Washington D.C 

Washington D.C is the capital of the united states of America since July 16, 1790.

Washington D.C location at the mid-Atlantic area of the east coast of the USA, between Virginia and Maryland built upon one of the Potomac river banks.

 

Washington DC is not one of the 50 states. But it's an important part of the U.S. The District of Columbia is our nation's capital. Congress established the federal district from land belonging to the states of Maryland and Virginia in 1790.

 

Washington D.C or the federal district of Colombia is unique among all the states since it was created by the constitution to serve as the nation’s capital.

New York City, New York was the first capital of the United States of America under the Constitution.

 

Washington D.C Was later planned by President Gorge Washington and the French designer Per Lanfnt Plaza. While the new capital was being built Congress held sessions in Philadelphia, PA.

Washington D.C is neither a state nor a city, it is a federal district, and has no representation in congress.

Washington D.C Today is 68.34 mi² with a population of 633,427, made up of a piece from Virginia south of the Potomac River and a piece from Maryland north of the Potomac River.


 

Why is it called the District of Columbia?

On September 9, 1791, the three commissioners overseeing the capital's construction named the city in honor of President Gorge Washington. The federal district of Columbia (a feminine form of "Columbus"), which was a poetic name for the United States in use at that time.

Facts you do not Know about Washington D.C?

WASHINGTON DC CITIZENS LOVE THEIR WINE.

It’s a fact that these folks drink more wine per capital than any other US state.

WASHINGTON DC IS MISSING “J” STREET.

The city uses letters instead of numbers for their streets, but because DC was planned before the letter J existed, there is no J street in the city.

DC’S METRO IS THE SECOND BUSIEST SUBWAY SYSTEM IN THE U.S.

Beat out only by New York City, which has an average weekday ridership of over 9 million people.

 

​THE WASHINGTON REDSKINS WERE NOT ORIGINALLY FROM WASHINGTON.

The team was first based in Boston.

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