Washington

Summary

Capital
Country
Area
184,827 km² (71362 mi²)
People born here
Population
6,562,231 (United States Census Bureau, Population, 2008)
2,378,963 (1950)
1,736,191 (1940)
GDP (nominal)
311,270,000,000 (2007, US$)
 

Namesake

Named after
 

Employer

Employees and other personnel
1977 (1965)
 

Context name

Abbreviation
WA
Nickname
The Evergreen State
 

Geographic scope

Charities
 

Dated location

Date founded
1889-11-11
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Ecoregion

Contained by
Cold Temperate Northeast Pacific
 

Location

Arrestee
mistaken identity (Justin Long, www.andhranews.net)
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 886, 900)
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Washington (1923)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Administrative Division

Capital
Country
Official symbols
Western Hemlock (1987, State tree)
Pacific Tree Frog (2007, State Amphibian)
American Goldfinch (State bird)
 

Location

Partially contains
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
Geolocation
-120.5 × 47.5 × 520
Contains
Events
Contained by
Nearby airports
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Agencies
Washington State Institute for Public Policy
Washington State Liquor Control Board
Washington State Department of Transportation
Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Wine Region

Wines
 

Court jurisdiction area

Courts
Washington Supreme Court
 

Statistical region

Unemployment Rate
2007-02-01 (4.5)
2007-06-01 (4.5)
2006-12-01 (4.8)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 9.04, Hour)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
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