Flag of the State of Washington

Flag of the State of Washington

  • Officially » State of Washington
    • Capital » Olympia
    • Largest city » Seattle

Facts

  • Population » 7.7 million
  • Languages » English (de facto)

Geography

  • Total Area » 184,827 sq km (71,362 sq mi)
  • Highest elevation » Mount Rainier at 4,392 m (14,411 ft)

National Parks

  • Olympic National Park (NPS / Wikipedia) is on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula.
    • Designated UNESCO World Heritage in 1981.
    • 1,441 square miles
    • Three distinct ecosystems and incredible geographic diversity
    • Fascinating, diverse and amazing landscapes
    • Nearly 200 glaciers
    • 73 miles of rugged remote coastline
    • Hoh Rain Forest – Temperate rainforest

Fun Fact

  • Washington’s Mount Rainier is often referred to as the snowiest place on Earth. (Source)

Resource

Last Updated on June 17, 2022