questionedithistorytranslationsWhat is the capital city of Namibia?Mogadishu942Windhoek1780Utrecht281Mombasa1024The city name “Windhoek” is a word in Afrikaans and translates to “windy corner”.Share and bring new players to the game!correct this questionglobalquiz.orgreach: rather globalAfricacapitalscitiescities of AfricageographyNamibiaSouthern AfricaIllustration: dconvertiniCities of Africa quizAfrica quizCapitals quizCities quizGeography quizWhat was the reason to build Canberra for Australian capital, rather than selecting one of the existing large cities?Dispute between Sydney and Melbourne. Debates over Federation in the late 19th century were dominated by a long dispute over whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the national capital. A compromise was reached: the new capital would be built in New South Wales, at least 100 miles (160 km) from Sydney.Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.What was the capital of Brazil, before Brasília took its place?Rio de Janeiro. Rio was the capital of Brazil from 1763 to 1960, both during the Portuguese colonial era and as an independent nation. With the population of 6.3 million, it is the second largest city in Brazil, after São Paulo (11M).What is the capital city of Papua New Guinea?Port Moresby. According to a survey of world cities by the Intelligence Unit of The Economist, Port Moresby is one of the world's least livable cities (ranked 139 of 140 cities rated).