What more needs to be said about Washington D.C.? It is the nation’s capital, owning a history that dates back to the founding of the United States. As permitted by the Constitution, the district is an exclusive area, and not a part of any U.S. state.
Washington D.C. Attractions
Washington D.C. had an estimated population of more than 632,000 people in 2012, making it the 24th largest city population-wise in the country. In fact, the Washington Metropolitan Area has a population of 5.7 million people, making it the seventh-largest metropolitan area in the country. The city is the home of the White House, the Supreme Court, the U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the African American Civil War Memorial, the Washington National Cathedral, the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, just to name a few things.
Major athletic teams include the Washington Wizards, the Washington Capitals, the Washington Redskins and the Washington Nationals. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) operates the Washington Metro, as well as Metrobus.
For information about parks and recreation, you can visit the District of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation website.
Notable D.C.-area colleges include:
- American University
- The Catholic University of America
- Corcoran College of Art and Design
- Gallaudet University
- The George Washington University
- Georgetown University
- Howard University
- Trinity Washington University
- University of the District of Columbia
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