Washington D.C.

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Referat, Hausaufgabe, Washington D.C.
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WASHINGTON, D. C. general facts - Washington is not a state and not in a state -- independent federal district - the population is about 630,000 (metropolitan area about 31 2 million) - 3 4 of the population is non-white - since 1964 the people living in Washington have the right to vote for the president - was planned as a capital -- the streets are organised in a special pattern; the National Mall is in the centre of the town, other buildings are arranged around it - the layout of the city reflects also the system of government (White House is connected to the Capitol, where Congress meets, and to the Supreme Court) - the names of the streets are given in a special way, too (the horizontal streets are named with letters; the vertical ones with numbers) - few factories, most of the ...

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