One will use the term in general capital to only indicate the capital of a State (city where generally sit the national capacities). In certain countries, the constitutional capital is not the seat of the institutions, in particular the Netherlands, whose capital is Amsterdam although all the institutions are with $the Hague. In the countries made up of a Federation of States, each State has its capital and the country has a federal capital. Thus with the the United States, Sacramento is the capital of the California and Washington the federal capital.
In France, the capitals of the local levels have precise denominations:
The term Chef-lieu is also employed in certain countries to indicate a capital of an administrative subdivision.
- See Capital and capital
- List of the capitals of the world
- List of the Capital capitals of the world by population
Simple: Capital (city) Zh-min-nan: Siú-to·
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