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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 subdivisionsEdit

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 (NCR) राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र Delhi NCR   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 Metro Manila Kalakhang Maynila / Pambansang Punong Rehiyon   Philippines
Seoul Capital Area 수도권   South Korea
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội   Vietnam

Second-level administrative country subdivisionsEdit

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