Travel quiz: Guess the capital city

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Travel quiz: Guess the capital city

How well do you know your capital cities? There's only one way to find out! Click on the image to take the quiz...

The fourth most visited city in Europe, this sun-drenched capital is known for its flamboyant energy and vibrant nightlife. It bursts with cultural activities too - especially its festivals. This city is also home to one of the world’s top international football teams…

This densely populated mega metropolis brings together the most modern wonders of technology, commerce and architecture - and it's considered one of the world's major global cities. It also holds the world record for the most expensive real estate...

As one of the most populated cities on earth (at the last count it boasted nearly 12 million citizens), this capital is constantly evolving. It was put firmly on the tourist map after it held the Olympic Games back in 2008. Think Tea Houses, the Temple of Heaven and the Forbidden City...

A city of excess, this capital city is home to the most billionaires in the world. It’s also the most expensive (and, according to one poll, the most unfriendly). The ancient city has always been a magnet for history buffs, but modernity is hitting hard, with former factories and deserted warehouses being converted into trendy art galleries and edgy underground clubs...

More than 15 million visitors flock to this famous city every year to take in the vast array of monuments, memorials and museums. These include the National Air and Space Museum - the most visited museum in the world…

Known for its great shopping, quality eateries and high standard of living, this capital city is also famous for its beautiful location, spread across 14 islands...

With its jumbled architecture and coastal position, this city has a character all of its own, not least because of its famous pubs and music scene… 

This city was the centre of world economy in the 17th century - but nowadays it’s more famous for its laid-back atmosphere. It’s small, beautiful, and perfectly formed - and, thanks to its canal network, it stands out as one of the only capital cities in the world not choked with traffic...

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