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Countries with Their Capital and Currency General Knowledge

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Countries with Their Capital and Currency General Knowledge

Countries with Their Capital and Currency names are very important for any competitive examinations like UPSC, IAS, Railway, Banking, SSC, CGL and other as well. Remembering these capital and currencies are not easy. So you need to do practice daily. Once when you are able to remember I sure it will help you to crack any competitive exams.

Some of the currency names are very similar to other. So be careful of those. One common mistake usually do many people like – the capital of India. Everyone knows it. But sometime we say it is ‘Delhi’. Remember Delhi is not appropriate answer. The correct answer – the capital of India is ‘New Delhi‘.

Read: Geography GK: Changed Name of Important Cities, States & Countries

Similar confusion may arise in case of currency. Like ‘Peso‘ is a currency of Philippine but ‘New Peso‘ is Mexican currency.

In the following table provides the information regarding important capital and currency of all the countries around the world.

Name of Country  Capital  Currency
 Afghanistan  Kabul  Afghani
 Algeria  Algiers  Dinar*
 Argentina  Buenos Aires  Argentino Sentavos
 Australia  Canberra  Australian Dollar
 Austria  Vienna  Shilling
 Bahrin  Manama  Bahrain Dollar
 Bangladesh  Dhaka  Taka
 Belgium  Brussels  Euro
 Bhutan  Thimphu  Nugultram
 Brazil  Brasilia Real (BRC)
 Bulgaria  Sofia  Lev
 Cambodia  Phnom Penh  Rial
 Canada  Ottawa  Dollar
 China  Beijing  Yuan
 Cuba  Havana  Peso
 Denmark  Copenhagen  Danish Krone
 Egypt  Cairo  Pound
 Ethiopia  Adis Ababa  Birr
 Fiji  Suva  Dollar
 Finland  Helsinki  Euro
 France  Paris  Euro
 Germany  Berlin  Euro
 Ghana  Accra  Cedi
 Greece  Athens  Euro
 Hungary  Budapest  florint
 Iceland  Reykjavik  Krona
 India  New Delhi  Rupee
 Indonesia  Jakarta  Rupiah
 Iran  Teheran  Rial
 Iraq  Baghdad  Iraqui dinar
 Ireland  Dublin  Euro
 Israel  Jerusalem  New Shekel
 Italy  Rome  Euro
 Jamaica  Kingston  Dollar
 Japan  Tokyo  Yen
 Jordan  Amman  Dinar
 Kazakhistan  Almati  Rubel
 Kirghizistan  Bishkek  Ruble
 North Korea  Pyongyang  Won
 South Korea  Seoul  Won
 Kuwait  Kuwait  Dinar
 Laos  Vientiane  New Kiplao
 Libanon  Beirut  Pound
 Libya  Tripoli  Dinar
 Macau  Macau  Pataka
 Malaysia  Kuala Lampur  Ringrit
 Mauritius  Port Luis  Rupee
 Mexico  Mexico City  New Peso
 Mongolia  Ulan Bator  Tugrik
 Mayanmar  Yangon  Kyat
 Nepal  Kathmandu  Pupee
 Netherlands  Amsterdam  Euro
 New Zealand  Wellington  Dollar
 Nigeria  Abuja  Naira
 Norway  Oslo  Kroner
 Oman  Muscat  Rial
 Pakistan  Islamabad  Rupee
 Philippines  Manila  Peso
 Poland  Warsao  Zloty
 Portugel  Lisbon  Euro
 Qatar  Doha  Riyal
 Romania  Bucharest  Lau
 Russia  Moscow  Rouble
 Saudi Arabia  Riyadh  Riyal
 Serbia  Belgrade  Dinar
 South Africa  Cape Town  Rand
 Spain  Madrid  Euro
 Singapore  Singapore  Dollar
 Sri Lanka  Colombo  Rupee
 Syria  Damascus  Pound
 Taiwan  Taipei  New Taiwan Dollar
 Thailand  Bengkok  Baht
 Turkey  Ankara  Lira
 United Arab Emirates  Abu Dhabi  Dirham
 Uganda  Kampala  Shilling
 Ukraine  Kiev  Karbovanets
 United State of America  Washington DC  U.S Dollar
 Venezuela  Caracas  Bolivar
 Vietnam  Ho Chi Minh City  Dong
 Yemen  Sena’a  Riyal
 Zambia  Luska  Kwacha
 Zimbabwe  Harare  Dollar

*Dinar is also introduced by Gupta Empires in 6th century BC.

** India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Pakistan all the four countries have similar currency name. Now days these are identified by Indian Rupee, Nepali Rupee, Sri Lankan Rupee and Pakistani Rupee respectively.

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