Capitals of Asia Quiz – Fun Travel Trivia

Asia Capitals Quiz - Travel Trivia Game with Fun Facts about countries and capitals in Asia

Asia is the largest continent in the world with 48 countries. Do you know the names of the capital of each country in Asia? Take our capitals of Asia quiz and find out!

The Asian capital quiz consists of 10 multiple choice questions. For every correct answer, we will reward you with a fun fact about the country or city in question. If you choose the wrong answer, you can keep trying until you get it right.

Capitals of Asia Quiz

Let's start with an easy question: What is the capital of Thailand?

1. Ko Samui
2. Chiang Mai
3. Bangkok
4. Kuala Lumpur

Bangkok is the capital of Thailand

In the Thai language, Bangkok is called Krung Thep - City of Angels. Planning a trip to Thailand? Check out our recommendations for the best day trips from Bangkok

What is the capital of China?

1. Hong Kong
2. Shanghai
3. Beijing
4. Shenzen

Beijing!

Literally translated, Beijing means "The Northern Capital". In its rich history, the city has already changed its name 16 times.

Can you name the Asian capital of Nepal?

1. Lucknow
2. Kathmandu
3. Himalaya
4. Thimpu

Kathmandu

Here is a fun fact about Nepal for you: Kathmandu has the highest density of UNESCO World Heritage Sites of any capital city of the world.

Let's move more to the western part of the Asian continent: What is the capital of the United Arab Emirates?

1. Ras al Khaima
2. Abu Dhabi
3. Al Ain
4. Dubai

Abu Dhabi!

Abu Dhabi is also the largest of the seven Emirates of the UAE and six times larger than the other six combined.

What is the capital city of Vietnam?

1. Hanoi
2. Hoi An
3. Hué
4. Saigon

Hanoi!

And here is your well-deserved fun fact: The property tax in Vietnam is based on the width of a building. Therefore, many houses in Hanoi are built awkwardly narrow. But not all buildings in Vietnam are tiny and uncomfortable. If you are planning a trip to Vietnam, check out the best hostels in Vietnam here.

What is the capital city of Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia?

1. Almaty
2. Dushanbe
3. Tashkent
4. Bishkek

Bishkek!

Correct! The national dish of Kyrgyzstan is called Beshbarmak and is a stew with horse meat. We visited Bishkek last year and had a great time in and around this amazing city. Read our trip report here.

What is the capital of Iraq?

1. Mosul
2. Baghdad
3. Kabul
4. Tikrit

Baghdad

From the 11th until the 13th century, Baghdad was considered the largest city in the world and supposedly the first city to reach one million inhabitants.

Difficult question: What is the capital of Myanmar?

1. Mandalay
2. Yangon
3. Naypyidaw
4. Bagan

Naypyidaw!

In 2005, the capital of Myanmar was moved from Yangon to Naypyidaw. This artificial city is eight times the size of New York City with around one million inhabitants.

How well do you know the capitals of Asia? What is the capital of Qatar?

1. Doha
2. Kuwait
3. Manama
4. Muscat

Doha!

Camel racing is one of the most popular sports in Qatar

Last Question: What is the capital city of Japan?

1. Tokyo
2. Kyoto
3. Osaka
4. Sapporo

Tokyo!

Correct! Tokyo is a city of superlatives and also has the busiest train station in the world: Shinjuku Station. If you are planning a trip to Japan, check out our helpful hotel finding tool for Tokyo.

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How many correct questions did you get? Let us know in the comment section and make sure to share your results with your friends on your social media channels. Click here for a list of all Asian countries, their capitals, population and their currency.

In addition to our Asian capitals quiz, we have some more fun travel trivia games you should check out. Test your knowledge about flags in our Asian flag quiz or take our travel inspiration quiz and find out what your next travel destination is.

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6 thoughts on “Capitals of Asia Quiz – Fun Travel Trivia

  1. Interesting trivia questions, I’ve visited a few but – unfortunately – not all. Got me at question 6, tho. I had no idea what the capital of Kyrgyzstan is 🙂

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