Jan 28, · While the listing above is an authoritative listing of the independent countries of the world, it is important to note that there are also more than 60 territories, colonies, and dependencies of independent countries, which often have their own capital cities as well. List of European capitals. The countries' principal cities have always been among the best places to live. The top-rated capitals by the life quality in Europe are Vienna, Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Berlin. As for travel, the most visited in this region are the British London and the French Paris, followed by Amsterdam and Rome. rows · This is a list of the largest and second largest cities by population in each UsaLah.org a .