questionedithistorytranslationsWhat is the capital city of New Zealand?Auckland1183Wellington7283Canberra924Hobart178Wellington is the capital of New Zealand, but not its largest city (it is Auckland). Share and bring new players to the game!correct this questionglobalquiz.orgreach: rather globalAustralia and New ZealandcapitalsgeographyNew ZealandOceaniaIllustration: Dan MarkeyeOceania quizNew Zealand quizCapitals 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 Lebanon?Beirut is one of the oldest cities in the world, inhabited more than 5,000 years ago. The first historical mention of Beirut is found in the ancient Egyptian Tell el Amarna letters dating from the 15th century BC.