Unitit States Depairtment o State

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Unitit States
Depairtment o State
— DoS —
Seal o the U.S. Depairtment o State
Flag o the U.S. Depairtment o State
Agency owerview
FormedJulie 27, 1789; 234 years ago (1789-07-27)
Precedin agency
  • Depairtment o Foreign Affairs
HeidquartersHarry S Truman Biggin
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, D.C., Unitit States
38°53′39″N 77°2′54″W / 38.89417°N 77.04833°W / 38.89417; -77.04833
Employees13,000 Furrin Service employees
11,000 Ceevil Service employees
45,000 local employees[1]
Annual budget$52.404 billion (FY 2018)[2]
Agency executives

The Unitit States Depairtment o State (DoS),[3] eften referred tae as the State Depairtment, is the Unitit States federal executive depairtment responsible for internaitional relations o the Unitit States, equivalent tae the foreign meenistry o other countries. The Department wis creatit in 1789 an wis the first executive depairtment established.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Furrin Service local employees."What We Do: Mission". Archived frae the original on 22 September 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  2. Department of State. "Congressional Budget Justification: Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs" (PDF). state.gov. US government. Retrieved 2 August 2019.
  3. Acronym Finder: DoS