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Sr.  No. Country Capital Currency Official Language
     1 Afghanistan Kabul Afghani Pashto Dari (Persian)
     2 Albania Tirane Lek Albanian
     3 Algeria Algiers Dinar Arabic
     4 Andorra Andorra la Vella Euro Catalan
     5 Angola Luanda New Kwanza Portuguese
     6 Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's East Caribbean dollar English
     7 Argentina Buenos Aires Peso Spanish
     8 Armenia Yerevan Dram Armenian
     9 Australia Canberra Australian dollar English
   10 Austria Vienna Euro German
   11 Azerbaijan Baku Manat Azerbaijani
   12 The Bahamas Nassau Bahamian dollar English
   13 Bahrain Manama Bahrain dinar Arabic
   14 Bangladesh Dhaka Taka Bengali
   15 Barbados Bridgetown Barbados dollar English
   16 Belarus Minsk Belorussian ruble Belarusian Russian
   17 Belgium Brussels Euro (formerly Belgian franc) Dutch, French, German
   18 Belize Belmopan Belize dollar English
   19 Benin Porto-Novo CFA Franc French
   20 Bhutan Thimphu Ngultrum Dzongkha
   21 Bolivia La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial) Boliviano Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
   22 Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Marka Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
   23 Botswana Gaborone Pula English, Setswana
   24 Brazil Brasilia Real Portuguese
   25 Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei dollar Bahasa Melayu
   26 Bulgaria Sofia Lev Bulgarian
   27 Burkina Faso Ouagadougou CFA Franc French
   28 Burundi Bujumbura Burundi franc Kirundi, French
   29 Cambodia Phnom Penh Riel Khmer
   30 Cameroon Yaounde CFA Franc French, English
   31 Canada Ottawa Canadian dollar French, English
   32 Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean escudo Portuguese
   33 Central African Republic Bangui CFA Franc French, Sango
   34 Chad N'Djamena CFA Franc French, Arabic
   35 Chile Santiago Chilean Peso Spanish
   36 China Beijing Yuan/Renminbi Standard Chinese
   37 Colombia Bogota Colombian Peso Spanish
   38 Comoros Moroni Franc Comorian, Arabic, French
   39 Congo, Republic of the Brazzaville CFA Franc French
   40 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Kinshasa Congolese franc French
   41 Costa Rica San Jose Colón Spanish
   42 Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro (official); Abidjan (de facto) CFA Franch French
   43 Croatia Zagreb Kuna Croatian
   44 Cuba Havana Cuban Peso Spanish
   45 Cyprus Nicosia Cyprus pound Greek, Turkish
   46 Czech Republic Prague Koruna Czech
   47 Denmark Copenhagen Krone Danish
   48 Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti franc French, Arabic
   49 Dominica Roseau East Caribbean dollar English
   50 Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Dominican Peso Spanish
   51 East Timor (Timor-Leste) Dili U.S. dollar Portuguese Tetum
   52 Ecuador Quito U.S. dollar Spanish
   53 Egypt Cairo Egyptian pound Arabic
   54 El Salvador San Salvador Colón; U.S. dollar Spanish
   55 Equatorial Guinea Malabo CFA Franc Spanish, French, Portuguese
   56 Eritrea Asmara Nakfa Tigrinya, Arabic, English
   57 Estonia Tallinn Kroon Estonian
   58 Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr Amharic
   59 Fiji Suva Fiji dollar Fijian, English
   60 Finland Helsinki Euro (formerly markka) Finnish, Swedish
   61 France Paris Euro (formerly French franc) French
   62 Gabon Libreville CFA Franc French
   63 The Gambia Banjul Dalasi English
   64 Georgia Tbilisi Lari Georgian
   65 Germany Berlin Euro (formerly Deutsche mark) German
   66 Ghana Accra Cedi English
   67 Greece Athens Euro (formerly drachma) Greek
   68 Grenada Saint George's East Caribbean dollar English
   69 Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzal Spanish
   70 Guinea Conakry Guinean franc French
   71 Guinea-Bissau Bissau CFA Franc Portuguese
   72 Guyana Georgetown Guyanese dollar English
   73 Haiti Port-au-Prince Gourde French
   74 Honduras Tegucigalpa Lempira Spanish
   75 Hungary Budapest Forint Hungarian
    76 Iceland Reykjavik Icelandic króna Icelandic
    77 India New Delhi Rupee Hindi, English
    78 Indonesia Jakarta Rupiah Indonesian
   79 Iran Tehran Rial Persian
   80 Iraq Baghdad Iraqi Dinar Kurdish, Arabic
   81 Ireland Dublin Euro (formerly Irish pound [punt]) English, Irish
   82 Israel Jerusalem(#) Shekel Hebrew, Arabic
   83 Italy Rome Euro (formerly known as lira) Italian
   84 Jamaica Kingston Jamaican dollar English
   85 Japan Tokyo Yen Japanese
   86 Jordan Amman Jordanian dinar Arabic
   87 Kazakhstan Astana Tenge Kazakh, Russian
   88 Kenya Nairobi Kenya shilling Swahili, English
   89 Kiribati Tarawa Atoll Australian dollar Kiribati, English
   90 North Korea Pyongyang Won Korean
   91 South Korea Seoul Won Korean
   92 Kosovo Pristina Euro (German Mark prior to 2002) Albanian, Serbian
   93 Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti dinar Arabic
   94 Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som Kyrgyz, Russian
   95 Laos Vientiane New Kip Lao
   96 Latvia Riga Lats Latvian
   97 Lebanon Beirut Lebanese pound Arabic
   98 Lesotho Maseru Maluti English, Sesotho
   99 Liberia Monrovia Liberian dollar English
  100 Libya Tripoli Libyan dinar Arabic
  101 Liechtenstein Vaduz Swiss franc German
  102 Lithuania Vilnius Litas Lithuanian
  103 Luxembourg Luxembourg Euro (formerly Luxembourg franc) Luxembourgish, French, German
  104 Macedonia Skopje Denar Macedonian
  105 Madagascar Antananarivo Malagasy franc Malagasy, French
  106 Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha English, Chichewa
  107 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit Malaysian
  108 Maldives Male Rufiya Dhivehi
  109 Mali Bamako CFA Franc French
  110 Malta Valletta Maltese lira Maltese, English
  111 Marshall Islands Majuro U.S. Dollar Marshallese, English
  112 Mauritania Nouakchott Ouguiya Arabic
  113 Mauritius Port Louis Mauritian rupee Mauritian, Creole, French, English
  114 Mexico Mexico City Mexican peso Spanish
  115 Micronesia, Federated States of Palikir U.S. Dollar English
  116 Moldova Chisinau Leu Romanian
  117 Monaco Monaco Euro French
  118 Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tugrik Mongolian
  119 Montenegro Podgorica Euro Montenegrin
  120 Morocco Rabat Dirham Arabic, Berber
  121 Mozambique Maputo Metical Portuguese
  122 Myanmar (Burma) Rangoon (Yangon); Naypyidaw or Nay Pyi Taw (administrative) Kyat Burmese
  123 Namibia Windhoek Namibian dollar English
  124 Nauru no official capital; government offices in Yaren District Australian dollar Nauruan
  125 Nepal Kathmandu Nepalese rupee Nepali
  126 Netherlands Amsterdam; The Hague (seat of government) Euro (formerly guilder) Dutch
  127 New Zealand Wellington New Zealand dollar New Zealand Sign, English
  128 Nicaragua Managua Gold cordoba Spanish
  129 Niger Niamey CFA Franc French
  130 Nigeria Abuja Naira English
  131 Norway Oslo Norwegian krone Norwegian, Bokmå, Nynorsk
  132 Oman Muscat Omani rial Arabic
  133 Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani rupee English, Urdu
  134 Palau Melekeok U.S. dollar Palauan, English
  135 Panama Panama City balboa; U.S. dollar Spanish
  136 Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Kina Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu
  137 Paraguay Asuncion Guaraní Spanish, Guaraní
  138 Peru Lima Nuevo sol (1991) Spanish
  139 Philippines Manila Peso Filipino, English
  140 Poland Warsaw Zloty Polish
  141 Portugal Lisbon Euro (formerly escudo) Portuguese
  142 Qatar Doha Qatari riyal Arabic
  143 Romania Bucharest Leu Romanian
  144 Russia Moscow Ruble Russian, 
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  145 Rwanda Kigali Rwanda franc Kinyarwanda, English, French
  146 Saint Kitts and Nevis Basseterre East Caribbean dollar English
  147 Saint Lucia Castries East Caribbean dollar English
  148 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingstown East Caribbean dollar English
  149 Samoa Apia Tala Samoan, English
  150 San Marino San Marino Euro Italian
  151 Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra Portuguese
  152 Saudi Arabia Riyadh Riyal Arabic
  153 Senegal Dakar CFA Franc French
  154 Serbia Belgrade Yugoslav new dinar. In Kosovo both the euro and the Yugoslav dinar are legal Serbian
155 Seychelles Victoria Seychelles rupee Seychellois Creole, French, English
156 Sierra Leone Freetown Leone English
157 Singapore Singapore Singapore dollar English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil
158 Slovakia Bratislava Koruna Slovak
159 Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenian tolar; euro (as of 1/1/07) Slovene
160 Solomon Islands Honiara Solomon Islands dollar English
161 Somalia Mogadishu Somali shilling Somali, Arabic
162 South Africa Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary) Rand Afrikaans, English, Southern Ndebele, Northern Sotho, Southern Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Tswana, Venda, Xhosa, Zulu
163 South Sudan Juba Sudanese Pound English
164 Spain Madrid Euro (formerly peseta) Spanish, Catalan, Galician, Basque
165 Sri Lanka Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative) Sri Lanka rupee Sinhala, Tamil
166 Sudan Khartoum Dinar Arabic, English
167 Suriname Paramaribo Surinamese dollar Dutch
168 Swaziland Mbabane Lilangeni English, Swati
169 Sweden Stockholm Krona Swedish
170 Switzerland Bern Swiss franc German, French, Italian, Romansh
171 Syria Damascus Syrian pound Arabic
172 Taiwan Taipei Taiwan dollar Standard Chinese
173 Tajikistan Dushanbe somoni Tajik
174 Tanzania Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative) Tanzanian shilling Swahili, English
175 Thailand Bangkok baht Thai
176 Togo Lome CFA Franc French
177 Tonga Nuku'alofa Pa'anga Tongan, English
178 Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago dollar English
179 Tunisia Tunis Tunisian dinar Arabic
180 Turkey Ankara Turkish lira (YTL) Turkish
181 Turkmenistan Ashgabat Manat Turkmen
182 Tuvalu Vaiaku village, Funafuti province Australian dollar English
183 Uganda Kampala Ugandan new shilling Swahili, English, Luganda
184 Ukraine Kyiv Hryvna Ukrainian
185 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi U.A.E. dirham Arabic
186 United Kingdom London Pound sterling English
187 United States of America Washington D.C. dollar  
188 Uruguay Montevideo Uruguay peso Spanish
189 Uzbekistan Tashkent Uzbekistani sum Uzbek
190 Vanuatu Port-Vila Vatu Bislama, French, English
191 Vatican City (Holy See) Vatican City Euro Italian
192 Venezuela Caracas Bolivar Spanish
193 Vietnam Hanoi Dong Vietnamese
194 Yemen Sanaa Rial Arabic
195 Zambia Lusaka Kwacha English
196 Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwean dollar English, Shona, Sindebele

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