The world’s 10 newest capital cities (Part 2)

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A look at the last five countries to be born in the 1990s.

In the second installment of a two-part feature, we’re taking a look at the last five countries to be born in the 1990s.

Ngerulmud – Palau (western Pacific Ocean island)

  • Independence: October 1, 1994
  • Population: less than 400

Asmara – Eritrea (Horn of Africa)

  • Independence: May 24, 1993
  • Population: 649,000

Prague – Czech Republic (Central Europe)

  • Independence: January 1, 1993 (same as Slovakia)
  • Population: 1,262,000

Bratislava – Slovakia (Central Europe)

  • Independence: January 1, 1993 (same as Czech Republic)
  • Population: 452,000

Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina (The Balkans, Europe)

  • Independence: March 3, 1992
  • Population: 411,000

Written by insider city guide series Hg2 | A Hedonist’s Guide to…

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The world’s 10 newest capital cities (Part 2) was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Brett Ackroyd
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Brett hopes to one day reach the shores of far-flung Tristan da Cunha, the most remote of all the inhabited archipelagos on Earth…as to what he’ll do when he gets there, he hasn’t a clue. Over the last 10 years, London, New York, Cape Town and Pondicherry have all proudly been referred to as home. Now it’s Copenhagen’s turn, where he lends his travel expertise to momondo.com.