre (legislative)
    capt La Paz Map
    capt Sucre Map
    Lima capt Lima Map 9,752,000 Peru
    Managua capt Managua Map 1,048,000 Nicaragua
    México (Ciudad de México) capt México City Map 8,918,000 Mexico
    Montevideo capt Montevideo Map 1,737,000 Uruguay
    Nassau capt Nassau Map 280,000 Bahamas, The
    Ottawa capt Ottawa Map 934,000 Canada
    Panamá (City) capt Panamá City Map 813,000 Panama
    Paramaribo capt Paramaribo Map 239,000 Suriname
    Port au Prince capt Port-au-Prince Map 2,600,000 Haiti
    Port of Spain capt Port-of-Spain Map 544,000 Trinidad and Tobago
    Quito capt Quito Map 1,822,000 Ecuador
    Roseau capt Roseau Map 15,500 Dominica
    Saint George's capt Saint George's Map 39,000 Grenada
    Saint John's (St John's) capt St John's Map 21,000 Antigua & Barbuda
    San José capt San José Map 342,000 Costa Rica
    San Salvador capt San Salvador Map 1,100,000 El Salvador
    Santiago capt Santiago Map 5,220,000 Chile
    Santo Domingo capt Santo Domingo Map 3,170,000 Dominican Republic
    Tegucigalpa capt Tegucigalpa Map 1,363,000 Honduras
    Washington, D.C. capt Washington D.C. Map 705,000 United States

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