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 Virginia’s Capitol & State Houses, click here.


The Capital City of Virginia is Richmond.

The Official City of Richmond Website

See the plan for the extensive redevelopment of downtown that’s underway, learn about the city of Richmond, and get access to tons of city resources here.
Source: City of Richmond, Virginia

Richmond – Connect with it

Everything you’d ever want to know about Richmond culture is right at your fingertips including arts, entertainment, a calendar of events, education, jobs, local guides, local life, sports, vacations, weather and lots more!
Source: Richmond.com and Partners


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APA style
Capital City of Virginia. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 11:22, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1212/
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The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Virginia.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1212/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
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classbrain, Capital City of Virginia [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:40 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1212/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of Virginia, https://statereports.com/article_1212/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Virginia. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:40 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1212/. Accessed February 23, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
Capital City of Virginia. (2014, November 30). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 11:22, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/article_1212/
MLA style
classbrain, “Capital City of Virginia.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 30 November 2014, 10:40 UTC. . 23 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/article_1212/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'Capital City of Virginia', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 30 November 2014, 10:40 UTC, <https://statereports.com/article_1212/> [accessed 23 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “Capital City of Virginia.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/article_1212/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, Capital City of Virginia [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 November 30, 10:40 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/article_1212/.
Bluebook style
Capital City of Virginia, https://statereports.com/article_1212/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, Capital City of Virginia. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. November 30, 2014, 10:40 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/article_1212/. Accessed February 23, 2020.