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Capital

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  1. the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status; it is almost always the city which physically encompasses the offices and meeting places of the seat of government and fixed by law, but there are a number of exc

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  2. Alternate terms include capital city and political capital; the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital

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  3. The word capital is derived from the Latin caput meaning "head," and, in the United States, the related term Capitol refers to the building where government business is chiefly conducted

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  4. Seats of government in major sub-state jurisdictions are often called "capitals", but this is typically the case only in countries with some degree of federalism, where major substate jurisdictions have an element of sovereignty

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  5. In unitary states, "administrative center" or other similar terms are typically used

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