Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest of the United States is best known for its beautiful coastline, green interior, rainy weather, and spectacular mountains.

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, sits at one of the most beautiful spots in the United States. Photo: Dschwen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Often referred to as State, to distinguish it from national capital Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is geologically a big fjord, a semi-enclosed body of water with its northern boundary marked by Admiralty Pass and the Strait of San Juan de Fuca, first mapped by Captain George Vancouver. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Pacific Northwest

Latitude of center
45.997° or 45° 59' 49" north
Longitude of center
-118.4985° or 118° 29' 55" west
650 feet (198 metres)
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: إقليم الشمال الغربي الهادئ
  • Basque: Pazifikoko ipar-mendebaldea
  • Bosnian: Pacifički sjeverozapad
  • Catalan: Pacífic Nordoccidental
  • Chinese: 太平洋西北地区
  • Croatian: Pacifički sjeverozapad
  • Czech: Pacific Northwest
  • Danish: Pacific Northwest
  • Dutch: Pacific Northwest
  • English: Pacific Northwest, PNW, PacNW
  • Esperanto: Pacifika nordokcidento
  • Estonian: Pacific Northwest
  • Estonian: Vaikne loe
  • Finnish: Luoteis-Yhdysvallat
  • French: Nord-Ouest Pacifique
  • German: PNW
  • German: PacNW
  • German: Pacific Northwest
  • German: Pazifischer Nordwesten
  • Hebrew: אזור הפסיפיק נורת' ווסט
  • Hebrew: אזור הפסיפיק נורת' וסט
  • Hebrew: מדינות אזור הפסיפיק נורת' וסט
  • Italian: Pacifico nordoccidentale
  • Japanese: 太平洋岸北西部
  • Korean: 태평양 북서부
  • Macedonian: Пацифички Северозапад
  • Macedonian: Тихоокеански Северозапад
  • Malay (generic): Barat Laut Pasifik
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Nòrd-oèst Pacific
  • Persian: شمال غربی آرام
  • Persian: شمال غربی اقیانوس آرام
  • Polish: Wybrzeże Północno-Zachodnie
  • Portuguese: Noroeste Pacífico
  • Russian: Северо-запад
  • Russian: Тихоокеанский Северо-Запад
  • Serbian: Пацифички северозапад
  • Serbo-Croatian: Pacifički sjeverozapad
  • Slovak: Pacific Northwest
  • Spanish: Noroeste Pacifico
  • Spanish: Noroeste Pacífico
  • Spanish: Noroeste del Pacífico
  • Swedish: Pacific Northwest
  • Turkish: Pasifik Kuzeybatısı
  • Ukrainian: Тихоокеанський північний захід
  • Urdu: شمال مغربی بحرالکاہل
  • Venetian: Nordest Pasìfego
  • Vietnamese: Tây Bắc Thái Bình Dương
  • Cascadia
  • Nord-ovest Pacifico
  • Tây Bắc Hoa Kỳ ven biển Thái Bình Dương

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