District of Columbia

The District of Columbia is the capital city of the United States. It is located on the Potomac River between Maryland and Virginia and is home to many of the federal government's buildings, including the White House, Capitol, and Supreme Court. It is a unique city, as it is not part of any state, but rather is directly under the jurisdiction of the federal government. The city is a popular tourist destination, offering many historical and cultural attractions, as well as a lively cultural scene.