Washington D.C. is the District of Columbia. It is the capital of the United States of America (U.S.A.), and it is on the north side of the Potomac River and near the east coast of the U.S. and North America. The coordinates are 38°53′42.4″N 77°02′12.0″W / 38.895111°N 77.036667°W. Bordering states are Maryland and Virginia.
Washington D.C. is not a state.
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