Tag: Santiago

  • Countries have more than capitals

    Most countries choose a city as their capital, but there are also countries with 2-3 options. Only about 40 countries around the world had their capital in 1900, according to Professor David Gordon in the introduction to the book Planning Twentieth Century Capital Cities. By 2000, that number had risen to more than 200, when more countries were formed. Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya Many tourists were surprised to learn that Malaysia has …