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Washington was the 42nd state in the USA; it became a state on November 11, 1889.
State Abbreviation - WA
State Capital - Olympia
Largest City - Seattle
Area - 71,303 square miles [Washington is the 18th biggest state in the USA]
Population - 5,894,121 (as of 2000) [Washington is the 15th most populous state in the USA]
Name for Residents - Washingtonians
Major Industries - farming (fruit, berries, nuts, cattle, wheat), lumber, tourism, hydroelectric power, computer software, aircraft, aluminum refining
Major Rivers - Columbia River, Snake River, Yakima River
Major Lakes - Lake Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lake Washington
Highest Point - Mt. Rainier - 14,410 feet (4,392 m) above sea level
Bordering States - Idaho, Oregon
Bordering Country - Canada
Bordering Bodies of Water - Pacific Ocean, Puget Sound
Origin of the Name Washington - This state is named for George Washington, the first president of the USA.
State Nickname - The Evergreen State
State Motto - "Alki" (By and By)
State Song - Washington, My Home