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  2. Washington, D.C. - Wikipedia,_D.C.

    Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia, commonly known as Washington or D.C., is the capital city and federal district of the United States. The city is located on the east bank of the Potomac River , which forms its southwestern border with Virginia , and borders Maryland to its north and east.

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  4. Washington, D.C. | History, Map, Population, & Facts

    Washington is an extraordinary city, one with multiple personalities: a working federal city, an international metropolis, a picturesque tourist destination, an unmatched treasury of the country’s history and artifacts, and a cosmopolitan centre that retains a neighbourly small-town ambience.

  5. Washington, D.C. - History | Britannica

    Washington was established as the capital of the United States as the result of a compromise following seven years of negotiation by members of the U.S. Congress as they tried to define the concept of a “federal enclave.” On July 17, 1790, Congress passed the Residence Act, which created a permanent seat for the federal government.

  6. Washington, D.C. live Stream Webcams, USA

    Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States of America, officially named District of Columbia, often called simply D.C. or Washington. This federal district is located on the East Coast of the country between the states of Maryland and Virginia, east of the Potomac River. It features iconic monuments around the scenic grassy park of ...

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    Hotel in Downtown D.C., Washington, D.C. Located less than 3.1 mi away from Georgetown and Capitol Hill, Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House features a rooftop bar with views of the city and a 24-hour fitness center. Hotel is great, friendly staff, clean room, comfortable beds.

  8. First in War, First in Peace, First in the Hearts of his Countrymen. Built to honor George Washington, the United States' first president, the 555-foot marble obelisk towers over Washington, D.C.

  9. Where is Washington D.C.? Geography, Geology and Climate

    Washington D.C. is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the East Coast of the United States between Maryland and Virginia. The nation's capital is approximately 40 miles south of Baltimore, 30 miles west of Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay, and 108 miles north of Richmond.

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    Washington D.C.’s top attractions. Walk along the National Mall, a park stretching two miles in downtown featuring museums and memorials. Experience some of the nation's most famous landmarks, like the Lincoln Memorial, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Capitol Building and Washington Monument.

  11. Washington D.C. (the District of Columbia) is the capital of the United States of America. Situated on the Potomac River, this vibrant city is home to a population of over 700,000 people. It serves as the seat of the federal government and is filled with monuments, memorials, and museums that highlight the nation’s history and culture.