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Washington Travel Guide  

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Info about Washington

Area:
259 km2
Elevation:
0 m
Population:
632323 [2012-07-01]
Overview

Situated in Pinellas County in Florida, USA, Washington DC (DC stands for District of Columbia) is the capital of USA. It is spread over an area of 177 sq km and has a population of about 580,000.  
Washington has a humid subtropical climate. The summers are hot and humid with an average temperature of 30°C. Thunderstorms are a regular phenomenon in summer. Winters are characterized by low temperatures and light snowfall. Spring is very pleasant with low humidity and mild temperatures.
Washington DC has a diverse economy. Not only is it a cultural centre but is also a media hub. The city’s unique history is on display in its iconic monuments and neighbourhoods.
The city was chosen as a compromise in the fight between the North and the South for the centre of the new government.

Area code:
0202
Time zone:
UTC+-5
Demonym:
Washingtonian
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Aged Tourists
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Couples
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Youth travel
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Families
2

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Robert Bale
Level 100     6 Trophy   
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Home to many national landmarks including the White House and the Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC is one of the most popular destinations on the map of USA. Apart from the government-related attractions, Washington is a haven for all art and... more nature lovers. The National Gallery of Art houses Impressionist masterpieces, while the United States Botanical Gardens’ treats you to exotic plants. Other attractions worth a visit are the African American Civil War Memorial, Kennedy CenterBasilica National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, B'nai B'rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Capital Children's Museum, George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens, Hillwood Museum and Gardens, National Geographic Society Explorers’ Hall, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, International Spy Museum, Tudor Place Historic House and Gardens, National Mall and National Zoo.
Elisa Simoncini
Level 20     2 Trophy    Viaggia: Couple, Friends
Overall rating 9
Overall Guide : It isn't the capital for no reason!! It has a "European" charm, mixed with American grandeur. It's small and easy to visit. It's quite expensive, as are all major American cities. I might just add that it didn't seem like... more a city for young people. It was very nice.
wilbur roberts
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Many trips can bring a new adventure each time... into history or into the future
Amanda Opoly
Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : In this city you can have a lot of fun. Beautiful place but rather pricy especially if you a south african.
kenneth kwarteng
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : There is absolutely enjoyable, and also there is always boiling ,and there is cool as i well i will each an d everyone to experience there, i really luv there.
Daryl
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Friends
Overall rating 3
Overall Guide : It is bad. I not love this town because it is bad and i love Texas because in it has very much good people.
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : worth visiting once in lifetime
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Best place to meet our founding fathers disgraces
lbvnarayana
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Couple
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Very useful
patience melanie
Level 9     1 Trophy   
Overall rating 7
Overall Guide : Very useful to have a nice time!
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