Worldwide recognized and economical based cities are most known or remembered by the people for the maximum time. Such as London, Beijing, Tokyo, Riad, Rome, Moscow, New York, Washington DC, Paris, Barcelona, Dubai, Dhaka and so on. You may hear all the capitals and also know where countries they situated. But have you ever heard of Antananarivo, Asmara, Basseterre, Ljubljana, Majuro, Nicosia, Nouakchott, Ouagadougou, Podgorica, Riga, Skopje, Tashkent? They are the rarely known capitals. We are now representing you some of the rare capitals which are really belonged over the world. Here are some of 20 Rare Capitals Of The World That Really Exist but You may not Discover Yet. Hope you will be learned more and enjoyed it.
Here Are 20 Rare Capitals Of The World That Really Exist
The Antananarivo is the capital and massive city in Madagascar in Southeast Africa. The tangible and intangible cultural heritage of Antananarivo is great and extremely important to territorial and national populations similar. The city holds various statues, historic buildings, places of importance and traditions related to the customs and history of the local people. It also is known by its colonial shorthand form Tana. It was historically the capital of the Merina people, who stay to form the majority of the city’s estimated 1,300,000 residents, as well as the neighboring urban areas which in all have a total municipal population nearing three million. The city is also the political, economic, educational and cultural heart of Madagascar.
The Asmara is the capital of Eritrea, East Africa which is situated in Eritrea’s central Maekel Region. The city is home to a population of approximately 650,000. It is also known for its well-preserved primitive Italian modernist construction which lists among the most strong and intact wherever in the world. According to Eritrean Tigrinya oral traditional history, there were four tribes living in the Asmara area on the Kebessa Plateau. They are the Gheza Gurtom, the Gheza Shelele, the Gheza Spenser, and Gheza Asmae. The towns were repeatedly attacked by clans from the low land and from the rulers.
The Basseterre is the capital and liberal city of Saint Kitts and Nevis with an approximated people of 14,000 in 2018. It has resided on the south-western coast of Saint Kitts Island, and it is one of the leading business storehouses of the Leeward Islands. The city lies within Saint George Basseterre Parish. It is also one of the oldest towns in the Eastern Caribbean. It was founded in 1627 by the French, under Sieur Pierre Belain d’Esnambuc. It worked as the capital of the French colony of Saint-Christophe, which consisted of the northern and southern edges of the island of St. Kitts. When Phillippe de Longvilliers de Poincy has created the French administrator of St. Kitts in 1639, the town turned into a large, successful port, leading Eastern Caribbean trade and colonisation.
Doha is the capital city of Qatar which is located on the coast of the Persian Gulf. The city is home to the headquarters of the country’s massive oil and gas companies, including Qatar Petroleum, RasGas. The city’s economy is built on the revenue the country has made from its oil and natural gas industries but the Qatari government is trying to broaden the economy in order to move away from its dependency on oil.
The Ljubljana is the capital and magnificent city of Slovenia which is located in the middle of a trade route between the northern Adriatic Sea and the Danube region. It is the heart of the country’s industry, experimental and research organizations, and cultural traditions. The city construction is a mix of methods and despite the appearance of large city buildings, especially at the city’s point, Ljubljana’s historic center remains uninjured.
If we come back to history, we may see that human beings have resided the Majuro atoll for at least 2,000 years. Majuro Atoll was professed by the German Empire with the rest of the Marshall Islands in 1884, and the Germans set a trading post. As with the rest of the Marshalls, Majuro was seized by the Imperial Japanese Navy in 1914 during World War I and mandated to the Empire of Japan by the League of Nations in 1920. The island then shifted a part of the Japanese mandated region of Nanyo, although the Japanese had installed a government in Nanyo, local activities were frequently left in the hands of traditional local leaders until the origin. However, it is now the capital and massive city of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. It occupied an area of just 3.7 square miles. The capital city has a port, shopping district, hotels, university, and an international airport.
The Nicosia is the capital and biggest city of the Republic of Cyprus in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. It is also the southernmost capital of the EU member states. The city has installed itself as the island’s commercial capital and principal international business center. The city was listed in 2012 as the 5th wealthiest city in the world in relative buying power.
The Nouakchott is the capital city and by far the longest city of Mauritania by extending over an area of 400 square miles in The Sahara Desert. The population is approximately 1 million which ranks Nouakchott among the densest cities in Africa. However, many of its inhabitants live in slums on the outskirts of the city.
The Ouagadougou is the capital of Burkina Faso in West Africa with a population of almost 1.5 million. The city is also the organizational, information, artistic and commercial center of the country. Main city’s landmarks are The Bangor-Weoogo urban park, La Place du Grand Lyon and the Ouagadougou Cathedral. They are also popular in the country.
The Podgorica is the capital and magnificent city of Montenegro in Southeast Europe. The city is also known as “Under the small Hill“. The remarkable city is near to winter ski centers in the north and seashore resorts on the Adriatic Sea in the south. The city is the governing center of Montenegro and its commercial, cultural and institutional center.
11. Port of Spain
The Port of Spain is the capital city of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. The capital city stands with a population of approximately 60,000. The city is a major financial service center for the Caribbean. It is a multicultural city that is home to African, Indian, French, English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Venezuelan, Chinese and Syrian immigrants and so many citizens. The city’s construction claims to a variety of cultures and traditions.
The Riga is the capital and longest city of Latvia in Northeast Europe with approximately 700,000 residents. The city is also is the largest city of the Baltic states. Riga’s historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is noted for its Art Nouveau architecture and 19th-century wooden architecture.
The Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia in Southeast Europe which belonged with a population of over 500,000. The place of modern Skopje has been occupied since at least 4000 BC.
14. South Tarawa
The South Tarawa is the capital city and core of the Republic of Kiribati and home to around half of Kiribati’s entire population. The city consists of a series of islets between the Tarawa Lagoon to the north, with a maximum depth of 82 feet, and the Pacific Ocean to the south, with a depth of about 13,000 feet. The 33 islands of Kiribati are spread over 3.5 million square kilometers of the Central Pacific and it is the place where the Battle of Tarawa was fought in November 20th, 1943. Most inhabitants faced in Kiribati are parts from this conflict and include military artillery such as artillery projectiles, aerial bombs, rockets, mortars, and mines.
The Tashkent is the capital city of Uzbekistan in Central Asia which established with a population of above 2,300,000. The city is one of the most crowded capitals from this list of our topics. Due to the devastation of most of the ancient city during the 1917 revolution and 1966 earthquake, a few remains of Tashkent’s classical architectural heritage. However, the city is wealthy in museums and Soviet-era memorials.
Tbilisi is the capital and the largest city of Georgia which is found at the junctions of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. The capital city has all but 1.5 million residents. Its different history is reflected in its architecture, which is a mix of ancient, classical, and Soviet structures as well.
The Thimphu is the capital and cultural city of Bhutan in South Asia. The city holds a maximum of the significant administrative structures in Bhutan, including the National Assembly of the recently formed parliamentary democracy and Dechencholing Palace, the official house of the King.
The Reykjavik is the capital and magnificent city of Iceland. It is one of the world’s northernmost capital city of a sovereign state. It has a people of approximately 120,000. The city is one of the cleanest, greenest, and safest cities in the world.
The Tirana is the capital city of Albania in Southeast Europe which is established with a population of about 320,000. The city has a rich collection of historic land natural milestones such as The Tirana Castle, Clock Tower of Tirana, National Historic Museum, Skanderbeg Square and so on.
The Yamoussoukro is the capital and the administrative capital city of The Ivory Coast in West Africa. The city is also the place of what is claimed to be the liberal Christian place of worship on Earth. The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace of Yamoussoukro, blessed by Pope John Paul II in 1990.