Washington, D.C, the capital of the United States of America and the seat of its three branches of government, has an unparalleled collection of free, public museums, and the lion's share of the nation's most treasured monuments and memorials.
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Georgetown is a neighborhood in Washington, D.C, south of Upper Northwest and west of Dupont Circle.
East End is D.C.'s old downtown quarter, east of 15th St, and includes the neighborhoods of Chinatown, Penn Quarter, Judiciary Square, and Mount Vernon Square.
The West End is the western section of downtown, including the central business district, sometimes known as Golden Triangle or, simply, K St, along with the Foggy Bottom neighborhood.
Dupont Circle is a trendy historic neighborhood in Washington D.C..
Shaw is a neighborhood in north-central Washington DC just east of Dupont Circle and south of Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights.
The National Mall, a national park, is a famous 2-mile long tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly boulevard in Washington, D.C.
The neighborhoods of the Upper Northwest rank among the nation's most wealthy and privileged.
Capitol Hill is a venerable neighborhood just east of the Capitol building, best known as the main residence in the city for the legislative and judicial branches of the U.S.
Anacostia is the popular name for the huge swathe of the capital consisting of the many neighborhoods East of the River.
Adams Morgan is a neighborhood in north-central Washington DC just west of Columbia Heights and north of Shaw.
The Waterfront lies just south of the National Mall but despite its attractions and close-in location, is overlooked by most visitors to the city.
Columbia Heights and Mount Pleasant are adjoining neighborhoods in north-central Washington DC just east of Adams Morgan and north of Shaw.
Near Northeast refers to the area just north of Capitol Hill and Union Station, but south of Brookland.
Petworth is a neighborhood of Washington D.C. just north of Columbia Heights.
Brookland is a neighborhood in northeast Washington DC.
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Other Names for Washington, D.C.
- English: Washington, D.C.
- French: District de Columbia
- German: Washington, D.C.
- Japanese: ワシントン D.C., ワシントン・コロンビア特別区
- Korean: 워싱턴 D.C., 컬럼비아 특별구
- Lithuanian: Kolumbijos apygarda
- Russian: Округ Колумбия
- Spanish: Distrito de Columbia, Washington D.C.
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