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District of Columbia . USA

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Capital - Washington, D.C.

No. of Counties - 1

Population - 689,545

Area - 68.35 sq mi (177.0 km2) sqkm

Pop. Density - 11,280.71/sq mi (4,355.39/km2)

Median Household Income - $90,842

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About - District of Columbia

Here are some key facts about the District of Columbia, USA:

  1. Location: The District of Columbia, commonly referred to as Washington, D.C., is located on the east coast of the United States, bordered by the states of Maryland and Virginia. It is not part of any state and instead operates as a federal district.

  2. Capital City: Washington, D.C. serves as the capital of the United States and is home to the federal government, including the White House, the U.S. Capitol, and many government agencies and departments.

  3. Population: As of my last update, the population of Washington, D.C. was over 700,000 people. However, this figure may have changed since then.

  4. Government: Washington, D.C. has a unique form of government. While it has an elected mayor and city council, the ultimate authority over the district rests with the U.S. Congress. Residents of D.C. have limited voting representation in Congress, with a non-voting delegate in the House of Representatives and no representation in the Senate.

  5. Landmarks: The District of Columbia is home to numerous iconic landmarks, including the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the National Mall, the Smithsonian museums, and many more.

  6. Economy: Washington, D.C.'s economy is largely driven by the federal government, as well as by tourism, education, healthcare, and professional services. It has one of the highest median household incomes in the United States.

  7. Culture: The city has a rich cultural scene, with a wide array of museums, theaters, galleries, and historic sites. It is also known for its diverse population and vibrant neighborhoods.

  8. Education: Washington, D.C. is home to several prestigious universities and colleges, including Georgetown University, George Washington University, and American University.

  9. Transportation: The District of Columbia has an extensive public transportation system, including the Washington Metro subway system and a network of buses. It is also served by several major airports, including Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Dulles International Airport.

  10. Sports: Washington, D.C. has professional sports teams in major leagues, including the Washington Football Team (NFL), the Washington Nationals (MLB), the Washington Wizards (NBA), and the Washington Capitals (NHL).

These are just some of the key facts about the District of Columbia, providing a snapshot of its geography, government, economy, and culture.

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