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

    Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and 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.

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    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 ...

  7. History of Washington, D.C. - Wikipedia,_D.C.

    The history of Washington, D.C., is tied to its role as the capital of the United States. Originally inhabited by an Algonquian -speaking people known as the Nacotchtank, the site of the District of Columbia along the Potomac River was first selected by President George Washington. The city came under attack during the War of 1812 in an episode ...

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    Located in Washington, D.C., a 12-minute walk from Washington Monument, Hotel Washington provides accommodations with a fitness center, private parking, a restaurant and a bar. Very close to the White House, Washington Memorial & all the tourist attractions & museums.

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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.

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  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.