Washington, DC is a large city on Earth located in the eastern part of the United States of America. The city is not considered part of any state, and instead is located in its own political subdivision, also known as a Federal District.
The city was established as the capital city of the United States in the late 18th century. Washington was an important center of politics - not only in the United States, but the world as well - throughout the 19th, 20th and early 21st Centuries.
The city was almost destroyed when a nuclear weapon was detonated over the city, everyone from the city was evacuated, most people went to New England for safe keeping.
Despite the destruction of Washington D.C., the city was eventually rebuilt. Washington, D.C. is also the home to the Smithsonian Institution. The office of president of the earth federation is located in Washington, D.C.