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About the District of Columbia

  • Population (2013 estimate): 646,449
  • Nickname: D.C.
  • Official Flower: American Beauty Rose
  • Official Bird: Wood Thrush
  • Official Tree: Scarlet Oak
  • Total Interstate Mileage: 12.27
  • Land Area: 61.05 square miles
  • Highest Point: Reno Hill, 409 feet
  • Lowest Point: Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, sea level
  • Founded: July 16, 1790

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