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Washington D.C.

North America
25+

Rank in USA

31

Rank in North America

160+

World Rank

Currency
US Dollar(USD)
Weather
Cloudy 23.9℃
Time
22:29 PM (GMT -04:00)
Electric Socket
Type A (120 V 60 Hz.)... Read more


About Washington D.C.

The capital of the United States, defined by its massive persona and a colossal global approach, the Washington DC lies on the North bank of the Potomac River. Named after the first president of the United States, George Washington, the city serves a perfect platter of natural beauty blended with historically renowned structures. Spot the Capitol, the White House and the Supreme Court which house the three branches of the US government. The National Air and Space Museum flaunts the technical brilliance of the state. Museums, memorials, monuments or malls, with mostly free entry, leisure and fun are unlimited to explore. A city that doesn't give you even a second to think about what to do next. The air of Washington radiates the aura of power and politics. Here one can learn about the challenging political upheavals occurred in the past by studying the various monuments spread all over the city. The accommodation of many past presidents has now become famous public tourist sights. A blend of history with the Cosmopolitan Site is extremely interesting to see. Home to more than nine acclaimed universities, Washington DC marks its name globally in the field of education. No doubt the flamboyance, personage, and splendor of the city are magnetic enough to keep you spellbound any day.

Continent Country
North America USA
Airport Name / IATA Code
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport DCA
Alternate Airport Name / IATA Code
IAD Washington Dallas International Airport


Washington D.C.
  • Time To Visit

Best time to visit
September, October, and November: When the changing colors of Autumn and foliage are a feast for the eyes. March, April, and May: When cherry blossoms bloom.
Moderate time to visit
June, July, and August: Spring sees temperatures averaging 55.7 degrees Fahrenheit but evenings can get chilly.
Worst time to visit
December, January, and February: Spring sees temperatures averaging 55.7 degrees Fahrenheit and evenings can get chilly.
Weather
Month January February March April May June July August September October November December
Minimum temprature (℃) -2 -1 3 8 14 19 22 21 17 10 5 0
Maximum temprature (℃) 6 8 13 19 24 29 31 30 26 20 14 8
Rain fall (mm) 65 65 80 65 97 95 99 100 81 79 80 80
Population
7.02 (Millions)
Official Language
English
Spoken Language
People of various et... Read more
Other Language
Spanish, French
Police
911
Ambulance
911
Taxi
Start Tariff: USD 3.... Read more

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Public Transport
Basic Items And Cost
Name Price
Water Bottle USD 2.00
Cup of Coffee USD 4.00
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.00
Rice/Kg USD 4.00
White Bread USD 3.00
Eggs (12) USD 3.00
Combo Meal USD 8.00
Fine Dining USD 75.00
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.00
Domestic Beer USD 3.00
Imported Beer USD 5.00
Bottle of Wine USD 15.00
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 8.00
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.00
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 3.00
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 2235.00
Do's And Don'ts
Night Life
Must See
Experiences
  • Tour The National Mall
  • Explore the Smithsonian Museums
  • Tour the Capitol Hill
  • Explore the Congress Library
  • Witness the changing of the Guard at the National Cemetery
  • Visit the National Archives
  • Tour the White House
  • Visit Fords Theatre
  • Explore historic Georgetown
  • Tour the Pentagon
  • Take paddle boats out of The Tidal Basin
  • Watch money being made at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Shopping
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Souvenir Suggestions
  • You can pick up the usual fridge magnets, snow globes, keychains, White House shot glasses
  • Or make it a point to pick up FBI T-shirts
  • Sportswear with logos of local soccer, baseball, basketball or hockey teams of your favorite teams
  • If you want something unique, try the White House Christmas Ornaments or Bureau of Engraving & Printing currency items
  • For DC originals, look out for Mumbo sauce or Green Hat Gin
  • White House Christmas Ornament
  • Blue Canton China
  • Hope Diamond Necklace
  • Supreme Court Cufflinks
  • Virginia Peanuts
  • LEGO white house building set
  • Lantern from Mount Vermont
  • Dominion Brew

Tourist attractions in Washington D.C.

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