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Capital cities


 

The below (free) gallery contains the oldest available maps of the capital cities of the presented countries.  Most maps come from the first (European) town atlas ever made: Civitates Orbis Terrarum published by Braun & Hogenberg in 1572 onwards. The town plans are alphabetically sorted on their country names. Use the arrow buttons to navigate through the list or jump to a particular map by clicking on the image.


Argentina

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Cuba

Denmark

Egypt

England

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Japan

Madagascar

Malta

Mexico

Netherlands

New-Zealand

Nigeria

North-Korea

Norway

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Russia

Saudi-Arabia

Scotland

South-Africa

South-Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

UK

USA

Wales