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"Washington, DC"


The city of Washington, the capital of the United States of

America is located in the District of Columbia (DC for short)

Many people consider Washington DC to be one of the most beatiful

cities in the world. It is filled with many parks, wide streets

and impressive buildings. In the centre of the city, in Capitol

Park, visitors' eyes focus on the Capitol, where Congress

convence to inect laws. Many visitors come to Washington DC to

see the White House. It is the greatest attraction for many of

them. The White House, the official residence of the President,

is situated at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. The largest room in

this building of over the hundreds room is the East Room, scene

of many state receptions, balls and musicals. Other famous rooms

are: the Green Room, the Blue Room, the Red Room, which are used

for afternoon teas and for receptions held before state dinners.

The Blue Room, the most formal of these "colors" room is an

oval-shaped room connecting the Green and the Red Rooms. On the

second floor, the floor with the family quarters and quests

rooms, is the Lincoln Room, which one served as an office for

president Lincoln but today serves as an honor guest room. In

this room Lincoln signed the emansipation proclamation of 1863.

Other landmarks in Washington DC include memorials to three

Presidents: The Washington Memorial, The Lincoln Memorial and The

Jefferson Memorial; The Library of Congress, The National Gallary

of Art, The John F. Kennedy center for the Perfoming Arts. The

Capitol is in the very center of Washington. It is located on the

Capitol Hill, the highest point in the city. The Capitol is the

highest building in Washington. There is a law in Washington not

to build buildings higher than the Capitol. The conrer stone of

the Capitol was laid by George Washington on Sep 18th, 1793. The

Capitol is the seat of the goverment of the United States of


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