District of Columbia

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Part of the United States of America but not a state itself, the District holds the capital city of Washington, D.C., and many national landmarks such as the White House, United States Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institute, the Jefferson Memorial and the Lincoln Memorial.

The District is one of the largest tourist destinations in the country.

Residents of the District vote for the President but do not have voting representation in Congress.

Memorials and monuments: