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

English nameLocal nameCountry
Australian Capital Territory N/AFlag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia
Brussels-Capital Region Brussels Hoofdstedelijk GewestRégion de Bruxelles-CapitaleFlag of Belgium (civil).svg  Belgium
National Capital Region Canada's Capital RegionRégion de la capitale nationaleFlag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Capital Economic Zone 首都圈 (Shǒudū quān)Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg  China
Capital Region of Denmark Region HovedstadenFlag of Denmark.svg  Denmark
Capital Region of Helsinki HuvudstadsregionenPääkaupunkiseutuFlag of Finland.svg  Finland
Capital Region HöfuðborgarsvæðiðFlag of Iceland.svg  Iceland
National Capital Region (NCR) राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्रਰਿਆਸਤੀ ਰਾਜਧਾਨੀ ਖੇਤਰFlag of India.svg  India
Special Capital Region of Jakarta Daerah Khusus Ibu Kota JakartaFlag of Indonesia.svg  Indonesia
National Capital Region 首都圏 (Shuto-ken)Flag of Japan.svg  Japan
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala LumpurFlag of Malaysia.svg  Malaysia
Federal Capital Territory N/AFlag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria
Islamabad Capital Territory وفاقی دارالحکومتاسلام آبادFlag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan
National Capital Region Kalakhang Maynila (Metro Manila)Pambansang Punong RehiyonFlag of the Philippines.svg  Philippines
Seoul Capital Area 수도권 (首都圈 Sudo-gwon)Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Capital Metropolitan Area 都會區 (Dūhùi qū)Flag of the Republic of China.svg  Taiwan
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà NộiFlag of Vietnam.svg  Vietnam
United States Capital Region Washington metropolitan areaFlag of the United States.svg  USA

Second-level administrative country subdivisions

Capital region nameSubnational entityCountry
Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Flag of India.svg Andhra Pradesh Flag of India.svg  India
Edmonton Capital Region Flag of Alberta.svg  Alberta Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Capital Regional District Flag of British Columbia.svg  British Columbia Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Capital District Flag of New York.svg  New York Flag of the United States.svg  USA
Chandigarh Capital Region Flag of India.svg Chandigarh Flag of India.svg  India
Winnipeg Capital Region Flag of Manitoba.svg  Manitoba Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada
Mariehamn Capital Region Flag of Aland.svg  Åland Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Cardiff Capital RegionFlag of Wales (1959-present).svg  Wales Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  United Kingdom

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