Capital region

Capital region

A capital region, also called a national capital region, capital district or capital territory is a common term for the region or district surrounding the capital city of a country or any other administrative division. It is not always the official term for the region, but may sometimes be used as an informal synonym.

Country examples include:

Capital region name Country
Australian Capital Territory Australia
Brussels-Capital Region Belgium
National Capital Region Canada
Copenhagen Capital Region Denmark
National District Dominican Republic
National Capital Region India
National Capital Region Japan
Islamabad Capital Territory Pakistan
National Capital Region Philippines
Seoul National Capital Area South Korea
National Capital Region United States
Hanoi Capital Region Vietnam

The term is also used by some subnational entities as follows:

Capital region name Subnational entity
Capital Regional District British Columbia
Capital District New York
National Capital Region (Quebec City) Quebec

See also

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Capital Region International Airport — Infobox Airport name = Capital Region International Airport nativename = nativename a = nativename r = image width = caption = IATA = LAN ICAO = KLAN type = Public owner = operator = Capital Region Airport Authority city served = location =… …   Wikipedia

  • Capital Region Independent Schools Association — The Capital Region Independent Schools Association (Crisa) includes 18 private, independent schools in the region of New York State. * Academy of the Holy Names, Albany (Girls, K12, Catholic) * Albany Academy, Albany (Boys, K12) * Albany Academy… …   Wikipedia

  • Capital Region Pontiacs — Albany Patroons Albany Patroons [[Fichier: | 120px | Logo du club]] Généralités …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Capital Region Rail Trails Project — Since regular rail services ceased on a number of southeast New South Wales railway lines, interest has grown among cycling, equestrian, tourism and government bodies and others in adapting rail corridors for cycling, horse riding and walking.… …   Wikipedia

  • National Capital Region (Canada) — National Capital Region   Metropolitan area   In view from left to right: Gatineau the Ottawa River and Downtown Ottawa …   Wikipedia

  • Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region caption=Official seal of Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region dates=2004 Present country=United States branch=Joint type=All role=Homeland defense size=… …   Wikipedia

  • National Capital Region (India) — This article is about National Capital Region of India which includes Delhi and adjoining urban areas. You might be looking for National Capital Territory of Delhi, or New Delhi. For other uses see National Capital Region (disambiguation). Delhi… …   Wikipedia

  • List of municipalities of the Brussels Capital-Region — Image label|x=0.24|y=0.55|scale=300|text=1 Image label|x=0.8|y=0.67|scale=300|text= 2 Image label|x=0.2|y=0.33|scale=300|text=3 Image label|x=0.48|y=0.2|scale=300|text=4 Image label|x=0.56|y=0.725|scale=300|text=4 Image… …   Wikipedia

  • Edmonton Capital Region — The Edmonton Capital Region (ECR), also known as Greater Edmonton or the Alberta Capital Region, comprises Alberta s provincial capital of Edmonton and surrounding communities in Sturgeon County (north), Parkland County (west), the Specialized… …   Wikipedia

  • Flag of the Brussels Capital-Region — Infobox flag Name = Brussels Capital Region Article = the Type = Image size = 200px Nickname = Morenicks = Use = 110000 Symbol = Proportion = 2:3 Adoption = 1991 Design = A yellow Iris with a white outline upon a blue background Designer =… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.