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.
|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|
|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|
|Capital region name||Subnational entity||Country|
|Andhra Pradesh Capital Region||Andhra Pradesh||India|
|Edmonton Capital Region||Alberta||Canada|
|Capital Regional District||British Columbia||Canada|
|Capital District||New York||USA|
|Chandigarh Capital Region||Chandigarh||India|
|Winnipeg Capital Region||Manitoba||Canada|
|Mariehamn Capital Region||Åland||Finland|
|Cardiff Capital Region||Wales||United Kingdom|
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), known as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until 1938, is a federal territory of Australia containing the Australian capital city of Canberra and some surrounding townships. It is located in the south-east of the country and is an enclave within the state of New South Wales. Founded after Federation as the seat of government for the new nation, all important institutions of the Australian Government are headquartered in the territory.
An independent city or independent town is a city or town that does not form part of another general-purpose local government entity.
Abuja is the capital and eighth most populous city of Nigeria. Located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), it is a planned city built mainly in the 1980s. It replaced Lagos, the country's most populous city, as the capital on 12 December 1991.
A federal district is a type of administrative division of a federation, usually under the direct control of a federal government and organized sometimes with a single municipal body. Federal districts often include capital districts, and they exist in various federations worldwide.
Sool is an administrative region in Somaliland. It borders Togdheer to the west, Sanaag to the north, Ethiopia to the south and Somalia to the east. Its capital city is Las Anod.
The administrative units of Pakistan refers to the subnational administrative divisions that play a role in the governance of Pakistan. The country is composed of four provinces and one federal territory: the provinces of Balochistan, Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and the federally-administered Islamabad Capital Territory. Additionally, Pakistan also administers two autonomous territories in the disputed region of Kashmir: Gilgit−Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Due to the ongoing Kashmir dispute with neighbouring India, it also claims sovereignty over the union territories of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir, but has not exercised administrative authority over either region since its independence and subsequent war with India in 1947–1948. All of Pakistan's provinces and territories are subdivided into divisions, which are further subdivided into districts, and then tehsils, which are again further subdivided into union councils.
Myanmar is divided into twenty-one administrative subdivisions, which include states, regions, union territory, self-administered zones and self-administered division. Following is the table of government subdivisions and its organizational structure based on different states, regions, zones, division and the union territory:
The regions of Ghana constitute the first level of subnational government administration within the Republic of Ghana. As of 2020, there are currently sixteen regions, which are further divided for administrative purposes into 260 local district assemblies.
For administrative purposes, Papua New Guinea is divided into administrative divisions called provinces. There are 22 province-level divisions, which include 20 provinces, the autonomous region of Bougainville and the National Capital District of Port Moresby.
The Lisbon Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area in Portugal centered on Lisbon, the capital and largest city of the country. The metropolitan area, covering 18 municipalities is the largest urban area in the country and the 10th largest in the European Union, with a population in 2015 of 2,812,678 in an area of 3,015.24 km².
The Federal Capital Territory, commonly known as FCT, or loosely as FCT-Abuja, is a federal territory in central Nigeria. Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, is located in this territory. FCT was formed in 1976 from parts of the states of old Kwara, Niger, Kaduna and Plateau States with the bulk of landmass carved out of Niger State. It is within the Middle Belt region of the country. Unlike the States of Nigeria, which are headed by elected Governors, it is administered by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, headed by a minister appointed by the President.
A capital district, capital region or capital territory is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country's seat of government is located. As such, in a federal model of government, no state or territory has any political or economic advantage relative to the others because of the national capital lying within its borders. A capital territory can be a specific form of federal district.
The National Capital Region (NCR) is a planning region centred upon the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi in India. It encompasses Delhi and several districts surrounding it from the states of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. The NCR and the associated National Capital Region Planning Board were created in 1985 to plan the development of the region and to evolve harmonized policies for the control of land-uses and development of infrastructure in the region. Prominent cities of NCR include Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, and Noida.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) around Karachi was the original capital territory of Pakistan. The FCT was created in 1948 from the city of Karachi and surrounding areas as the location for Pakistan's capital following its creation. The FCT was bordered by the province of Sindh to the northeast and the princely state of Las Bela to the northwest with the Arabian Sea to the south.
The constitutional power to create new states and union territories in India is solely reserved to the Parliament of India. Parliament can do so by announcing new states/union territories, separating territory from an existing state or merging two or more states/union territories or parts of them. In addition to the existing twenty eight states and eight union territories, some new states and union territories of India have at various times been proposed to be established.
Southern Region is one of four regions of Papua New Guinea. The region includes the national capital Port Moresby.
The provinces of Algeria are divided into 547 districts. The capital of a district is called a district seat. Each District is further divided into one or more municipalities (baladiyahs).
A territory is an administrative division, usually an area that is under the jurisdiction of a sovereign state. In most countries, a territory is an organized division of an area that is controlled by a country but is not formally developed into, or incorporated into, a political unit of the country that is of equal status to other political units that may often be referred to by words such as "provinces" or "regions" or "states". In international politics, a territory is usually either the total area from which a state may extract power resources or any non-sovereign geographic area which has come under the authority of another government; which has not been granted the powers of self-government normally devolved to secondary territorial divisions; or both.
Lagunes District is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southern part of the country. The capital of the district is Dabou.
Capital District may refer to: