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.

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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 Locale
Australian Capital Territory N/A  Australia Oceania
Brussels-Capital Region Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale  Belgium Europe
Capital Region of Denmark Region Hovedstaden  Denmark Europe
Capital Region of Helsinki Huvudstadsregionen Pääkaupunkiseutu  Finland Europe
Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæðið  Iceland Europe
National Capital Region (NCR) राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र ਰਿਆਸਤੀ ਰਾਜਧਾਨੀ ਖੇਤਰ  India South Asia
Special Capital Region of Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta  Indonesia Southeast Asia
National Capital Region 首都圏 (Shuto-ken)  Japan East Asia
Capital Economic Zone 首都圈 (Shoudu-quan)  China East Asia
Islamabad Capital Territory وفاقی دارالحکومت‎ اسلام آباد  Pakistan South Asia
National Capital Region Kalakhang Maynila Pambansang Punong Rehiyon  Philippines Southeast Asia
Seoul Capital Area 수도권 (首都圈 Sudo-gwon)  South Korea East Asia
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội  Vietnam Southeast Asia

Second-level administrative country subdivisions[edit]

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

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