It's Think Thursday here at the mentalfloss.com Brain Game. A quick one today; good luck!

The (English) name of what nation's current capital
is an anagram of the (English) name
of the city it replaced as capital
?

Here is the ANSWER.

THE ANSWER:

JAPAN. The current capital is TOKYO, which in 1868 replaced the former capital of KYOTO.

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