This list covers English language national capital city names with their etymologies. Some of these include notes on indigenous names and their etymologies. Some of these etymologies are uncertain. The former capitals also have their etymologies listed in this article. Afghanistan :.
The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the midth century. Bhrikuti is said to have converted him to Buddhism , which was also the faith attributed to his second wife Wencheng. A Tibetan tradition mentions that after Songtsen Gampo's death in C. Shakabpa believes that "those histories reporting the arrival of Chinese troops are not correct.