This Baby Can Recite More Country Capitals Around The World Than You

At just 17 months old, Aanav Jayakar knows more than 50 capitals.

If we were to ask you to name the capital cities of countries around the world, how many do you think you could name within just two minutes? Most people who have nothing on Aanav Jayakar. 

In a video posted to Storyful's Facebook page, the boy is able to name dozens of them at just 17 months old. He may not be able to perfectly pronounce them just yet, but he's doing an amazing job at remembering them. 


"This amazing video, published by Bijal Mehta, shows Aanav Jayakar recite the capital cities of several countries across the world," the Storyful team captioned the video. "Although only beginning to speak comprehensively, he responds quickly when quizzed on the capitals of countries from Afghanistan to Ireland and is correct in several of his answers. Despite his tender age, he already knows the capital cities of over 50 countries." 

The video has been viewed over 540,000 times on Storyful's Facebook page and has over 500 shares since yesterday. People are seriously impressed with how smart this little guy is already. Of course, kudos also go to his loved ones who are teaching and encouraging him. 

Watch the video for yourself below.

Cover image via Unsplash


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