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The Evergreen State
Capital:   Olympia
Motto:   Al-ki
Translation:   By and By
Population:   6.75 million
Area of state:   71,300 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1889

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Washington, nicknamed "The Evergreen State," is bordered by Oregon, Idaho, Canada and the Pacific Ocean. The state is named after George Washington, the first President of the United States. It was the 42nd state to be admitted to the Union. While Olympia is the state’s capital, the city of Seattle is the state’s most populated city.

Washington has two members of the U.S. Senate, a total of ten members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 49 members of the State Senate and 98 members of the House of Representatives.

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