Washington

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 America.

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