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Capital may refer to:

Economics, finance and politics

* Capital (political), the area of a country, province, region, or state, regarded as enjoying primary status, usually but not always the seat of the government
* Capital (economics), any form of wealth capable of being employed in the production of more wealth
* Capital requirement or "bank capital", the requirement that banks keep certain monetary reserves
* Financial capital, money used by entrepreneurs and businesses to make products or provide services
* Five Capitals, a model of sustainable development developed by the organization Forum for the Future
* Human capital, workers' skills and abilities as regards their contribution to an economy
* Natural capital, the resources of an ecosystem that yields a flow of goods and services into the future
* Political capital, means by which a politician or political party may gain support or popularity


* "Capital" (French magazine), a French-language magazine
* "Capital" (German magazine), a German-language magazine
* "The Capital", a daily newspaper based in Annapolis, Maryland, USA
* "Capital" (newspaper), a Bulgarian business-oriented weekly newspaper
* "Capital" (Romanian newspaper), a Romanian business-oriented weekly newspaper
* "Das Kapital", by Karl Marx


* Cultural capital, forms of knowledge, skill and education valued by a society
* Social capital, the advantages available to a person or group of people through their position in a network of relationships


* Capital (airline), an airline operating from the UK from 1987–1992
* Capital (architecture), the crowning member of a pillar or column
* Capital (fortification), a proportion of a bastion
* Capital letters, a set of letters (a "case") in a writing system
* Capital punishment, the sentence of death
* Washington Capitals, a National Hockey League Team (USA)
* Capital University, a four-year private university in Columbus, Ohio
* Capital 95.8, a radio station in London
* The Capitals, a Canadian rock band
* Capitals (typeface), a small-caps serif typeface

See also

* Capitalism
* Capitol
* Capitol City

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