Washington DC History, Geography, Population, Facts

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Great Seal of the District of Columbia

Adopted on August 3, 1871

Justice (who is a woman) is shown on the seal hanging a wreath on a statue of George Washington. The first act passed by the District's first legislative assembly on August 3, 1871, created the corporate seal of the District of Columbia, which includes this motto.

 ** - The Great Seal is provided here for educational purposes only. State law restricts reproduction of the Great Seal for other purposes.

Washington DC is not a state, but a federal district as specified by Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution

Capital City: Washington

Capitol Tour

Washington DC Official Web Site

Airports: Airports Map | Airport Links

Amtrak: Northeast

Area Codes: Washingon DC

Bird: Wood Thrush Washington DC

Border States: Regional List  Virginia  Maryland

Cam World: Live Web Cams

Constitution: United States

Current Events: Washington DC News Headlines

Department of: Education - DC

Economy: Government

Executive Branches of United States Goverment:

Flag: Washington DC (dc)

Flower: American Beauty Rose

Genealogical Resources: Cyndi's List   ROOTS-L

Geographic Center: Near 4th and L streets

History: History Timeline    DC Council

Highways: Washington DC Highways

Hotels, Motels & Inns:

Kids Corner: Washington DC Kids Site

Library: Library of Congress 

License Plates: Washington DC

Major Industries: Federal government, tourism

Media: Radio   TV

Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice to all)

Museums: The Virtual Library

Population: Quickfacts   572,059; 12/00

Population: 2000: 572,059

Real Estate:  Washington DC Real Estate

Representatives: US House: 110th Congress  US Senate: 110th Congress

School Directory: Washington DCg

Selection Map

Song: Washington DC  • 

Sports: Washington DC Teams

Tourism: www.washington.org

Tree: Scarlet Oak

White Pages: AnyWho.com  - Over 90 million people listings, businesses, emails, & reverse telephone listings.

Yellow Pages:: Yellow Pages.com

Zoo: Smithsonian National Zoological Park