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]

English name Local name Country
Australian Capital Territory N/A  Australia
Brussels-Capital Region Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale  Belgium
National Capital Region Canada's Capital Region Région de la capitale nationale  Canada
Capital Economic Zone 首都圈 (Shǒudū quān)  China
Capital Region of Denmark Region Hovedstaden  Denmark
Capital Region of Helsinki Huvudstadsregionen Pääkaupunkiseutu  Finland
Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæðið  Iceland
National Capital Region (NCR) राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र ਰਿਆਸਤੀ ਰਾਜਧਾਨੀ ਖੇਤਰ  India
Special Capital Region of Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota Jakarta  Indonesia
National Capital Region 首都圏 (Shuto-ken)  Japan
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia
Federal Capital Territory N/A  Nigeria
Islamabad Capital Territory وفاقی دارالحکومت‎ اسلام آباد  Pakistan
National Capital Region Kalakhang Maynila (Metro Manila) Pambansang Punong Rehiyon  Philippines
Seoul Capital Area 수도권 (首都圈 Sudo-gwon)  South Korea
Capital Metropolitan Area 都會區 (Dūhùi qū)  Taiwan
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội  Vietnam
United States Capital Region Washington metropolitan area  USA

Second-level administrative country subdivisions[edit]

Capital region name Subnational entity Country
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region India Andhra Pradesh  India
Edmonton Capital Region  Alberta  Canada
Capital Regional District  British Columbia  Canada
Capital District  New York  USA
Chandigarh Capital Region India Chandigarh  India
Winnipeg Capital Region  Manitoba  Canada
Mariehamn Capital Region  Åland  Finland
Cardiff Capital Region  Wales  United Kingdom

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