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Learn World and State Capitals with free iOS apps

Over history, capital cities have sometimes changed or moved, it was only the other day someone asked me what the capital of South Africa was. I thought it was Johannesburg, and was wrong. I then found out that Pretoria functions as the executive capital, Bloemfontein as the judicial, while the legislative powers are vested in Cape Town. Therefore, unlike other countries of the world, three cities act as South Africa’s capital. Learning about capitals with apps is great way to pass on the information to children. Applications like these can be useful for all ages. We thought it would be a good idea to show you some free apps available to the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

World Capitals On Map Lite by Monzurul Ehsan is an iPad application that presents you with the map of a section of the World. With a red circle on the map, you have to link up the country capital that corresponds to the red circle. Available through the iTunes App Store this app will allow you to search the globe, guess different capitals, and gain scores compared to the rest of the world. As you progress, your ranking will too. This is an ideal app for both children and adults to improve their knowledge of world capitals. Pan and zoom to get a better view of countries and cities. The actual answer will be given before moving on to the next and you can practice by turning the timer off.

US State Capital Flashcards FREE by Qingxi Labs Ltd is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This application available at the App Store is a US state capitals app to help you learn about American geography. Become informed about the 50 capitals and the states they reside. Using flashcards, you will be able to test yourself on the ones you find more difficult to help you learn quicker. Memorize the capitals quickly with this easy to use app. You could be a child, student or an adult that wants to learn more about state capitals and test their own knowledge.

World Capitals Quiz by Jakab Rozsa is available for the iPhone; iPad and iPod Touch through the iTunes App Store. If you want to learn the capitals of all the countries then this game is a great way to test your knowledge and have fun at the same time. You can use the option where will be asked what the capital of a country is and have a choice of four different names for you to choose from, get the correct answer to add to your score.

World Wide Capitals by Mulishani LLC is compatible with the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Available at the App Store this is a great app for kids. With challenging quizzes, this app will help their Geography knowledge and keep them captivated. There are also other flashcards available including USA State Capitals, USA Presidents, Kana Cards, Gujarati Cards and more to come.

WORLD AND STATE CAPITALS FREE: North America Edition by Learning is Funny. This is the free ad-supported version of WORLD AND STATE CAPITALS available on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. Free to download at the App Store this app has many functions. You can access the World Countries List, Encyclopedia, Flash Cards, Maps and Games. With quick links to maps and wikipedia articles, you can explore the world and its capitals. The US States and Canadian Provinces are also included. There are different types of games to play choose between numerous fun and effective match games to test your knowledge of world and state capitals. Match up selections in Column A with Column B or use the flashcard tests with each country, state, province, capital, or flag in flash card format.

Capitals Quizzer by Supergonk Ltd. is available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This is a quick fire quiz game where you have to answer correctly before the time runs out. Free to download through iTunes App Store this app will improve you knowledge of the world and the capitals contained. With three difficulty levels, kids and adults will find this game great fun and will have you playing for hours. Get information on every country along with their national flags. Learn to match the flags up with their corresponding nations. Find out about famous landmarks and their locations. You can also learn about currencies used in different countries. There are two free game modes containing stunning cartoon-style graphics with full animation and audio track with sound effects. Share your high score with friends, using Facebook, Twitter or e-mail and add four more games with an upgrade.

Learning about capital cities and state capitals can be fun and easy with free iOS apps. There are a few here for you too choose from, some are ideal for teaching children and adults. With free applications, you can show of your geographical skills to your family and friends.

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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