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Albany Annapolis Atlanta Augusta Austin
Baton Rouge Bismarck Boise Boston Carson City
Charleston Cheyenne Columbia Columbus Concord
Denver Des Moines Dover Frankfort Harrisburg
Hartford Helena Honolulu Indianapolis Jackson
Jefferson City Juneau Lansing Lincoln Little Rock
Madison Montgomery Montpelier Nashville Oklahoma City
Olympia Phoenix Pierre Providence Raleigh
Richmond Sacramento Salem Salt Lake City Santa Fe
Springfield St Paul Tallahassee Topeka Trenton

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This website displays a list of The United States 50 capital cities. Each city is the center of government for it's home state in the United States, usually in the capitol building. The state capital in each state is the political center of the state and is the location of the state legislature, government, and governor of the state.

In many states, the state capital is not the largest city in terms of population. For example, in California, the most populous state of the United States, the state capital of Sacramento is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the state (the three largest are Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. The state capital city with the fewest people is Montpelier, Vermont, while the capital city with the most people is Phoenix, Arizona.

Only two of the state capitals Trenton, New Jersey, and Carson City, Nevada border another state, while Juneau, Alaska, shares a border with the Canadian province of British Columbia.

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