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A distinction must be made between the US state of Washington and Washington, DC, the capital of the United States of America that belongs to the state of Colombia, where the first is located in the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean, while the capital is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean from the American eastern coast, and is bordered on the northwestern side by Montgomery County And Prince George County from the eastern side, Arlington State, and Virginia from the southern and western sides, and the total area of ​​the state reaches 177 square kilometers, and more than seven hundred thousand people live on it.

touristical monuments

There are many sights to visit in Washington, including:

White House

It is the official residence of the President of the United States of America, and the house was built by James Hoban in 1792 AD, and the house contains a set of exhibits that show details about the White House, and the presidential families that remained during its rule.

Lincoln Monument

The monument is located on the western end of the National Mall, and the monument belongs to President Abraham Lincoln while contemplating, and surrounded by thirty-six columns, and was designed by the French sculptor Daniel Chester in 1922 AD, and has since been considered one of the most attractive attractions for tourists in Washington.

Washington Monument

It is a white spear that rises in the open air by 555 feet, and is considered one of the national symbols in the country, and it was approved to start construction on it by Congress in 1783 AD, and because of the presence of many political squabbles because there are no funds to support the project, work stopped to complete construction, It was later completed by the US Army Corps of Engineering, and takes note of the 50 US states.

National Aviation and Space Museum

It is one of the most popular museums in the world, and contains the first plane to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, and contains a group of exhibitions specialized in the fields of science, history, aviation technology, and flight in space, and there are some exhibits that explain the use of air power in the two world wars, and racing The space.

National Zoo

The park contains more than two thousand different species of animals, birds, and reptiles, and in the park you can see the animals of the Amazon region with a look at the aquatic life in it, and the most famous types of animals found there are leopard, deer, and eagle.

The Museum of News or Newseum

It is a place that introduces you to modern American history, prominent events in the country and the world through a media portal; that is, it documents these events in the form of documentary films such as the story of the Berlin Wall, and the assassination of President John Kennedy.

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