Capitals At-A-Glance

EU Capitals

TitlePopulationMain RiverMain Airport(s) & Distance From City CenterMain Park
Amsterdam (Netherlands)731,000 with 1.3 million in greater metro areaAmstel RiverSchiphol (18km SW)Vondelpark
Athens (Greece)3.7 million in greater metro areaNone (Saronic Gulf)Ellenikon AirportNational Garden
Berlin (Germany)3.39 million ( 2.11 million in former West Germany and 1.28 in former East Germany)Spree RiverSchonefeld (22km SE); Tegel (8km NW) & Tempelhof (6km South)Tiergarten
Bratislava (Slovakia)452,000Danube RiverStephanik letiskoHorsky Park
Brussels (Belgium)949,070None (former Senne River now filled in)Bruxelles Zaventum (14km NE)Jardin Luxemberg & Jardin Tuileries
Bucharest (Romania)2.2 millionDimbovita RiverOtopeni AirportCismigiu Gardens & Herastrau Park
Budapest (Hungary)1,768,000Danube RiverFerihegy AirportCity Park
Dublin (Ireland)952,700River LiffeyDublin (10km North)College Park
Lisbon (Portugal)535,740 with 3.3 million in greater metro areaTejo (akaTagus) RiverPortera Airport (4 km NE)Parque Monsanto & Parque Eduardo VII
Ljubljana (Slovenia)280,000Lllubljanica RiverBrnik AirportTivoli Park
Luxembourg City (Luxembourg)80,000Alzette RiverFindel Int. (6km East)Citadel Gardens
Madrid (Spain)3.1 million with 5 milion in greater metro areaManzanilla RiverBarajas (13km NE)Parque del Buen Retiro
Nicosia (Cyprus)269,000PedieosLarnaca or PaphosAthalassa
Prague (Czech Republic)1,300,000Vltava RiverVáclav HavelStromovka Park
Riga (Latvia)790,000Daugava RiverRiga Airport (8km West)Vermanes Gardens & Kronvalda Park
Rome (Italy)2.8 million with 4.5 million in greater metro areaTevere (akaTiber)Leonardo Da Vinci (30 km south in Fiumicino) & Ciampino (15km southeast)Villa Borghese
Stockholm (Sweden)736,113 with 1.8 million in greater metro areaNone (borders Lake Malaren and Baltic Sea)Arlanda Airport (40 km North)Ekoparken & Hagaparken
Tallinn (Estonia)411,600None (located on Gulf of Finland)Talinn Airport (3 km SE)Tammsaare Park & Kadriorg Park
Valleta (Malta)7,953None (seaport)Malta InternationalBarrakka Gardens
Vienna (Austria)1.6 millionDanube RiverSchwechat (20km SE)Prater Park
Vilnius (Lithuania)578,400Neris RiverVilnius Airport (5km South)Kalny Park
Warsaw (Poland)1,783,000Vistula RiverWarsaw Chopin AirportŁazienki Park

Non-EU Capitals

TitlePopulationMain RiverMain Airport(s) & Distance From City CenterMain Park
Bern (Switzerland)132,000Aare RiverBern-Belp Airport (9 km SE)Rose Gardens & Botanical Gardens
London (United Kingdom)6,976,500 in central with up to 12 million in greater metro areaThames RiverHeathrow (16 km West); Gatwick (45 km South); Stansted (56 km North); Luton (32 miles); & London City (6 miles)Hyde Park
Oslo (Norway)500,000None (located on Oslo Fjord)Oslo InternationalVigeland Park (Frognerparken)

Other Capitals

TitlePopulationMain RiverMain Airport(s) & Distance From City CenterMain Park
Ankara (Turkey)2.719,981 (4 million in metro area)NoneEsenboga Airport (33km north of city center)Genclik Park
Chisinau (Moldova)735,000Bac (Byk) RiverChisinau Airport (12 km South)City Park
Kiev (Ukraine)2.6 millionDnipro RiverBorisphol Int.Shevchenko Park & Vichny Stavy Park and Fomin Bot. Gard.
Minsk (Belarus)1.7 millionSvislach RiverMinsk AirportPark Janki Kupaly
Moscow (Russia)9 millionMoscow RiverSheremetyevo IIGorky
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