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  • As shown in the given Washington location map that Washington is located in the north-west region of the United States. Washington is the state that located on the eastern Pacific coast. As shown in the Washington map that it shares its border with Oregon in the south and Idaho in the east; whereas in the north it shares its international boundary with Canada and in the west it has coastline along the Pacific coast.
    The capital city of Washington is Olympia; however, about 60 percent residents of state live in Seattle metropolitan area. Seattle is the center of business, transportation, and many other industries.
    The state name "Washington" is given after the name of George Washington, the first President of the United States. Since, Washington DC is the capital city of the United States; hence, to avoid the confusion, more frequently Washington is used as Washington state or infrequently the State of Washington.
    The climate type of Washington varies from marine type (i.e. in the western side, nearby Pacific coast) to semi-arid in the eastern part.

    Washington State - Quick Facts

    Country:United States
    Region Type: State
    Abbreviation:WA, US-WA
    Largest City:Seattle
    Area:71,362 sq mi (184,827 km2)
    Population:6,971,406 (2013)
    Joined The Union:-3701
    Nickname:The Evergreen State
    Highest Point:Mount Rainier
    Lowest Point:Pacific Ocean
    Timezone:Pacific: UTC −8/−7
    Official Website:access.wa.gov