Capital region

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

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 Economic Zone 首都圈 (Shǒudū quān)   China East Asia
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
Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur ولايه ڤرسكوتوان کوالا لومڤور   Malaysia Southeast Asia
Federal Capital Territory N/A   Nigeria West Africa
Islamabad Capital Territory وفاقی دارالحکومت‎ اسلام آباد   Pakistan South Asia
National Capital Region Kalakhang Maynila (Metro Manila) Pambansang Punong Rehiyon   Philippines Southeast Asia
Seoul Capital Area 수도권 (首都圈 Sudo-gwon)   South Korea East Asia
Capital Metropolitan Area 都會區 (Dūhùi qū)   Taiwan East Asia
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội   Vietnam Southeast Asia

Second-level administrative country subdivisionsEdit

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

See alsoEdit