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‘Capital’ vs. ‘Capitol’ Explained: How to Use ‘Capital’ vs. ‘Capitol’

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 2 min read

The key difference between “capital” and “capitol” is that “capital” has many meanings, while “capitol” refers to a legislative building or place. Learn more about how to use “capitol” vs. “capital” in a sentence and the origin of these words.