Capital Name Facts

Argentina's capital Buenos Aires means "Good air".
Afghanistan's capital Kabul means "hump backed".
Thailand's capital Bangkok means "city of angels".
Spain's capital Madrid means "place of abundant water".
France's capital Paris means "the working people".
Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur means "Muddy River"
Korea's capital Seoul means "Capital".
China's capital Beijing means "Gate".
Japan's capital Tokyo means "Eastern Capital".




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