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Take the first two letters of the state name to form the abbreviation . Take the first and last letter of the state name to form the abbreviation .
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Residents of Washington (known as “Washingtonians”) and the Pacific Northwest simply refer to the state as ” Washington “, and the nation’s capital ” Washington , D.C. “, “the other Washington “, or simply ” D.C. ”
Washington is number one in the country in the production of apples, pears, red raspberries, spearmint oil, and sweet cherries. Washington has over 1,000 dams. Up to 5,000 wild horses roam the Yakima Indian Reservation. Seattle was the first city in the US to play a Beatles song on the radio.
The population of Washington is 69.3% White, 12.4% Hispanic, 3.7% African American and 8.11% Asian . 19.3% of the people in Washington speak a non-English language, and 92.6% are U.S. citizens.