Geographical Facts of Beautiful Cities in the World Larger Than Its National Capital
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Geographical Facts of Beautiful Cities in the World Larger Than Its National Capital

Most capital city of each country in the world is usually the largest city of the country. The cities listed below are larger than the national capital both in area and population. In some aspect, these cities are more progressive and even more beautiful than the countryÂ’s city capital.

Most capital city of each country in the world is usually the largest city of the country. The cities listed below are larger than the national capital both in area and population. In some aspect, these cities are more progressive and even more beautiful than the country’s city capital.

Let’s travel around the world and see the most beautiful and spectacular cities in the world. It will certainly be exciting to view these places during the night. All photos on this article were taken during the night time.

1.) Dubai

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A wonderful photo of Dubai’s skyline at night

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Dubai is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and luxurious hotels and resorts.

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The beautiful city of Dubai is one of the major cities in the United Arab Emirates or UAE. It has the largest population with the second-largest land territory by area of all the emirates. The above photo is the area called – Dubai Marina. The capital of United Arab Emirates is Abu Dhabi.

2.) Istanbul

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One of the most famous bridges in the world is the Bosporus Bridge in the city of Istanbul. The bridge connects the Asian and European parts of Turkey. Istanbul is a large city located in Turkey. It is the country’s largest city but it is not the capital of Turkey. Its capital is Ankara. It is historically known as Byzantium and Constantinople. Its population is about 13.26 million people.

3.) Yangon

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With a population of 4 million, Yangon is still Myanmar’s largest city and the most important commercial center. The above photo shows the Sule Pagoda Road with the Sule Pagoda in the background. Yangon is the former capital of Myanmar. The country’s former name is Burma and is located in Southeast Asia. The new capital of Myanmar is Naypyidaw, a smaller city than Yangon.

4.) Mumbai

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Mumbai is formerly known as Bombay and is currently the country’s most populous city. It is also the richest city in India.

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Mumbai is a large city in India. It is actually one of the largest cities in the world and is much larger that India’s capital – New Delhi.

5.) Shanghai

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Shanghai is the largest city proper in the world and the largest city of China. Its population is about 23 million.

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The progressive and beautiful city of Shanghai, one of the oldest cities in the world is larger than the capital of China – Beijing which is formerly known as Peking.

6.) Sao Paulo

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Sao Paulo is the largest city of Brazil. It is also the largest city in the southern hemisphere. The bridge on the above photo is the Octavio Frias Bridge in Brooklin, Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is one of the most beautifully designed bridges in the world. Sao Paulo is the 7th largest city in the world in terms of population. It is larger than Brasilia, the country’s new capital. The skyline of São Paulo is shown on the above picture.

7.) Sydney

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The Sydney Opera House is an iconic landmark of Australia and one of the world’s most recognizable structures.

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Sydney is the largest city of Australia in terms of population. Its population is about 4.6 million. A view of Sydney sunset from the Balmain wharf is shown above. The city is larger than Australia’s capital – Canberra.

8.) Melbourne

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Another city in Australia that is larger than the country’s capital is Melbourne.

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The lovely city of Melbourne is the second most populous city of Australia with a population of about 4 million. It is the capital of Victoria.

9.) Brisbane

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Brisbane is the third largest city of Australia. It is the capital of Queensland. The above picture shows an awesome view of the beautiful city of Brisbane at night from Mount Coot-tha.

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The bridge on the above picture is the Kurilpa Bridge. The city of Brisbane is larger than Canberra – Australia’s capital.

 

10.) Ho Chi Minh City

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Historically, Ho Chi Minh City is known as Prey Nokor. Presently, it has a population of about 7.6 million. Ho Chi Minh City is a large city in Vietnam. It is formerly named Saigon and was renamed in honor of Ho Chi Minh, one of Vietnam’s major leaders responsible in reuniting North Vietnam and South Vietnam. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It is smaller than Ho Chi Minh.

11.) Auckland

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It is the largest city of New Zealand and is located in the North Island. It is larger than Wellington, the country’s capital. The City of Auckland has a population of more than 1.3 million. Akarana and Tamaki Makaurau are the names of the city to the Maoris. The magnificent Sky Tower illuminates the skyline of Auckland. The picture was taken during Christmas.

12.) Karachi

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With a population of about 15 million, Karachi is one of the most populous cities in the world. The fountain on the above photo is the 3rd tallest in the world. Karachi is the largest city in Pakistan. It is much larger than Islamabad, the country’s capital. It is also the main seaport and the main financial center of Pakistan.

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Comments (4)

Beautifully displayed, easy read and inspiring! I just need to rack up some funds to experience them :)

Great topic and well shared.Digg

Beautiful writing and images as always.

Good Job

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