Washington D.C. - focussing on the Capitol
View of Capitol Hill, Columbus Plaza and Union Station
Discover Washington D.C. by webcam
Washington D.C. is the capital of the United States and impresses with its renowned landmarks, such as The White House, Jefferson Memorial, Washington Monument and many more. Installed on top of the Phoenix Park Hotel, the earthTV camera captures a breathtaking view of the Capitol, focal point of the city and seat of national government.
Protestant 56%, Roman Catholic 28%, Jewish 2%, other 4%, none 10%
9,629,091 km² (3,794,066 miles²)
32,064 km (19,924 miles)
Death Valley -86 m (-282 feet)
Mount McKinley 6149 m (20174 feet)
As the world's third largest country, the landscape in the United States varies greatly: temperate forestland on the East coast, mangrove forests in Florida, the Great Plains in the center of the country, the Mississippi-Missouri river system, the Rocky Mountains west of the plains, deserts and temperate coastal zones west of the Rocky Mountains and rainforests in the Pacific Northwest. The arctic regions of Alaska and the volcanic islands of Hawaii only increase the geographic and climatic diversity.
Key aspects of tourism
Tourism in the USA is as various as the country itself: city trips to New York or L.A., beach holidays in Florida or California or the wonders of nature (Niagara Falls, Rocky Mountains) are possible tourist destinations.
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Events in Washington D.C.
- Rock: Steve Miller Band live, 27.07.
- Legg Mason Tennis Classics, 31.07.- 08.08.
Comments for this location
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