Capital region

region or district surrounding the capital city of a country or another administrative division

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 وفاقی دارالحکومت ہندوستان پایتخت دهلی   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 Pambansang Punong Rehiyon   Philippines
Hanoi Capital Region Vùng thủ đô Hà Nội   Vietnam

Second-level administrative country subdivisionsEdit

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