List of Country, Capital & Currency

Country, capital and currency is one of the most important topics in terms of Static GK for the various Government exams conducted in the country. 

The General Awareness section is a part of almost all major Government exams and scoring marks in this section is the easiest since no calculations and solutions are required. But this is possible only if a candidate is completely prepared. 

In this article, we bring to you the list of countries along with their capital and the currency. Candidates must learn this to their tips as it may prove to be beneficial for them. Also, a few Country, Capital and Currency – Sample Questions have been given further below.

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Also, for the reference of candidates, given below are a few links that may help you score more in the upcoming Government exams:

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Countries – Their Capital & Currency

The table given below gives the list of countries along with their capital, currency and the continent to which it belongs:

Country, Capital & Currency
S.No.  Country Name Capital Currency Continent
1. Afghanistan Kabul Afghani Asia
2 Albania Tirane Lek Europe
3 Algeria Algiers Dinar Africa
4 Andorra Andorra la Vella Euro Europe
5 Angola Luanda New Kwanza Africa
6 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John’s East Caribbean dollar North America
7 Argentina Buenos Aires Peso South America
8 Armenia Yerevan Dram Asia
9 Australia Canberra Australian dollar Oceania
10 Austria Vienna Euro (formerly schilling) Europe
11 Azerbaijan Baku Manat Asia
12 The Bahamas Nassau Bahamian dollar North America
13 Bahrain Manama Bahrain dinar Asia
14 Bangladesh Dhaka Taka Asia
15 Barbados Bridgetown Barbados dollar North America
16 Belarus Minsk Belorussian ruble Europe
17 Belgium Brussels Euro (formerly Belgian franc) Europe
18 Belize Belmopan Belize dollar North America
19 Benin Porto-Novo CFA Franc Africa
20 Bhutan Thimphu Ngultrum Asia
21 Bolivia La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial) Boliviano South America
22 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Convertible Mark Europe
23 Botswana Gaborone Pula Africa
24 Brazil Brasilia Real South America
25 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei dollar Asia
26 Bulgaria Sofia Lev Europe
27 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou CFA Franc Africa
28 Burundi Gitega Burundi franc Africa
29 Cambodia Phnom Penh Riel Asia
30 Cameroon Yaounde CFA Franc Africa
31 Canada Ottawa Canadian dollar North America
32 Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo Africa
33 Central African Republic Bangui CFA Franc Africa
34 Chad N’Djamena CFA Franc Africa
35 Chile Santiago Chilean Peso South America
36 China Beijing Chinese Yuan Asia
37 Colombia Bogota Colombian Peso South America
38 Comoros Moroni Franc Africa
39 Republic of the Congo Brazzaville CFA Franc Africa
40 Zimbabwe Harare United States dollar Africa
41 Costa Rica San Jose Colón North America
42 Cote d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (de facto) CFA Franc Africa
43 Croatia Zagreb Croatian Europe
44 Cuba Havana Cuban Peso North America
45 Cyprus Nicosia Euro Europe
46 Czech Republic Prague Koruna Europe
47 Denmark Copenhagen Danish Krone Europe
48 Djibouti Djibouti Djiboutian franc Africa
49 Dominica Roseau East Caribbean dollar North America
50 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Dominican Peso North America
51 East Timor (Timor-Leste) Dili U.S. dollar Asia
52 Ecuador Quito U.S. dollar South America
53 Egypt Cairo Egyptian pound Africa/ Asia
54 El Salvador San Salvador Colón; U.S. dollar North America
55 Equatorial Guinea Malabo CFA Franc Africa
56 Eritrea Asmara Nakfa Africa
57 Estonia Tallinn Estonia Kroon; Euro Europe
58 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr Africa
59 Fiji Suva Fiji dollar Oceania
60 Finland Helsinki Euro (formerly markka) Europe
61 France Paris Euro (formerly French franc) Europe
62 Gabon Libreville CFA Franc Africa
63 The Gambia Banjul Dalasi Africa
64 Georgia Tbilisi Lari Asia
65 Germany Berlin Euro (formerly Deutsche mark) Europe
66 Ghana Accra Cedi Africa
67 Greece Athens Euro (formerly drachma) Europe
68 Grenada Saint George’s East Caribbean dollar North America
69 Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzal North America
70 Guinea Conakry Guinean franc Oceania
71 Guinea-Bissau Bissau CFA Franc Africa
72 Guyana Georgetown Guyanese dollar South America
73 Haiti Port-au-Prince Gourde North America
74 Honduras Tegucigalpa Lempira North America
75 Hungary Budapest Forint Europe
76 Iceland Reykjavik Icelandic króna Europe
77 India New Delhi Indian Rupee Asia
78 Indonesia Jakarta Rupiah Asia
79 Iran Tehran Rial Asia
80 Iraq Baghdad Iraqi Dinar Asia
81 Ireland Dublin Euro (formerly Irish pound [punt]) Europe
82 Israel Jerusalem* Shekel Asia
83 Italy Rome Euro (formerly lira) Europe
84 Jamaica Kingston Jamaican dollar North America
85 Japan Tokyo Yen Asia
86 Jordan Amman Jordanian dinar Asia
87 Kazakhstan Nur Sultan Tenge Asia/ Europe
88 Kenya Nairobi Kenya shilling Africa
89 Kiribati Tarawa Atoll Kiribati dollar Oceania
90 North Korea Pyongyang Won Asia
91 South Korea Seoul Won Asia
93 Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti Dinar Asia
94 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som Asia
95 Laos Vientiane New Kip Asia
96 Latvia Riga Lats Europe
97 Lebanon Beirut Lebanese pound Asia
98 Lesotho Maseru Maluti Africa
99 Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollar Africa
100 Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar Africa
101 Liechtenstein Vaduz Swiss franc Europe
102 Lithuania Vilnius Litas Europe
103 Luxembourg Luxembourg Euro (formerly Luxembourg franc) Europe
104 Macedonia Skopje Denar Europe
105 Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy Ariary Africa
106 Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha Africa
107 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit Asia
108 Maldives Male Rufiyaa Asia
109 Mali Bamako CFA Franc Africa
110 Malta Valletta Euro Europe
111 Marshall Islands Majuro U.S. Dollar Oceania
112 Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya Africa
113 Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee African
114 Mexico Mexico City Mexican peso North America
115 Federated States of Micronesia Palikir U.S. Dollar Oceania
116 Moldova Chisinau Leu Europe
117 Monaco Monte Carlo Euro Europe
118 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Togrog Asia
119 Montenegro Podgorica Euro Europe
120 Morocco Rabat Dirham Africa
121 Mozambique Maputo Metical Africa
122 Myanmar (Burma) Nay Pyi Taw Kyat Asia
123 Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar Africa
124 Nauru no official capital; government offices in Yaren District Australian dollar Oceania
125 Nepal Kathmandu Nepalese rupee Asia
126 Netherlands Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government) Euro (formerly guilder) Europe
127 New Zealand Wellington New Zealand dollar Oceania
128 Nicaragua Managua Gold cordoba North America
129 Niger Niamey CFA Franc Africa
130 Nigeria Abuja Naira Africa
131 Norway Oslo Norwegian krone Europe
132 Oman Muscat Omani rial Asia
133 Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani rupee Asia
134 Palau Melekeok U.S. dollar Oceania
135 Palestine Ramallah, East Jerusalem Palestine Pound Asia
136 Panama Panama City Balboa; U.S. dollar North America
137 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby  Kina Oceania
138 Paraguay Asuncion Guaraní South America
139 Peru Lima Nuevo sol (1991) South America
140 Philippines Manila Peso Asia
141 Poland Warsaw Zloty Europe
142 Portugal Lisbon Euro (formerly escudo) Europe/ Asia
143 Qatar Doha Qatari riyal Asia
144 Romania Bucharest Romanian Rupee Europe
145 Russia Moscow Ruble Europe/ Asia
146 Rwanda Kigali Rwandan franc Africa
147 Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre East Caribbean dollar North America
148 Saint Lucia Castries East Caribbean dollar North America
149 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown  East Caribbean dollar North America
150 Samoa Apia Tala Oceania
151 San Marino San Marino Euro Europe
152 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra Africa
153 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Riyal Asia
154 Senegal Dakar CFA Franc Africa
155 Serbia Belgrade Serbian Dinar Europe
156 Seychelles Victoria Seychelles rupee Africa
157 Sierra Leone Freetown Leone Africa
158 Singapore Singapore Singapore dollar Asia
159 Slovakia Bratislava Euro Europe
160 Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenian tolar; euro (as of 1/1/07) Europe
161 Solomon Islands Honiara Solomon Islands dollar Oceania
162 Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling Africa
163 South Africa Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary) Rand Africa
164 South Sudan Juba Sudanese Pound Africa
165 Spain Madrid Euro (formerly peseta) Europe/ Africa
166 Sri Lanka Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative) Sri Lankan rupee Asia
167 Sudan Khartoum Sudanese Pound Africa
168 Suriname Paramaribo Surinamese dollar South America
169 Swaziland Mbabane Lilangeni Africa
170 Sweden Stockholm Krona Europe
171 Switzerland Berne Swiss franc Europe
172 Syria Damascus Syrian pound Asia
173 Taiwan Taipei Taiwan dollar Asia
174 Tajikistan Dushanbe somoni Asia
175 Tanzania Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative) Tanzanian shilling Africa
176 Thailand Bangkok Baht Asia
177 Togo Lome CFA Franc Africa
178 Tonga Nuku’alofa Pa’anga Oceania
179 Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago dollar South America
180 Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar Africa
181 Turkey Ankara Turkish lira (YTL) Europe/ Asia
182 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Manat Asia
183 Tuvalu Vaiaku village, Funafuti province Tuvaluan Dollar Oceania
184 Uganda Kampala Ugandan new shilling Africa
185 Ukraine Kiev Hryvnia Europe
186 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi U.A.E. Dirham Asia
187 United Kingdom London Pound sterling Europe
188 United States of America Washington D.C. Dollar North America
189 Uruguay Montevideo Uruguay peso South America
190 Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistani sum Asia
191 Vanuatu Port-Vila Vatu Oceania
192 Vatican City (Holy See) Vatican City Euro Europe
193 Venezuela Caracas Bolivar South America
194 Vietnam Hanoi Dong Asia
195 Yemen Sanaa Rial Asia
196 Zambia Lusaka Kwacha Africa

Other Static GK Related Links:

Neighbouring Countries of India Important Boundaries & Lines of the World Government Schemes
Governors in India List of Indian Presidents Indian Prime Minister List

Country, Capital and Currency – Sample Questions

To give a better understanding of the type of questions that may be asked with respect to the country, capital and currency topic, given below are a few sample questions for your reference.

Q 1. Which of the given combinations of country and currency are incorrect?

  1. Belgium – Euro
  2. Portugal – Dollar
  3. Spain – Euro
  4. Chile – Peso
  5. Bangladesh – Taka

Answer: (2) Portugal – Dollar

Q 2. What is the capital of Australia?

  1. Vienna
  2. Brussels
  3. Canberra
  4. Minsk
  5. Cairo

Answer: (3) Canberra

Q 3. Euro is not the currency of which of the following countries?

  1. Netherlands
  2. Portugal
  3. Spain
  4. Sweden
  5. Vatican City

Answer: (4) Sweden

Q 4. Thimpu is the capital of which country?

  1. Bhutan
  2. Nepal
  3. Cuba
  4. Fiji
  5. Egypt

Answer: (1) Bhutan

Q 5. What is the currency of Switzerland?

  1. Euro
  2. Pound
  3. Swiss Dollar
  4. Swiss Franc
  5. Swiss Rupee

Answer: (4) Swiss Franc

The above-mentioned questions are for the assistance of candidates and to have a better idea of the questions asked in the General Awareness section, candidates can check the Free Online Government Exam quiz at the linked article.

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For any further assistance, candidates can refer to BYJU’S and get the list of preparation books, study material and exam information.

Related Links:

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Frequently Asked Questions on Country, Currency and Capital


Q 1. How many currencies are there across the world?

Ans. As per the United Nations, there are 180 currencies which are being used across the globe.

Q 2. What is the currency and capital of India?

Ans. The capital of India is Delhi and the currency is Indian Rupee (INR).

Q 3. Is there any such country in the world which does not have a capital city?

Ans. There is an island, named Nauru, which does not have any capital city. It is an island in the Pacific Ocean and is the second smallest Republic in the world.

Q 4. Name one neighbouring Indian country where more than one currency is used?

Ans. Bhutan is one such neighbouring country of India, where two currencies are used. These are Indian rupee and Bhutanese ngultrum.

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