Located in the northwestern corner of the United States, Washington State is a beautiful forested, and mountainous region. Washington State’s largest city is Seattle, which is also famous for famous giants such as Boeing, Microsoft, Amazon, as well as Starbucks. Washington State has a population of just under 7 million, placing it as the 13th most populous state in the US. The capital city of Washington State is Olympia, which is located near the Southern limits of the state.
The size of Washington State is about 185,000 square kilometers, with a high point of about 4400 meters above sea level (Mount Rainier). Washington State officially became part of the union in 1889 and was named after George Washington. Washington State has a few mountain ranges within its borders, mainly the Cascade range, the Olympic mountains, as well as the Kettle River range.