Washington (state)

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Washington
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidWashington Territory
Admittit tae the Union11 November 1889 (42nt)
Lairgest ceetySeattle
Lairgest metroSeattle Metropolitan Aurie
Govrenment
 • GovrenorJay Inslee (D)
 • Lieutenant GovernorCyrus Habib (D)
LegislaturState Legislatur
 • Upper hooseState Senate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senatorsPatty Murray (D)
Maria Cantwell (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation5 Democrats, 4 Republicans (leet)
Population
 • Total7,288,000 (2,016 est)[1]
 • Density39.6/km2 (103/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$58078
 • Income rank
10t
Leid
Latitude45° 33′ N tae 49° N
Longitude116° 55′ W tae 124° 46′ W

Washington (Listeni/ˈwɒʃɪŋtən/) is a state in the Paceefic Northwast region o the Unitit States locatit benorth Oregon, bewast Idaho an besooth the Canadian province o Breetish Columbie, on the coast o the Paceefic Ocean. Washington wis cairvit oot o the wastren pairt o Washington Territory whilk haed been gien ower bi Breetain in 1846 bi the Oregon Treaty fur tae redd up the Oregon Boondary Dispute. It wis admittit tae the Union as the 42nt state in 1889.

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Precedit bi
Montana
Leet o U.S. states bi date o statehuid
Admittit on 11 November 1889 (42nt)
Succeedit bi
Idaho