Many people, especially foreigners, seem to confuse Washington with Washington D.C.; some even think that Washington D.C. is in the state of Washington itself!
To be clear, Washington is the name of the 42nd state of the United States. Washington D.C., on the other hand, is a federal district that technically does not belong to any state (although it is bordered by Maryland and Virginia). Here we also include a bit of history behind the state’s present name.
Washington is known for being a technology hub, its magnificent natural wonders, the Space Needle, and the world-famous coffee houses, as well as being the only state named after a US President. Here are some more interesting and wonderful facts about the Evergreen State that you’d love to know!