Washington D.C.


Washington, District of Columbia (federal district), is a city and the national capital of The United States of America. It was named after George Washington, the first president of the country. The city has a total area of 177 km² and is located on the Potomac River, bordering the states of Maryland and Virginia.




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The Capitol Building in Washington D.C.



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White House


Map Washington DC


Partial view of Washington D.C. with the Lincoln Memorial at the center.


Lincoln Memorial


Fraunces Tavern




Mount Rushmore


National Museum of Natural History (Courtesy of washington.org).


National Museum


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Wall Street




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The White House (courtesy of washington.org).


Above, view from the National Mall, with the Lincoln Memorial in the background.

Below, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, located on the south bank of the Tidal Basin near downtown Washington, DC (Courtesy of washington.org).


The Capitol Building




Jefferson Memorial



North Carolina


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