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Meaning of Washington DC | Do you know ‘Washington D.C.’ What is the meaning of D.C.? Presswire18 (Presswire18)


Presswire18 Digital Desk: America is considered the most powerful country in the world. America consists of 50 states. What makes America most powerful is its economic and military power. There are many things related to America that attract people’s attention. People from many countries have gone to America with the hope of getting citizenship and settling here and many keep trying to go. But the rules and regulations of this country are very strict. That’s why not everyone gets a chance.

Like every country has a story behind its capital. In the same way, America’s capital ‘Washington D.C.’ There are many stories regarding this. America ranks first among the most powerful and developed countries in the world. Whereas America’s capital Washington DC is considered to be the most powerful capital of the whole world, which is also a main center of politics around the world. Because the decisions taken from here definitely impact the whole world in some way or the other. Let us know who was Washington and why was the capital of this powerful country named after his surname?

George Washington
The current capital of America was named after America’s first President George Washington. George Washington, who became America’s first President, was born on February 22, 1732 in the British colony of Virginia. George Washington took the oath of office as the first President of the United States on April 30, 1789.

remained president for 8 years
George Washington was the President of America for eight years. When George Washington was serving as President, the capital of the country was New York City. But his dream was to build a new capital on the banks of the Potomac River. The capital Washington DC was established in the year 1800. For which space was taken from the states of Virginia and Maryland.

What is the meaning of DC?

Let us tell you that in Washington DC, DC means ‘District of Columbia’. This name is taken from the name of ‘Christopher Columbus’ who discovered America. The name of the Territory of Columbia was officially changed to ‘District of Columbia’ in the year 1871. This was a brief history of Washington DC, the capital of the world’s most powerful country.

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