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Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is a 169.294 meters (555 feet) tall obelisk dedicated to George Washington.
Federal Reserve Bank System 12 Reserve Banks, together with the Board of Governors in Washington D.C., make up the Federal Reserve System. HQ: Federal Reserve System Eccles Building in Washington D.C. (Central Bank of the USA) 1. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2. Federal Reserve Bank of New York 3. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia 4. Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland 5. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond 6. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 7. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 8. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis 9. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis 10. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 11. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas 12. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Microsoft headquarters The headquarters of Microsoft Corporation - the world's biggest software developer - are located in Redmond, Washington. NASA Headquarters and NASA Centers The NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) headquarters are located in Washington DC. NASA Centers have special duties and are located in throughout the USA. It was established on July 29, 1958 - On October 1, 2008 NASA celebrates its official 50th Anniversary! International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters The International Monetary Fund (IMF) headquarters - a subsidiary of the Worldbank - are located in Washington D.C. Inauguration Day 2009 The Inauguration Day 2009 takes place on January 20 at the US Capitol in Washington DC. Barack Obama becomes the 44th President of the United States. HBO Concert "We are One" On January 18, 2009 HBO aired the Live concert "We are One" for Barack Obama. Hundreds of thousands of people celebrated with the next president of the USA at the Lincoln Memorial. The White House The White House in Washington DC is the official residence of the President of the United States. United States Capitol The United States Capitol is the legislative branch of the US government. It is located on the capitol hill in Washington D.C. Institutionen in den USA Die wichtigsten Institutionen in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika. Watergate complex The Watergate complex in Washington DC is well known for the Watergate scandal during Richard Nixon's presidency. It was built in 1962. Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) headquarters are located in Washington DC. "FBI" also stands for "Fidelity, Bravery, Integrity". The FBI is the domestic intelligence agency of the United States. World Bank Group The World Bank Group is located in Washington D.C.. It was founded in 1945 to reconstruct the countries that were involved in World War II. Their mission is to reduce global poverty. Nowadays the "Bank" has five agencies: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) International Development Association (IDA) International Finance Corporation (IFC) Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA) International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) The Beach Boys Historic Landmark The Beach Boys Historic Landmark commemorates the site of the childhood home of Brian, Carl, and Dennis Wilson of the Beach Boys. It was dedicated on May 20, 2005. George Washington Birthplace National Monument George Washington was born here on February 22, 1732 and remained on this plantation until age 3. He returned as a teenager while studying surveying. Supreme Court of the United States The Supreme Court of the United States is located in Washington DC. It was established in 1789. Lincoln Memorial The Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. is honoring the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. Washington Monument Washington Monument in Washington D.C. is a 169.294 meters (555 feet) tall obelisk dedicated to George Washington. Wallace Monument The National Wallace Monument is a Tower in Stirling/Scotland commemorating Sir William "Braveheart" Wallace. It was completed in 1869. Monument Valley The Monument Valley is an area located on the border of Utah and Arizona. It's famous for the rock formations and the red siltstone and the red sand. Four Corners Four Corners is a quadripoint in the Southwest United States where the states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet—the only point in the United States where the boundaries of four states intersect.