Capital or Capitol?


What is the difference between these two? Here’s how it breaks down . . .


The Capit
al is the city or town that is the seat of government in a state or nation.


The Capit
ol is the building in which the state legislative body meets.


For information about New York’s Capitol & State Houses, click here.


The Capital City of New York is Albany.

Welcome to Albany, NY
“Albany is the jewel in New York’s crown. The City, first settled by the Dutch in 1624, was given its charter in 1686 by Governor Thomas Dongan and became Capital of the State of New York in 1797.” Explore everything the city has to offer here.
Source: City of Albany, NY

Albany Now, NY
“Welcome to Albany, New York’s historic Capital. Albany is firmly rooted in its history and moving toward the future. Explore this web site, then come and experience it for yourself.”
Source: Albany County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Inc.






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Capital City of New York, https://statereports.com/article_1197/ (last visited Apr. 4, 2020).
AMA style
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Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of New York. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 14:39, April 4, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1197/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of New York.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 10:56 UTC. . 4 Apr 2020 <https://statereports.com/article_1197/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of New York', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 10:56 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1197/> [accessed 4 April 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of New York.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1197/ [accessed April 4, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of New York [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:56 UTC [cited 2020 Apr 4]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1197/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of New York, https://statereports.com/article_1197/ (last visited Apr. 4, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of New York. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:56 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1197/. Accessed April 4, 2020.