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 Illinois’ Capit
al City, click here.


Citation styles

APA style
State Capitol of Illinois. (2014, December 3). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 10:59, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/
MLA style
classbrain, “State Capitol of Illinois.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 3 December 2014, 13:48 UTC. . 23 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'State Capitol of Illinois', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 3 December 2014, 13:48 UTC, <https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/> [accessed 23 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “State Capitol of Illinois.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, State Capitol of Illinois [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 3, 13:48 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/.
Bluebook style
State Capitol of Illinois, https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, State Capitol of Illinois. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 3, 2014, 13:48 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/. Accessed February 23, 2020.

Citation styles

APA style
State Capitol of Illinois. (2014, December 3). In ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. Retrieved 10:59, February 23, 2020, from https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/
MLA style
classbrain, “State Capitol of Illinois.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. 3 December 2014, 13:48 UTC. . 23 Feb 2020 <https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/>.
MHRA style
classbrain, 'State Capitol of Illinois', ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, 3 December 2014, 13:48 UTC, <https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/> [accessed 23 February 2020]
The Chicago Manual of Style
classbrain, “State Capitol of Illinois.” ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States, https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/ [accessed February 23, 2020].
CBE/CSE style
classbrain, State Capitol of Illinois [Internet]. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States; 2014 December 3, 13:48 UTC [cited 2020 Feb 23]. Available from: https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/.
Bluebook style
State Capitol of Illinois, https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/ (last visited Feb. 23, 2020).
AMA style
classbrain, State Capitol of Illinois. ClassBrain's State Reports | State Symbols | 50 US States. December 3, 2014, 13:48 UTC. Available at: https://statereports.com/state-capitol-illinois/. Accessed February 23, 2020.