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1 Washington, D.C., New York And other US cities

2 Washington, D. C. The national capital of the USA The seat of the federal government The most beautiful city in the country No building higher than 27 m (the Capitol) – a law Looks and functions like a white-collar town The federally owned buildings occupy 40 per cent of the city´s land No factories and industry, many parks

3 History George Washington Pierre L´Enfant Chose the site? Designed the city?

4 D.C – by the Act of Congress As a seat of the government Potomac River

5 Transport

6 Map Streets and avenues – on a grid scheeme Streets - numbered Avenues – named after the states of the Union

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