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Evergreen State : Washington


Area: 176,616 square kilometers, out twenty bits.
Population: 3,658,000 people, the second and twelve.
State House: Olympia (Olympia)
Major cities: Seattle (Seattle), Spokane (Spokane)
State Flower: Mountain Azalea
State Bird: American Gold Plum bird

The name of Washington is named to commemorate George Washington. 1579 British explorer Francis? Superfluous gram (Sir Francis Drake) to reach the northwestern coast of the Americas by the Pacific (Pacific Northwest). 1792 George? Vancouver captain (Capt. George Vancouver) were sent to find the northwest passage and draw a map of the region, he reached the Puget Sound. Colonization began in 1811. November 11, 1889 became the forty-second state. To the mountain azalea (rhododendron) is the state flower. Alias ​​state called "evergreen of the State" Evergreen State

State motto: "Future" By and By

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