The Capital District, also known as the Capital Region, is the metropolitan area surrounding Albany, the capital of the U.S. state of New York. The Capital District was first settled by the Dutch in the early 17th century and came under English control in 1664. Albany has been the permanent capital of the state of New York since 1797.
Capital District may refer to: Capital District, New York, metropolitan area surrounding Albany Capital districts and territories, specially designated administrative divisions Capital region, a region or district surrounding a capital city Capital District (Venezuela), a federal district
A capital district, capital region or capital territory is normally a specially designated administrative division where a country's seat of government is located. As such, in a federal model of government, no state or territory has any political or economic advantage relative to the others because of the national capital lying within its borders. ...
The Buenos Aires city, previously in the Federal District of Argentina. In 1996, under the 1994 reform of the Argentine Constitution, the city gained autonomous city status, and changed its formal name to Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, and held its first mayoral elections. Buenos Aires is represented in the Argentine Senate by three senators and ...
The Australian Capital Territory is one of two self-governing internal territories of the Commonwealth of Australia, the other being the Northern Territory. Created in 1911, the ACT was originally called the Federal Capital Territory, the current name being acquired in 1938. The ACT was constituted specifically to house the seat of government, the ...
Brasília, the capital of Brazil, is set within the Federal District. Its territory includes several other cities, officially called administrative regions, since the Federal District cannot be divided into municipalities in the same manner as the states of Brazil. The Federal District is a special unit of the federation, as it is not organized the ...
In Colombia the Capital District, containing the city of Bogotá was created as Special District in 1955 by Gustavo Rojas Pinilla. The district is made up by 20 localities.
A capital district, capital region, or capital territory is a district in which the capital of a; state, country or settlement is located. In federal states, the capital district is often a federal district . Capital cities Districts Political subdivisions This page was last changed on 14 May 2021, at 23:23.
The Capital District is a federal district of Venezuela. It has an area of 433 km2 and there is only one administrative division, Libertador, which contains about half of Caracas, the Venezuelan capital city, which is also the seat of the three branches of the federal government of Venezuela. The population in 2004 was 2,073,768. The District borders on the states of Vargas and Miranda.
- 433 km² (167 sq mi)