... Over 168 different languages are spoken around Washington D.C.
While Washington D.C. isn't a state, it certainly exudes plenty of its own political gravity. It's the seat of power of the entire United States. Congress is there, and it's also home to over 700,000 people.
Working in the shadow of the federal government leads to plenty of other opportunities for economic growth. It's no surprise that D.C.'s economy has multiple sectors, including education, public policy, scientific research, and financial services. Major employers in the district include The Carlyle Group, PepCo, Logik, Kiplinger, Avascent, Capital One, Marriott International, Fannie Mae, Amtrak, and the Danaher Corporation.
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