There follows a list of countries that have multiple capital cities.
More than one capital today
These countries have multiple capitals today.
Some people also argue that Tokyo and Kyoto are both capitals of Japan at present. See capital of Japan debate.
The capital of Israel is currently disputed. Israel designates Jerusalem, but many countries and the United Nations recognize Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv served as the temporary de facto capital of Israel from May to December 1948. See Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel.
These countries have shifted their capitals.
See List of historical national capitals
Two capitals in the past
These current countries have had two cities that served as administrative capitals at the same time due to various reasons such as war, partition etc.
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