Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and also known as D.C. or Washington, is the capital city of the United States of America. Founded after the American Revolution... Wikipedia

  • Country:  United States
  • Residence Act:  1790
  • Organized:  1801
  • Consolidated:  1871
  • Home Rule Act:  1973
  • Named for:  George Washington, Christopher Columbus
  • Mayor:  Muriel Bowser (D)
  • U.S. House:  Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), Delegate (At-large)
  • Population (2019):  705,749
  • Rank:  20th, U.S. 2018
  • Metro:  6,216,589 (6th, U.S.)
  • CSA:  9,665,892 (4th, U.S.)
  • Demonym(s):  Washingtonian
  • Time zone:  EST (UTC−5)
  • Summer (DST):  EDT (UTC−4)
  • ZIP Codes:  20001–20098, 20201–20599
  • Area code(s):  202
  • Major airports:  Washington Dulles, Reagan National, Baltimore–Washington
  • Abbreviations:  DC, D.C.
  • Website:  dc.gov/ dc.gov
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo