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$)
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Washington (1923)
 

Court jurisdiction area

Courts
Washington Supreme Court
 

Ecoregion

Contained by
Cold Temperate Northeast Pacific
 

Location

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

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Wine Region

Wines
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Context name

Abbreviation
WA
Nickname
The Evergreen State
 

Administrative Division

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

Employer

Employees and other personnel
1977 (1965)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
Agencies
Washington State Department of Transportation
Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board
Washington State Institute for Public Policy
 

Location

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

Administrative Area

Capital
Administrative parent
Administrative children
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Namesake

Named after
 

Geographic scope

Charities
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Dated location

Date founded
1889-11-11
 

Statistical region

Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 9.04, Hour)
Unemployment Rate
2006-12-01 (4.8)
2007-01-01 (4.6)
2007-02-01 (4.5)
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