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A capital region, also called a national capital region, capital district or capital territory, is a region or district surrounding a "capital city. It is not always the official term for the region, but may sometimes be used as an informal synonym.


First-level administrative country subdivisions[edit]

List of first-level administrative country subdivisions containing the terms "capital" and "region" in the English name
English name Local name Country
"Australian Capital Territory  "Australia
"Brussels-Capital Region Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest  "Belgium
"National Capital Region  "Canada
"Copenhagen Capital Region Region Hovedstaden  "Denmark
Capital Region of Helsinki Pääkaupunkiseutu, Huvudstadsregionen  "Finland
"Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæðið)  "Iceland
"National Capital Region  "India
"Special Capital Region of Jakarta  "Indonesia
"National Capital Region 首都圏 (Shuto-ken)  "Japan
"Islamabad Capital Territory  "Pakistan
"National Capital Region Metro Manila  "Philippines
"Hanoi Capital Region  "Vietnam

Second-level administrative country subdivisions[edit]

Capital region name Subnational entity
"Edmonton Capital Region  "Alberta
"Capital Regional District  "British Columbia
"Capital District (Albany)  "New York
"Capitale-Nationale  "Québec
"Winnipeg Capital Region  "Manitoba
Cardiff Capital Region  "Wales

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