Capital region

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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 Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale  Belgium
National Capital Region Région de la capitale nationale  Canada
Capital Region of Denmark Region Hovedstaden  Denmark
Capital Region of Helsinki Huvudstadsregionen Pääkaupunkiseutu  Finland
Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæðið  Iceland
National Capital Region राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र  India
Special Capital Region of Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta  Indonesia
National Capital Region 首都圏 (Shuto-ken)  Japan
Islamabad Capital Territory وفاقی دارالحکومت‬‎ اسلام آباد  Pakistan
National Capital Region Pambansang Punong Rehiyon  Philippines
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội  Vietnam

Second-level administrative country subdivisions[edit]

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

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