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Washington DC, United States

About Washington DC

Washington DC is the capital of the United States, famous for its iconic landmarks and national treasures. Walk among the symbols of American heritage, from the majestic Lincoln Memorial to the awe-inspiring Capitol building. Dive into the Smithsonian museums, free to all and perfect for family explorations, or experience the city’s lively neighborhoods and cherry blossom-lined streets in spring.

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Washington DC highlights

Average temperature in June

29 °C / 84 °F

High season months

May, June, July, August, September, October

Local currency

United States dollar (USD)

Local language


Closest Airports

  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (US) - 4.8 km (3.0 mi)
  • Washington Dulles International Airport (US) - 36.7 km (22.8 mi)
  • Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (US) - 44.5 km (27.7 mi)

Fun fact

Washington DC is home to the largest library in the world.

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