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In countries with federal constitutions divided into subnational entities known as states, the state capital is the administrative center of a state. Under the federalist system of separation of powers, state capitals are similar to national capitals except that their powers are limited to jurisdiction with the state. A map displaying todays federations. ... Administrative division is a generic term for an administrative region within a country — on an arbitrary level below that of the sovereign state — typically with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties, or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy. ... Most countries with a federal constitution are made up of a number of subnational entities called states or provinces. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      Separation of powers a term coined by French political Enlightenment thinker Baron de Montesquieu[1][2], is a model for the governance of democratic states. ... This article is about a city that serves as a center of government and politics. ...


In many cases, Capital and Capitol are used interchangeably to refer to the "seat of government," but Capitol is also used to refer to the actual building in which the government meets, while Capital is the geographic region (city) where government is seated.



For a list of Capital cities in the United States of America, see List of state capitals in the United States. Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ...


See also

List of capitols in the United States


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