Washington, D.C.

USA_Washington DC_1Washington, D.C. (formally the District of Columbia) is the capital of the United States of America.

It’s unique among all other American cities since it was established by the U.S. Constitution to play the role and serve as the nation’s capital.

Washington, D.C. is not a state but a district that has been created specifically to be the seat of the federal government. But it’s not its only role.

As a whole ‘the District’ is a cosmopolitan city that offers a variety of attractions and opportunities to its millions of visitors from all over the world and residents alike. Tourism generates more than 5.5 billion US dollars.

Washington has a fast growing and diversified economy with a prevailing percentage of services (both professional and business).

Other important industries for Washington are Trade associations, law, higher education, medicine/medical research, government-related research, publishing and international finance.

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