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Entered the Union: November 11, 1889 (42nd State)

Washington Capital City: Olympia

Lagest Cities in Washington: Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue, Everett, Kent, Yakima, Renton, Federal Way

Bordering States: Idaho, Oregon

Washington 2013 Population (Estimate): 6,971,406

Washington 2010 Population (Estimate): 6,724,543

Origin of State Name: In honor of George Washington

State Motto: Al-Ki (Indian word meaning “by and by”)

Washington Nickname: Evergreen State

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