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  • 1. Washington, D.C.
  • 2. Washington D.C. – the capital of the USA. The city was founded in 1791 by the first president of the USA and was named after him.
  • 3. George Washington, the first President of the USA, after whom the city was named.
  • 4. The city stands on the Potomac River.
  • 5. The city is situated in the District of Colambia.This District doesn’t belong to any of the states.
  • 6. The District was named in honour of thediscovered of America Christofor Colambus.
  • 7. Washington D.C. is unusual city. It has somepeculiarities. Such us:
  • 8. 1. The city was designed and build as a capital.
  • 9. 2. It was designed infrench style by french architector Pierre Charles L’Enfant.
  • 10. 3. There are no sky-scrapers due to the lawagainst building houses higher than the Capitol.
  • 11. 4. It is the city of only one industry – law-making.
  • 12. 5. It is the city of greenary.
  • 13. The Capitol - place, where the US Congressmeets to discuss the nations affairs. It stands on Capitol Hill, the highest point in the city.
  • 14. The Library of Congress is not far from the Capitol. It is one of the largest libraries in the world.
  • 15. It takes about 500 kilometres of shelves to hold all the books!
  • 16. Pennsylvania Avenue joins the Capitol and the WhiteHouse which is the Presidents residence. The White Househas been the home of every president with the exception of George Washington.
  • 17. The North side of the White house.
  • 18. The Washington Monument is situated in PotomacPark. It is the tallest stone structure in the USA.
  • 19. It is about 160 metres tall and is called the “Pencil” because of its shape.
  • 20. The Lincoln Memorial is built in the style of a classic Greek Temple.
  • 21. Inside theMemorial there is a large white marble statue ofthe 16th President of the USA
  • 22. This is Jefferson Memorial built in honour of ThomasJefferson, the third president of the USA and the author of the Declaration of Independence.
  • 23. Inside you can see a statue of Thomas Jefferson. There areextracts from his most famous works on the walls.
  • 24. Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul
  • 25. Arlington National Cemetery - the military cemetery.In the cemetery are buried members of wars, presidents , heads of the Supreme Court and astronauts . Now the cemetery has 300,000 graves .
  • 26. Welcome to Washington, D.C. full of history,
  • 27. wonders,
  • 28. beauty,
  • 29. and life!

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