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Science In Your Backyard: District of Columbia

District of Columbia

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District of Columbia State Facts

Image of District of Columbia with a star pinpointing the location of the capital.
Locations on image are approximate

Capital: D.C.(Star shaped icon located on map pinpointing capital.)
Land Area: 61 sq. miles
(source: 2010 Census)
Population: 601,723
(source: 2010 Census estimate)
Lowest Point:
Potomac River at Sea Level
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)
Geographic Center:
Located approx. at Fourth and L Streets N.W.
(source: U.S. Geological Survey)


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