The Evergreen State, The Chinook State
Washington is a state located in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is bordered by Oregon to the south, Idaho to the east, and the Canadian province of British Columbia to the north. The capital city of Washington is Olympia, while its largest city is Seattle.
The flag of Washington features a dark green field with the state seal in the center. The seal depicts an image of George Washington, the first President of the United States.
State Song: “Washington, My Home”
Motto: “Al-ki” (By and By)
Where is Washington on the US Map?
|Capital||Date Admitted to Union||Population (State Ranking)||Area (State Ranking)||Flag Adopted|
|Olympia||November 11, 1889 (42nd state)||Approximately 7.8 million |
|71,362 square miles|
|August 25, 1923|