Monday, 12 August 2013

Capital city of the week - Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is one of only 22 capital cities with 2 words (not counting Overseas Territories and the like)

Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur

The Petronas Twin Towers are in KL.

Petaling St, Kuala Lumpur

It's Chinatown can be found in Petaling St.

Railway Station, Kuala Lumpur

This is the Kuala Lumpur railway station

So where in the world is Kuala Lumpur?

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of MALAYSIA

And for the other trainspotters among you, here is the list of 2 word capitals.

Abu Dhabi
Addis Ababa
Buenos Aires
Guatemala City
Kuala Lumpur
Mexico City
New Delhi
Panama City
Phnom Penh
Port Louis
Port Moresby
Port Vila
San Jose
San Marino
San Salvador
Santo Domingo
Sao Tome
St George's
St John's
La Paz
Ulan Bator
Vatican City

How many of the matching countries do you know?
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  1. I'm from Kuala Lumpur, Carole! Most people I know outside of Asia don't even know where Malaysia is!

    Here's a fun fact to add. Kuala Lumpur In Malay literally translates as "muddy confluence".

    Have a nice day!

  2. ivy sew http://simplybeautifulhealthyliving.blogspot.com13 August 2013 at 03:37

    Hi Carole, I'm from Kuala Lumpur too, hahaha...

  3. Hi Carole, thanks for stopping by my blog for a visit. I am happy I found your blog -- these photos are fabulous.


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