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

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 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest  Belgium
National Capital Region  Canada
Copenhagen Capital Region Region Hovedstaden  Denmark
Capital Region of Helsinki Pääkaupunkiseutu, Huvudstadsregionen  Finland
Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæðið)  Iceland
National Capital Region  India
Special Capital Region of Jakarta  Indonesia
National Capital Region  Japan
Islamabad Capital Territory  Pakistan
National Capital Region Metro Manila  Philippines
Hanoi Capital Region  Vietnam

Second-level administrative country subdivisions

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

See also