World Largest Cities Closer To Another Country’s Capital

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Name the largest city (min 50K+ population) closer to another country’s capital than its own for each country-country combination. For example, Russia (China) is looking for the largest Russian city which is closer to China’s capital than Russia’s. A background capitals map is provided for reference, you can click ‘pause’ to see it more clearly if needed. NOTE: I excluded overseas dependencies/departments of France and the Netherlands as they have dozens of closer capitals than their own.

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    Hey, I think you might need to be a little more specific in the directions about which French cities you’re omitting. French Guiana, Reunion, and I think a few other things, are not actually overseas dependencies, they’re overseas departments – which probably seems like an absurdly nitpicky thing to say, except that overseas departments are quite different from dependencies – really more analogous to Alaska or Hawaii than to, say, American Samoa or the USVI (in that they have the same political status as any part of Metropolitan France).
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      Looked it up. Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Mayotte are the others.
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      i’ll change the wording of the directions.

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