Washington D.C. (Washington) , Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C.: Capital city of the United States

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Washington Quick Facts

Population : 712,816
Country : United States of America
State : Washington, D.C. (United States)
Different from : District of Columbia
Head of government : Mayor of the District of Columbia
Postal code : 20201–20599, 20001–20098
Phone Area Codes : 202
Official name : Washington, District of Columbia
Water as percent of area : 10.67%
Land as percent of area : 89.33%
Continent : North America
Northernmost point : Point(-77.041 38.9955)
IATA airport code : WAS
Named for : Christopher Columbus, George Washington
Capital city : Washington is capital of United States of America
Establishment : July 07, 1790 (231 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, UTC−05:00, America/New_York, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 04:26:41 (22nd May 2022)
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Location of Washington on Washington, D.C. map.
Aerial of the U.S. Capitol under restoration 04879v image
Aerial of the U.S. Capitol under restoration 04879v
Aerial of the U.S. Capitol under restoration 04879v image

Geography

Washington is located at 38°53'42"N 77°2'11"W (38.8951100, -77.0363700). It has 7 neighbors: Bethesda, Montgomery County, Prince George s County, Silver Spring, Arlington, Alexandria and Fairfax County.

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  • Adrian Fenty , 6 2 January, 2011 2007-01-02T00:00:00Z 2006 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Walter Washington , 1 2 January, 1979 1975-01-02T00:00:00Z 1974 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Marion Barry , 2 2 January, 1991 1979-01-02T00:00:00Z 1986 Washington, D.C. mayoral election 1982 Washington, D.C. mayoral election 1978 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Muriel Bowser , 8 2015-01-02T00:00:00Z 2018 Washington, D.C. mayoral election 2014 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Marion Barry , 4 2 January, 1999 1995-01-02T00:00:00Z 1994 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Vincent C. Gray , 7 2 January, 2015 2011-01-02T00:00:00Z 2010 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Anthony A. Williams , 5 2 January, 2007 1999-01-02T00:00:00Z 1998 Washington, D.C. mayoral election 2002 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party
  • Sharon Pratt Kelly , 1991-01-02T00:00:00Z 1990 Washington, D.C. mayoral election Democratic Party 3 2 January, 1995

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  • Bangkok (1962 )
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  • Brussels metropolitan area (1985 )
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  • Paris (2000 )
  • Pretoria (2002 )
  • Rome (2011 )
  • San Salvador (2018 )
  • Seoul (2006 )
  • Sunderland (2006 )

Washington has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1800 8,144 - estimation process
1810 15,471 47.36% estimation process
1820 23,336 33.7% estimation process
1830 30,261 22.88% census
1840 33,745 10.32% census
1850 51,687 34.71% estimation process
1860 75,080 31.16% estimation process
1870 131,700 42.99% estimation process
1880 177,624 25.85% census
1890 230,392 22.9% census
1900 278,718 17.34% census
1908 321,000 13.17% census
1910 331,069 3.04% census
1918 418,000 20.8% census
1920 437,571 4.47% census
1930 486,869 10.13% census
1940 663,091 26.58% 1940 United States Census
1950 802,178 17.34% census
1960 763,956 -5% census
1970 756,510 -0.98% census
1980 638,333 -18.51% census
1990 606,900 -5.18% census
2000 572,059 -6.09% census
2010 601,723 4.93% census
2011 619,800 2.92% estimation process
2012 634,924 2.38% estimation process
2013 650,581 2.41% estimation process
2014 662,328 1.77% estimation process
2015 675,400 1.94% estimation process
2016 685,815 1.52% estimation process
2017 694,906 1.31% estimation process
2018 701,547 0.95% estimation process
2019 705,749 0.6% estimation process
2020 712,816 0.99% estimation process

Washington zip code is 20001. County name: District of Columbia, County fips: 11001

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Best Things to Do in Washington

1 National Mall

Rating: 4.8 (115594)

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National Mall

2 Lincoln Memorial

Rating: 4.8 (42629)

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Lincoln Memorial

3 Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

Rating: 4.7 (35933)

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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

4 Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Rating: 4.8 (31871)

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

5 Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Rating: 4.6 (29512)

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Smithsonian National Zoological Park

Where ot Eat in Washington

1 Yard House

Rating: 4.3 (2041)

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Yard House

2 Nando's Peri-Peri

Rating: 4.5 (1919)

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Nando's Peri-Peri

3 The Capital Burger

Rating: 4.5 (1780)

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The Capital Burger

4 Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown

Rating: 4.6 (1332)

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Fairmont Washington D.C. Georgetown

5 District Taco

Rating: 4.3 (1267)

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District Taco

Where to Stay in Washington

1 Omni Shoreham Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (4491)

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Omni Shoreham Hotel

2 Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

Rating: 4.3 (3481)

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Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

3 Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.2 (3131)

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Holiday Inn Washington Capitol - Natl Mall, an IHG Hotel

4 InterContinental the Willard Washington D.C., an IHG Hotel

Rating: 4.6 (2786)

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InterContinental the Willard Washington D.C., an IHG Hotel

5 The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Rating: 4.5 (2633)

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The Mayflower Hotel, Autograph Collection

Other Places in Washington

1 National Archives Research Center

Rating: 4.6 (695)

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National Archives Research Center

2 Veterans Health Administration

Rating: 2.7 (90)

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20571, United States ➦ Show Map

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Veterans Health Administration

3 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Rating: 2.9 (80)

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

4 THEARC: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus

Rating: 4.7 (64)

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THEARC: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus

5 U.S. Department of Education

Rating: 2.3 (30)

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U.S. Department of Education

6 The John Wilson Building

Rating: 4.6 (21)

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The John Wilson Building

7 U.S. Department of Energy

Rating: 4 (19)

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U.S. Department of Energy

8 US Department of Agriculture

Rating: 4.1 (15)

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US Department of Agriculture

9 US Department of Agriculture

Rating: 2.1 (15)

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US Department of Agriculture

10 USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

Rating: 4 (13)

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USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

People born in Washington (200)

People born in Washington, including philosopher Tim Maudlin, diplomat Charles W. Freeman, computer scientist Butler Lampson, .

List

  • William Warren Tunnicliffe (Canadian computer pioneer) he was born in 22/04/1922
  • Maynard Olson (American scientist) he was born in 02/10/1943
  • Alonzo Church (American mathematician) he was born in 14/06/1903
  • Eric Schmidt (software engineer, businessman, former Google CEO) he was born in 27/04/1955
  • John Vlissides (American Software scientist) he was born in 02/08/1961
  • Dan Ingalls (American computer scientist) he was born in 01/01/1944
  • Ron Jeffries (American computer scientist) he was born in 26/12/1939
  • David S. Johnson (American computer scientist) he was born in 09/12/1945
  • Jack Edmonds (Canadian mathematician and computer scientist) he was born in 05/04/1934
  • Arleen Sorkin (American actress) she was born in 14/10/1955
  • William Hurt (American actor and filmmaker) he was born in 20/03/1950
  • Adam Riess (American Nobel laureate) he was born in 16/12/1969
  • Norman Foster Ramsey (American physicist) he was born in 27/08/1915
  • Christopher A. Sims (American time-series statistician and econometrician, developer of vector auto-regressive models, Bayesian statistician, President of the Econometric Society, 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize) he was born in 21/10/1942
  • Dominique Caillat (writer) she was born in 01/01/1956
  • Andy Razaf (Malagasy-American poet, composer and lyricist) he was born in 16/12/1895
  • Martin O'Malley (American politician) he was born in 18/01/1963
  • Markus Dröge (German bishop) he was born in 16/10/1954

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