Capitol vs Capital

Capitol with an “-ol” = the building where a state legislature meets
Only use upper-case “C” when referring to the one in Washington, D.C., “Capitol  Hill”

Capitol Hill

“U.S. Capitol Building_05”by US Department of State is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0

Capital with an “-al” = for everything else : – )
e.g. Upper case letters, as in capital H
e.g. “That’s a capital idea!” (British)
e.g. The capital of Manitoba is Winnipeg


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